Recent years have shown that wildfires pose a significant threat to our homes and livelihoods. Wildfires are a natural phenomenon in the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako, but the actions we take can drastically reduce the threat of wildfires to our communities. FireSmart is a federal, provincial, and community-based program that encourages the public to take simple, scientifically proven steps to increase wildfire resiliency. Download the FireSmart Homeowner’s Manual to discover many easy and inexpensive ways that you can FireSmart your property today! A free residential assessment from our FireSmart Educator will help you better understand and apply these practices. If interested, please register here. We will also be hosting several educational events, which you can find information on below. Do your part, be FireSmart!
FireSmart Landscaping Contest
Send in pictures of your FireSmart Landscaping by July 9th via our Facebook page for a chance to win a WASP Home Sprinkler System (Valued at $199.99 CAD)!
FireSmart Landscaping, AKA Xeriscaping, uses plants and methods that create fire-resistant gardens.
Check out the FireSmart Guide to Landscaping below for more ideas!