it's BUSHFIRE season!

The bush around Brooklyn regenerates after the bushfires of December 2002
Photographs by Nick Gleitzman

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Regeneration: Series One | Series Two | Series Three

Series Three
It was the exposed ridgetops that bore the full brunt of the fire's fury. Fanned by a hot westerly wind and its own updraft, the fire raced up the steep slopes from Berowra Creek. Where it burned hottest, there weren't even dead leaves left on the trees—just scorched earth and blackened trunks.

December 11, 2002. Click to enlarge. December 11, 2002: 5 days

January 13, 2003. Click to enlarge. January 13, 2003: 38 days

February 15, 2003. Click to enlarge. February 15, 2003: 71 days

March 14, 2003. Click to enlarge. March 14, 2003: 98 days

April 15, 2003. Click to enlarge. April 15, 2003: 130 days

May 19, 2003. Click to enlarge. April 19, 2003: 164 days
June 15, 2003. Click to enlarge. June 15, 2003: 191 days

July 15, 2003. Click to enlarge. July 15, 2003: 221 days

August 21, 2003. Click to enlarge. August 21, 2003: 258 days

September 13, 2003. Click to enlarge. September 13, 2003: 281 days

October 19, 2003. Click to enlarge. October 19, 2003: 317 days

November 19, 2003. Click to enlarge. November 19, 2003: 348 days


Series One | Series Two | Series Three


December 9, 2003. Click to enlarge. December 9, 2003: 368 days
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