The Band's FireSmart crew members have done considerable fuel-management work at both the resident and landscape level, caring and nurturing the land to preserve its beauty for generations to come and protect their community from wildfire.
Indigenous Cultural Burning – Shackan
Cultural burn being conducted in spring of 2019 on Shackan band lands facilitated by the First Nations’ Emergency Services Society’s Fuel Management Department and Shackan Indian Band members with assistance from the BC Wildfire Service.
Indigenous Cultural Burning – Xwisten (Bridge River)
Cultural burn being conducted in spring of 2019 in Xwisten facilitated by the First Nations’ Emergency Services Society’s Fuel Management Department and Xwisten band members with assistance from the BC Wildfire Service.
For all information regarding Community Resiliency Investment (CRI), and the three streams.
Crown Land Wildfire Risk Reduction
This link contains the Crown Land Wildfire Risk Reduction Planning Guide as well as other supporting documents and templates.
BCWS FNESS Contact List
This contact sheet is for Local FireSmart Representatives in BC to communicate with your local BC Wildfire (BCWS) or First Nations Emergency Services Society (FNESS) staff regarding wildfire risks in the areas that you as an LFR may be assessing.
Here are all the key resources you need to assist with the FireSmart Canada Neighbourhood Recognition Program (FCNRP) applications, videos, Neighbourhood Champion workshops, and other materials to help you keep your neighbourhood FireSmart.
About the FireSmart Canada Neighbourhood Recognition Program (FCNRP)
FireSmart Canada developed the FCNRP to officially recognize neighbourhoods that have taken critical steps to reduce their vulnerabilities to wildfire. Because FireSmart is most effective when neighbours band together.