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FireSmart in action

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A grassroots movement

At its core, FireSmart is a grassroots movement – one that’s goal is to save lives, livelihoods, neighbourhoods and communities against the impacts of wildfire. It depends on neighbourhoods and communities all across our province – and country – that are organizing initiatives to make their communities safer.

Silverton Fire Hall Wildfire Resiliency Garden

The Silverton Fire Hall Wildfire Resiliency Garden was delivered as a component of the Slocan Valley Wildfire Resiliency Program for the Villages of Slocan, Silverton,…

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The City of Powell River and Broombusters team up to remove hazardous Broom

The City of Powell River is teaming up with Broombusters. Based on Vancouver Island & BC Mainland, Broombusters is a grassroots non-profit society that started…

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Watch stories
of success

From individual testimonials, to success stories of communities and organizations, watch the results of FireSmart principles being put into practice.

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FireSmart 2024 International Women’s Day
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FireSmart Princeton Overview
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How An Assessment Helped Save a Home

From the FireSmart BC Magazine

Check out the latest and greatest success stories from the FireSmart BC Magazine

Nelson’s collaborative approach to wildfire risk reduction

Photo courtesy of Adrian Wagner Studio When it comes to mitigating the effects of wildfire, the Nelson area is proving to be a pioneer with…

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