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WCPD 2020 Project Rules

This document contains the official rules for the FireSmart Canada Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Neighbourhood Project Awards Promotion 2020.

Consent & Release Form – WCPD 2020

FireSmart Canada Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Neighbourhood Project Awards Promotion - Consent and Release Form.

Project Ideas ‐ Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2020

Projects that reduce wildfire risk, increase preparedness and help your community become FireSmart can be accomplished by a broad range of ages; and come in a variety of time commitments ranging from an hour to an entire day or weekend. This document contains some suggestions to help get you started.

FireSmart Begins At Home Manual

This 32 page manual outlines the FireSmart program and how each homeowner can make their property and neighbourhood FireSmart.

Factsheet: Funding Opportunities

When homeowners implement FireSmart building and landscaping guidelines, sprinkler technologies can increase a structure’s chance of withstanding a severe wildfire.

10 Tips To FireSmart Your Home

FireSmarting your property will dramatically decrease the risk of wildfire burning down your home. The best part is, it's surprisingly easy to do. Check out the list of top 10 ways to FireSmart your home.

Factsheet: Prescribed Fire

This factsheet outlines the planned and controlled application of fire to a specific land area and is one of the most ecologically appropriate and relatively efficient means for achieving planned public safety and resource management objectives, for example to enhance a habitat, prepare an area for tree planting or for disease eradication.

Factsheet: Exterior Home Sprinklers and Structure Protection Units

When homeowners implement FireSmart building and landscaping guidelines, sprinkler technologies can increase a structure’s chance of withstanding a severe wildfire.

Open Burning Practices for Farmers and Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers sometimes face special challenges when using open burns to clear grass and stubble, debris piles and windrows. To help conduct your open burn safely, please follow the tips in this factsheet.

FireSmart Canada Home Development Guide