SIFCo BLOG

February 12, 2020

SIFCo are currently undertaking a Landscape Level Ecosystem Enhancement Project.  This project involves a network of terrestrial and aquatic enhancements running from the Slocan River headwaters of the Winlaw Creek and Trozzo Creek watersheds.

Works will be carried ou...

December 22, 2019

Our crew are officially on winter break! 

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from all of us at SIFCo

October 9, 2019

After a well deserved summer break our crew are back to work within the Trozzo, Anderson and Ponderosa watersheds as well as around the Bannock Point recreation area.

If you have any questions regarding this work please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

September 12, 2019

SLOCAN VALLEY WILDFIRE RESILIENCY OPEN HOUSE

SIFCo is working with the communities in the Slocan Valley to improve wildfire hazard reduction information and activities. Residents of the area are invited to come to one of the two events to be held at the end of September...

August 28, 2019

SIFCo has been in the process of creating A Slocan Valley Wildfire Resiliency Program (SVWRP) and has recently hired Amanda Murphy who will be taking on the role of Program Manager.

The SVWRP aims to provide our local residents with the information, resources and tool...

July 24, 2019

Thank you to our wonderful crew for all of their hard work this season! 

We have now completed our Slocan project which has been very well received by our local Rail Trail users and the Slocan Valley Rail Trail Society.  It looks fantastic.

We hope you enjoy your well ea...

June 3, 2019

WUI fuel management reduces potential fire intensity and rate of spread by reducing the fuel load in the lower forest canopy. 

This video discusses our Type Five treatment, which is the retreatment of previously treated areas.

The rate at which post-treatment coniferous...

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