FIRESMART

"WORKING TOWARDS A FIRESMART COMMUNITY"

FireSmart. Safer communities, healthier forests…

FireSmart helps protect homes and communities from the threat of wildfire. FireSmart uses preventative measures to reduce wildfire threat to Albertans and their communities while balancing the benefits of wildfire on the landscape.

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FireSmart...

  • Can reduce the likelihood of large uncontrollable wildfires in Alberta’s forests.
  • Can improve the habitat for a number of species found in Alberta’s forests.
  • Recognizes the benefit of introducing the controlled application of fire to sensitive and protected areas of the forest (prescribed fire).
  • Is built on partnerships between government, industry and homeowners. Wildfires burn regardless of administrative boundaries.

     By working together, we are moving toward a FireSmart Alberta.firesmart2

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