How To Keep Your Campfire from Becoming a Wildfire

How To Keep Your Campfire from Becoming a Wildfire

Did you know that recreation is one of the main causes of wildfires each year in Alberta? About 70 per cent of wildfires over the last five years have been linked to human activity. Wildfire protection has been strengthened with new regulations. If you leave a site within the Forest Protection Area without fully extinguishing […]

Do Your Part To Prevent Wildfires

Do Your Part To Prevent Wildfires

Warmer temperatures have arrived throughout the province. Human-caused wildfires make up 90% of spring wildfires, but are 100% preventable. Wildfires can smoulder under the snow during the winter and emerge as a wildfire in the spring when conditions are warm and dry. Do your part to prevent wildfires by checking your winter burn piles to ensure […]

Safe burning practices are always in season

Safe burning practices are always in season

Now that the fire season is over, Albertans no longer require a fire permit for burning within the Forest Protection Area. Even though fire season is over, safe burning practices are always in season. The risk of a wildfire doesn’t end when wildfire season does – any time there is a fire on the land, there is […]