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More Prescribed Burns at Duck Ponds

More prescribed burns are set to start at Duck Ponds today.

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With weather conditions permitting, a burn is planned for 59.3 hectares of private land on Woods Road, 5 kms north-west of Port Lincoln later today and is expected to be completed by 9pm tonight.

Another burn off of Concorde Road at Duck Ponds will also be occurring later today, affecting 5 hectares of private land and looks to be completed by 10pm tonight.

The burns will be carried out by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and crews will remain on site until it is safe to leave.

Last month, the National Parks and Wildlife Service announced 90 prescribed burns will take place on around 9,000 hectares of public and private land across the state, through spring 2021 and autumn 2022.

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