Farm/Ranch Wildfire Preparedness — An Introduction
Producers face unique challenges from wildfire. Use the Farm/Ranch Wildfire Plan guide and workbook to develop a preparedness plan that’s customized for your specific operational needs.
Gary Stamper FireSmart Testimonial
Gary Stamper is the Site Manager at Camp Summit in Squamish, BC. Here he describes the camp's preparation for wildfire, as well as their response to the wildfire on their doorstep in April, 2020.
Rob Dombowsky FireSmart Testimonial
Rob Dombowsky - the Wildfire Officer for the Pemberton Fire Zone - discusses the response, and evacuation, when wildfire hit Squamish in April, 2020.
Blueprint for wildland fire science in Canada
Like much of the world, Canada is experiencing more frequent, extreme, and complicated wildland fire events. Experts agree that this trend will continue. Although fires can play an important role in forest ecosystems, these enhanced events have the potential to put more lives, critical infrastructure and economies at risk.
Fire behaviour in thinned jack pine
This paper provides two case studies of FireSmart treatments in Canada's Northwest Territories and an observation of fire behaviour in thinned jack pine trees.
Forest fires and the law
This legislative study serves as a guide for national drafters based on the Fire Management Voluntary Guidelines.
Ember Characteristics Research
Understanding how embers travel is key in improving guidance for homeowners and communities. These videos provide insight in to the inner workings of wildfire embers and how they interact with wind, structures and vegetation.
FireSmart forest management: A pragmatic approach to sustainable forest management in fire-dominated ecosystems
This paper describes the concept of fire-smart forest management, discusses its need and benefits, and explores challenges to effective implementation.