Funding Opportunity: 2022-2023 First Nations’ Emergency Services Society & Indigenous Services Canada
On-Reserve Operational Fuel Treatment, On-Reserve FireSmartTM and NEW-On-Reserve Cultural Burning Revitalization and Prescribed Fire Programs
The First Nations’ Emergency Services Society (FNESS)-Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) On-Reserve Operational Fuel Treatment; On-Reserve FireSmart™; NEW FNESS-ISC ON-RESERVE CULTURAL BURNING REVITALIZATION AND PRESCRIBED FIRE programs are separate program streams that are managed by FNESS. Grant administration is provided by FNESS with provision of funding by ISC. These related initiatives support First Nation communities to mitigate risk from wildfire in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) and identify cultural burn areas, develop prescriptions, and burns plan, and/or worth with the BC Wildfire Service to develop these plans to conduct the burns. Reserve lands are eligible for funding.
Requirement to consult with a FNESS Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (WMS) to co-develop your path to safeguarding your community.
Application materials are ready to be viewed, with applications for this program being accepted starting October 3, 2022
Mitigation Department, First Nations’ Emergency Services Society of BC
Submit a Final Report
2021-2022 On-Reserve Operational Treatment Program
2021-2022 ISC FireSmart Program
2020-2021 On-Reserve Operational Treatment Program
2020-2021 ISC FireSmart Program
2020-2021 Wildland Fire Fighting On Reserve, Training, Certification, and Development
Wildfire Threat Assessment Materials
- 2020 Wildfire Threat Assessment
- 2019-20 Wildfire Threat Assessment
- 2017 Wildfire Threat Assessment (Version 2)
- 2012 Wildfire Threat Assessment
The Association of BC Forest Professionals provides multiple documents regarding the roles and responsibilities of forest professional that may be helpful when selecting a consultant or contractor to work with.
Bylaw 9 – Code of Ethical and Professional Conduct