This manual provides easy steps to make your property FireSmart, while also covering how wildfires grow and spread, and the bigger picture of creating FireSmart communities.
2021: Year in Review
In 2021, British Columbia suffered a deadly and destructive wildfire season. However, there was a silver lining. As people came to realize they needed to know more about how to prepare for wildfires, many began to find the resources needed through FireSmart BC.
FireSmart BC Plant Tagging Program
The FireSmart BC Plant tagging 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 Building & Development: Whistler
Whistler has experienced rapid growth in recent decades. This continued development and expansion has included taking proactive wildfire mitigation efforts and incorporating FireSmart principles in all new development.
FireSmart BC Homeowner’s Manual PDF (Printable)
This printable, PDF version of the FireSmart BC Homeowner's Manual provides easy steps to make your property FireSmart, while also covering how wildfires grow and spread, and the bigger picture of creating FireSmart communities.