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Posted on: June 15, 2023

You are invited to the Wildfire Risk Reduction Open House

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You are invited to the Wildfire Risk Reduction Open House - Presented by the Nelson & Area Wildfire Risk Reduction Committee

🔥 Wildfire risk is a reality we must all face. Join us next Wednesday, June 21st, at the Adventure Hotel from 5:00 -8:00 pm to learn what your local government is doing to mitigate wildfire risks and how you can help protect your property from wildfire. 

Come enjoy snacks and prizes. See you there! 🔥


The Nelson & Area Wildfire Risk Reduction Committee invites the community to join us for a public open house. This is an opportunity for you to participate in the conversation about wildfire threats to our communities.

When: Wednesday, June 21st, 2023: 5:00 to 8:00pm
Where: The Adventure Hotel, 616 Vernon St, Nelson, BC V1L 4G1

Snacks will be provided. Family-friendly. Everyone is welcome.

There will be FireSmart giveaways at this event!

What it’s all about:
 This open house will provide opportunities to engage staff and representatives from the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK), City of Nelson, Ministry of Forests and BC Parks to understand better:

1. The wildfire risk within and adjacent to our communities;
 2. Activities currently underway to reduce this wildfire risk; and
 3. What residents can do to reduce the risk of wildfire on their properties?

About the partnership:
 The Nelson & Area Wildfire Risk Reduction Committee is committed to reducing the impact of wildfire in our communities. 
The Committee includes representatives from BC Parks, the City of Nelson, the Ministry of Forests, and the Regional District of Central Kootenay. We do this by collaborating on projects, sharing information and resources, and keeping our communities informed. We work closely with BC FireSmart, homeowners, agencies and land managers to help keep our communities safe. Visit our website to learn more about what is being done to reduce the risk of wildfire in your area and what you and your community can do to help. Learn more at

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