Banff residents interested in learning more about wildfire protection and how to reduce risk to their home should attend the FireSmart Forum. Featuring a keynote presentation by Alan Westhaver, who will share his learnings from conducting the post-fire forensic reviews of the Fort McMurray, Slave Lake, and Kelowna wildfires. Information sessions will follow for residents interested in becoming neighbourhood champions. Learn how to evacuate and how to shelter in place, as well as about the Town's combustible roof replacement incentive. Parks Canada will host an interactive workshop on fire ecology.
Keynote speaker Alan Westhaver
What was learned from the Horse Creek Fire in Fort McMurray
Followed by information sessions for residents:
Become a FireSmart Neighbourhood Champion
Parks Canada Fire Ecology and Restoration in the Park
Moving toward a FireSmart home
Combustible Roof Replacement Incentive
Recommended plants and building materials
The Town’s Emergency Planning
How to Evacuate and How to Shelter in Place
Parks Canada Landscape Level Wildfire Management
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