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Planned Ignitions vs. Prescribed Fire: Understand The Difference

Planned ignitions are an important wildfire management tactic that can help to reduce the potential spread of an existing wildfire, but there are many misconceptions about how this tactic is used.

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Making fire your friend

A prescribed burn saved lives and homes on this B.C. First Nation, offering a glimpse at firefighting’s future

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Kamloops area First Nation has message in wake of devastating wildfire

When he was a boy, Ron Tomma would leave after breakfast to run freely with his brother through their ancestral territory.

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Bridging Knowledge Systems: Indigenous Fire Stewardship Practices Within Western Fire Management

Lead image: We Are Fire project team. Image courtesy of B/W Photo Wildfires occur across the world every year. Whether caused by a lightning strike or human activity, fire is inevitable. While it can be destructive, it is also natural, historical, and essential for the health of many plants, wildlife, and ecosystems.  At first glance, […]

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42% of wildfire evacuations occur in Indigenous communities, researcher

Indigenous people across Canada are routinely dealing with wildfires but jurisdictional issues and colonization contribute to create a different situation.

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The Importance of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Restoring Indigenous Culture

September 30 marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, recognizing the tragic history of residential schools, including the missing children, the families left behind and the survivors. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is now a statutory holiday in BC, allowing more British Columbians to get involved in advancing reconciliation by participating in local events, […]

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