Silviculture / Forest Protection / Fire protection
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Forest owners in Australia are very susceptible to the risk of bushfire. Most would say that fire is the greatest single threat to their investment. By understanding how fires behave it might be possible to design a farm forest and implement management strategies, that minimise the risks. Growers may also able to take out fire insurance to protect their investment. If their forest is burnt farmers may be able to salvage some timber. Even if the trees are not killed fire can lead to the development of defects in the timber.

Fire behaviour
Strategies to reduce the risk of fire damage
After the fire—salvage and recovery
Fire insurance

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