FireSmart stories

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.
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Mount Baldy’s Resilience Journey

Mount Baldy’s success story stands as an inspiring example of community-driven wildfire resiliency following a ‘near miss’ wildfire experience. The 2021 Nk’Mip Creek wildfire served as…

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Mount Baldy’s Resilience Journey

Mount Baldy’s success story stands as an inspiring example of community-driven wildfire resiliency following a ‘near miss’ wildfire experience. The 2021 Nk’Mip Creek wildfire served as…

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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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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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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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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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Whistler shows how wildfire prevention should be done today – and tomorrow

Whistler may be Canada’s best-known resort community, its idyllic scenery and rich recreational offerings having played a central role in Vancouver’s hosting of the 2010…

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