Check out our new video release which aims to help educate the local community about the prescribed burn we carried out on April 14th of this year in the Lemon Creek Watershed. Prescribed burns are a very important and effective tool we can use in order to manage the fuel loads in certain areas within our community forest. This burn was planned for three years and was carried out by a professional crew from BC Wildfire Services. We hope you enjoy the video. If you have any qu
As part of our Slocan Valley Strategic Landscape Level Wildfire Protection Plan we have been working on the creation of Landscape Level fuel breaks throughout the valley to help protect our communities from Wildfire. We have being using a multitude of tools to achieve this one of which is prescribed burning. Prescribed burns are applied in areas that would have experienced frequent low intensity fires naturally. Due to decades of fire suppression a high level of fuel has acc
As part of our Slocan Valley Wildfire Resiliency Program SIFCo produced a 30 minute informational video called 'Living with fire'. The aim of this movie is to help educate local residents about our current situation and to discuss some of the Firesmart principals that home owners can use to lower the risk of structure loss during a wildfire event. If you have any questions regarding the Slocan Valley Wildfire Resiliency Program please do not hesitate to contact us.