Fire is a common threat for agricultural operations in British Columbia. Learn more about how to be prepared for wildfires if you work in B.C.’s agricultural industry.
Wildfire planning and preparedness
Having an agriculture-specific wildfire preparedness and mitigation plan is an essential step for preparing for a wildfire event. By using the B.C. Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative Guide and Workbook, producers can take steps to protect themselves and prepare for wildfire events where they may require assistance. These documents work together to focus on the critical decisions and actions that should be addressed before a wildfire occurs.
- B.C. Wildfire Preparedness & Mitigation Plan: Guide (PDF, 2.41 MB)
- B.C. Wildfire Preparedness & Mitigation Plan: Workbook (PDF, 498 KB)
FireSmart Canada has produced a guide for landscaping that helps prevent fires from spreading.
Wildfire forecasting and tracking
Get information on current wildfire activity in B.C., including details about specific wildfires, fire response efforts, and Fire Danger Ratings across the province, through B.C. Wildfire Service resources: