Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Grants will reduce wildfire risks in Southeast Fire Centre

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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Grants will reduce wildfire risks in Southeast Fire Centre

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Media Relations
250 356-7506

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List of grants provided in Southeast Fire Centre

Recipients of Community Resiliency Investment grants in the Southeast Fire Centre include:

  • Regional District of Kootenay Boundary: $86,000 to assist with education.
  • District of Elkford: $160,123 to assist with fuel and vegetation management.
  • City of Kimberley: $681,226.45 to assist with fuel and vegetation management.
  • City of Fernie: $97,000 to assist with education, cross-training and fuel and vegetation management.
  • City of Cranbrook: $100,000 to assist with fuel and vegetation management.
  • Village of Silverton: $82,500 to assist with education, development, inter-agency co-operation, emergency planning, cross-training and FireSmart activities for private land.
  • City of Nelson: $106,500 to assist with education, planning, development, inter-agency co-operation, emergency planning, cross-training, fuel and vegetation management and FireSmart activities for private land.
  • Shuswap Band: $100,000 to assist with education, planning, fuel and vegetation management, and FireSmart activities for private land.

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