Three steps to cost-effective wild home protection
Complete these 3 steps to reduce the risk of a wildfire spreading to your home. For items listed under step 3 check
with your municipality about any permit requirements and the availability of subsidies. Give decks, sheds and
outbuildings within 10 m of your home the same FireSmart consideration as you do your home.
FireSmart measures begin with maintenance
Canadians are urged to be mindful of both the advantages and risks of living in a country of such vast natural splendour. Notably, about 11 million people currently reside in what’s known as the wildland-urban interface (WUI), enjoying the benefits of proximity to forests and other natural features, but perhaps overlooking the perils.
Farm and Ranch Wildfire Preparedness
Agriculture faces unique challenges from wildfire. Farmers, ranchers, First Nations and governments can all take simple steps to prepare ahead of time.