Prescribed burn planned for Lincoln National Park

BURN: About two hectares will be burnt in a planned prescribed burn in the Lincoln National Park.
BURN: About two hectares will be burnt in a planned prescribed burn in the Lincoln National Park.

About two hectares of land will be burned in a planned prescribed burn in the Lincoln National Park on Wednesday, should weather conditions permit.

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has planned a burn adjacent Taylors Landing Road and Investigator Trail in the national park, south of Port Lincoln to begin at 9.45am and be complete by 6pm.

The aim is to do edge burning in preparation for future operations.

During the burn Investigator Trail will have a detour in place and smoke may impact users of the trail, while Taylors Landing Road and camping area will remain open.

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A National Parks and Wildlife Service crew will remain on site until the fire area is deemed safe.

The service conducts a statewide prescribed burning program to reduce the spread and intensity of bushfires to help protect communities and enhance biodiversity.

This burn will follow a small burn done over 0.2 hectares at Point Boston on May 7.

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