RESIDENTS have been advised of a planned Hazard Reduction burn which is scheduled to take place within the Numinbah area on Tuesday.
The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct the burn from 10:00am, as part of the annual hazard reduction/conservation management program for parks and forests.
As a result, smoke may be seen in the Numinbah Valley, Springbrook, Advancetown and Beechmont areas.
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The aim of this low-intensity burn is to reduce the volume of forest fuels and to create a mosaic pattern of burnt and unburnt areas within the park.
This will help reduce the intensity of any subsequent wildfires and provide favourable conditions for natural forest regeneration.