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Hudson’s Hope – Building a Wildfire Resilient Community

This is the story of a small-town community who, in the face of wildfire evacuations, has prepared themselves and worked together to become resilient to the threat of wildfire.

The Wildfire Danger Rating sign explained

In this video explainer, we explore the wildfire danger rating sign; what it means, and how it impacts you.

Introduction to cultural burning and prescribed fire

When managed properly, fire is a powerful tool for managing the health and safety of our forests, communities and wildlife. Learn more about prescribed fire and cultural burning in this animated video.

Secretary Rice and FireSmart BC ask BC residents to prepare for wildfire

FireSmart BC and Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness BC, are calling on residents of British Columbia to start preparing for wildfire using simple, proven steps to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on their property and communities. Watch this video to see Jennifer Rice putting FireSmart into action.

Towards a shared understanding of wildfire risk in Canada

On May 3, 2022, the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre and ICLR hosted a joint half-day online workshop titled 'Towards a shared understanding of wildfire risk in Canada'.

FireSmart BC launches Landscaping Hub & Plant Program

Watch and learn about the new virtual FireSmart Landscaping Hub and Plant Program! From the online resources to the program launched in over 30 garden centres, we are helping British Columbians make informed choices about how to manage their lawn and gardens and increase their resilience to wildfire.

The Beauty of FireSmart Landscaping with Brian Minter

Brian Minter, BC’s go-to gardening expert, reflects on gardening, climate change, and how FireSmart landscaping can help mitigate homeowners' risks when it comes to wildfire.

FireSmart Canada Neighbourhood Recognition Program (FCNRP) vs Home Partners Program (HPP)

This video explains explains the difference between the Home Partners Program (HPP) and the FireSmart Canada Neighbourhood Recognition Program (FCNRP).

Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (WMS) vs Local FireSmart Representative (LFR)

In this video Scott Rogers breaks down the difference between a Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (WMS) and a Local FireSmart Representative (LFR).

FireSmart BC Plant Program

The FireSmart BC Plant program is one of the integral ways of educating British Columbians. Using clearly marked tags on plants found at home and garden centres, the program instantly shows customers, right at the time of purchase, which plants are considered more fire-resilient.

Home Partners Program Overview

The FireSmart Home Partners Program was designed to engage homeowners in voluntary wildfire mitigation activities by offering a professional home assessment with property-specific recommendations.

FireSmart BC + Art Knapp

We teamed up with Art Knapp stores in Kamloops and Prince George; enlisting our favourite FireSmart messenger, Ember, to help get the word out about FireSmart landscaping.