Scheduled Local FireSmart Representative workshop dates are posted here.
Specific joining instructions will be provided by the host agency or organization. To contact your regional representative click here and select your region.
Prior to arriving at the Local FireSmart Representative Workshop, participants are encouraged to review and become familiar with:
Workshop participants will receive a complete binder package with all workshop documents - Syllabus / Agenda, FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program User Reference Guide, Powerpoint notes and a FireSmart manual.
The Workshop Syllabus features 13 workshop modules divided into three major workshop sections. In order of presentation, these are:
Section A - Wildland Urban Interface Primer – Workshop Modules 1 – 6
Content: Wildfire and Wildland Urban Interface fire, FireSmart Mitigations
Section B - All About the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program – Workshop Modules 7 – 11
Content: FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program structure and details
Section C - Delivering Your Own Champion Workshops – Workshop Module 12
Content: Community Champion Program
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
Participants will be issued a Local FireSmart Representative “Certificate of Completion” by Partners in Protection and their Provincial/ Territorial FireSmart Liaison.
Local FireSmart Representatives are encouraged to commence implementation of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program in their jurisdictions. Local FireSmart Representatives perform a variety of duties - assisting residents to establish and maintain FireSmart Community recognition status and reduce the potential for wildfire losses in rural and forest communities across Canada.
DELIVERED LFR WORKSHOPS:
Details on past Local FireSmart Representative workshops - participant lists and contact details are listed on the FireSmart Canada website - click here.
I am committed to have nearby water supply for emergencies.— Lorna butts, Community Member, Yellowhead county, Alberta