Paul Bates

Paul is the Forest Fire Management Victoria Murray Goldfields District Manager.  He and his team are responsible for the on ground delivery of the Forest Fire Management work program in the Murray Goldfields District which includes the Newstead and Maldon areas.  This program includes fuel management, roading, general forest management such as pest plant and animal control, providing domestic firewood to local communities, recreation site maintenance and community engagement on the work program.

Paul spoke as part of Looking at the landscape: an exploration of places, values and perspectives on Saturday afternoon. This session  involved a field trip to Mt Tarrengower, and then through the Muckleford Forest looking at past fires, their impact and ecological recovery.