Many studies have been done on the fire risks on our island over the years. Most recently in 2011 - a copy of the report is available for you here. Wildfire Protection Plan
Get involved and join in the FireSmart Forest Management Program.
Your Forest Management Team
Steve Cruise, Derek Morrison, Cam Russell
Gerry Kristianson, Phil Macoun, Conrad van der Kamp, Craig Benson, Philippa White.
"Vegetation or fuel management is generally considered a key element of the FireSmart approach". See pages 29
Best management practices should be adhered to for removal of Himalayan blackberry, gorse and Scotch broom.
Long, dry grass is also a hazard so meadows should be kept mowed and long grass along the road. You can help by keeping grass around your home and along your section of road regularly mowed.