Community Wildfire Roundtables
New Community Wildfire Roundtables are working to support the implementation of the Community Wildfire Protection Plans for Williams Lake and Clearwater and their surrounding areas and to support wildfire protection work in Clinton and Lillooet and their surrounding areas.
Example of fuel treatment in Williams Lake - before and after
About the Roundtables
The Williams Lake & Area Community Wildfire Roundtable, the Clearwater & Area Community Wildfire Roundtable, Lillooet and Area Wildfire Preparedness Roundtable and the Clinton & Area Community Wildfire Roundtable will enhance wildfire protection for BC Interior communities by supporting good coordination and communication among the organizations responsible for different aspects of wildfire preparedness and risk reduction.
In their work, members of these Roundtables will review and discuss progress on wildfire management activities, including:
The Roundtables are important in implementation of Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP) also. As set out by the BC Wildfire Service, a Community Wildfire Protection Plan serves to:
The Fraser Basin Council serves as facilitator and secretariat for the Roundtables.
Questions? Please contact:
Terry Robert, Director, Special Projects