We know that climate change is already impacting on the Australian Alps. Declining snow pack, hotter summers, and longer fire seasons are just some of the impacts we are seeing. This brings many challenges to land managers, and is changing the mountain landscapes we know and love.
Additionally, local economies rely on the beautiful natural surroundings of the Alps, which attract skiers, riders and others from around the state and the country. Declining environments will impact on the numbers of visitors and hence local economies.
This short seminar will delve into the issue of fire, and how we need to respond to longer and more intense seasons in the Victorian mountains.
If you can’t attend the event, it will be livestreamed via the event facebook page.
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