Aboriginal cultural burning has been used to help kick start a rejuvenation of land near Mallinson Road.
The burn is part of a cultural restoration project which began in 2019.
Peter Ingram is one of the Wiradjuri men supervising the burn, with preparations done over the weekend.
Mr Ingram said the focus was on protecting environmental and community assets, reducing the fuel load and rejuvenating the land.
He said many native Australian plants and trees had evolved with fire as part of the eco-system.
"There are plants and trees which don't seed unless there's smoke or heat, or flame itself," Mr Ingram said.
"The old people used fire like a lawn mower and land management tool. It's like mowing your lawn, it helps keep it tidy and lush."
Cultural burning focuses on creating small fires that creep along the ground burning off dead growth to promote new growth and also manage weeds.
Mr Ingram said it would residents could enjoy seeing wildflowers and untouched space when the plants and trees began re-growing.
The project is being led by Griffith's Local Aboriginal Land Council and the Wiradjuri community with support from the NSW Parks and Wildlife Service, NSW RFS, Riverina LLS and Griffith City Council.
"The objective to bring these different land management agencies is about sharing knowledge and information and asking people to provide their particular expertise," Gary Currey from the NPWS said.
"This is about managing country and bringing it back to health."
It's believed the land bordering Mallinson Road and fire trail 43 hasn't seen hazard reduction in around 50 years.
Mr Currey said native orchids had been seen inside the area but it had been a while.
He said the Murrumbidgee Field Naturalists had completed a species list of plants and trees, and once the cultural burn had been finished and regrowth began they would asked to see what returned.
Inspector Jason Wall from NSW RFS MIA Zone said the cultural burn would help reduce the risk of bushfire.
"If it's healthy country then it will be more resistant to fire. So it will be less likely to impact buildings," Inspector Wall said.
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