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10 June, 2021

Planned burn Whitsunday and Molle Islands National Park

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a planned burn on North Molle, Teague and Cid Islands between June 12 and June 26, 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 Whitsunday and Molle Islands group area.

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 the Whitsunday office of the QPWS on 4962 5205.

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