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Bushfire resilient landscapes

This is a video recording of David Holmgren presentation on bushfire resilient landscapes, buildings, homes and communities in a forum held in April 2015 in Hewett. The forum was initiated by Transition Gawler (TG) to support and educate residents on fire prevention and mitigation through a new set of design principles.
Time: 7pm Friday 24 April 2015
Place: Hewett Community Centre, 24 Kingfisher Dv, Hewett (near Gawler)


The other three parts of the forum are available below.
Part 1 – Introduction to Forum/Transition Gawler
vimeo.com/esmedia/fire1
Part 2 – Helen Hennessy – CFS – overview of Sampson Flat Fire
vimeo.com/esmedia/fire2
Part 3 – Tony Fox – Natural Resources AMLR Gawler Office – Sampson Flat Fire Recovery
vimeo.com/esmedia/fire3
On the subject, you may be interested in the following case studies David Holmgren has done.
The flywire house: a case study in design against bushfire
Melliodora: a case study in cool climate permaculture
or come and see for yourself an example of bushfire resilient landscape by taking part in the whole day tour at Melliodora.

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