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Opinion: Forest fire prevention forces hard choices

15 Sep 2017, Vancouver Sun

More significant droughts in British Columbia result in more fuel for fires, more fire starts, and larger and more severe fires. After a large fire, re-growth on the forest floor creates fuel that allows for a reburn of the grasses and forbs. By thinning recently burned areas and replanting to low density is one suggested approach to address the changing wildfire patterns.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Public Safety Canada (PS)
  • Website: http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/
  • Contact:Director, Strategic Policy
  • Phone:613-949-3180 +1 613 762 7144


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Response Division, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+1 613 992 2022 +1 613 862 5203
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