it's BUSHFIRE season!

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

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Follow the rebirth of the bush as Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park recovers from the ravages of the fires. Taken at one month intervals, these three series of photographs map the regeneration of the flora of the sandstone ridges and gullies of the Hawkesbury plateau.

Regeneration: Series One | Series Two | Series Three

Series One
Looking east over Ku-ring-gai Chase to the ocean from The Pie Factory on the old Pacific Highway between Cowan and Brooklyn. The section of the Hawkesbury River visible is the main channel at Little Wobby, just east of Dangar Island.

December 20, 2002. Click to enlarge. December 20, 2002: 14 days

January 15, 2003. Click to enlarge. January 15, 2003: 40 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. May 19, 2003: 164 days

June 14, 2003. Click to enlarge. June 14, 2003: 190 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

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

Series One | Series Two | Series Three

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