Wildfire Management

Year
2016
Category
NCLGA Ref#
A3

Status

NCLGA Executive Recommendation: Endorse

Details

WHEREAS wildfire trends show an increasing threat to public safety, infrastructure, and the value of natural resources;

AND WHEREAS local governments have a strong interest in the management of wildfire at the community and broader landscape levels, and are often on the front lines in matters of public safety, protecting infrastructure and dealing with residents:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the Government of British Columbia adopt policies and practices that proactively involve local governments in fire management planning, and in effective communication at all stages of wildfire management activity.