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.

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.

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.