VI Agriculture Show
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Wildfire Preparedness + Mitigation Workshop

WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS + MITIGATION

WORKSHOP

THURSDAY, FEB. 1: 1 TO 4 PM.

 

Many agricultural operations on Vancouver Island exist within high risk wildfire interface zones. A wildfire expert, along with other speakers such as emergency management staff, animal handlers and/or producers who have been exposed to wildfire, will cover topics such as building and site layouts, livestock areas, water sources, feed, egress points, nearby road access, likely wildfire behaviour at site, means of fire spread, steps for preparedness and risk reduction, and options to reduce damage and increase safety during a wildfire emergency. Register: www.iashow.ca. Details: 250-748-0822.

 

This project is supported by Growing Forward 2, a federal - provincial - territorial initiative. We look forward to seeing you at the Islands Agriculture Show.