it's BUSHFIRE season!

Brooklyn's close encounter with bushfires, December 2002


This is the story of the day the bushfires came to Brooklyn, the aftermath — and the regeneration of the bush in the months that followed.

Read the original story (with pictures...)

See a photographic record of the recovery of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park as the process of regeneration takes place, month by month, during the year following the fires.

Words & images © Nick Gleitzman 2002, 2003