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Managing Wildfires – Hike with BC Wildfire Service

Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 10:00 am - Noon

Join the experts from the BC Wildfire Service on a hike to a local site to learn about the wildfire season to date and trends as well as the local fire ecology, prevention, mitigation and suppression strategies right here in the Columbia Valley. This is an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about wildfire in BC and the Columbia Valley. BC Wildfire Service is mandated to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on life and assets, particularly forests and grasslands, it gives high priority to fuel management and wildfire suppression in interface areas where communities and forests come together.

Location and date of hike TBD based on current wildfire season. The hike will be held in September.


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