Fire response and land or municipal managers familiar with wildland/urban interface (WUI) issues and FireSmart principles that wish to implement the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP) in their jurisdiction by serving as Local FireSmart Representatives (LFR`s) are the primary target audience.
Note: The (1/2 day) 'FireSmart Community Champion' workshop is also part of the FCCRP and is delivered by LFR's in their respective jurisdictions.
Persons wishing to be involved in the FCCRP but who do not have a professional affiliation with WUI fire protection / prevention / planning are advised to enroll in the Community Champion workshop.
This workshop will assist community leaders and fire professionals to implement the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program in their jurisdiction.
The two-day Local FireSmart Representative workshop provides participants with:
The FCCRP – LFR workshop will assist participants:
The two day workshop (running ~7 hours per day) provides thirteen modules with exercises that cover WUI background information, the 8-step FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program, and the use of prepared materials to facilitate and deliver future Community Champion workshops.
I am committed to always keep a watchful eye on fire pits and burn barrels when they are in use.— My name is J. Nelson, Community Member, Mill Bay, British Columbia