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Smoke Advice

Annan River (Yuku Baja Muliku) National Park, Endeavour River National Park and Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct planned burn operations within Annan River (Yuku Baja Muliku) National Park, Endeavour River National Park and Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park from Monday 26 July to Wednesday 1 September 2021 - weather permitting - as part of the annual hazard reduction/conservation management program for parks and forests.

As a result, smoke may be seen in the Cooktown and Marton areas.

The aim of this burn is to reduce the volume of forest fuels and to create a mosaic pattern of burnt and unburnt areas.

This will help reduce the intensity of any subsequent wildfires and provide favourable conditions for natural forest regeneration.

Smoke can decrease visibility on the roads, so it is important that motorists drive safely to the conditions.

For more information, please call Cooktown office of the QPWS on 4069 5777.

 

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