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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.

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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Peace River Regional District and Mammoth Forestry’s Wildfire Preparedness Days

Through the month of June the Peace River Regional District hosted three consecutive Wildfire Preparedness Days at Beatton Provincial Park, One Island Lake Provincial Park,…

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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.

FireSmart Coordinator – Dashwood
Tricia Thorpe’s Lytton story
International Women’s Day

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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