In the interview, A green thumb can help protect your property from wildfires, FireSmart Canada’s President, Laura Stewart, talks with @CBCEdmonton about easily applying FireSmart principals to everyday life – including gardening and landscaping.

As Laura explains:

“Research and science have taught us that 90 per cent of home ignitions that occur during a wildfire are caused by embers…so the choices that we make with our landscaping dramatically improve the survivability of our homes.”

Read the full article featuring Laura and other industry experts including @NRC_CNRC, @CanadaWildfire, and @EnjoyCentre here: