FireSmart, as Laura explains, is “living with, preparing for, and reducing the impact of wildfire on our neighbourhoods and homes”. Wildfire events that impact or threaten neighbourhoods result in health, socio-economic, and economic impacts, with everything from losing a home to being impacted by smoke. Science provides us with guidance around how we can learn to live resiliently with wildfire. In this podcast, Laura shares her thoughts on how to apply these solutions to our homes and neighbourhoods.

#61 – FireSmart, A New Paradigm with Laura Stewart

It’s time to face the reality that wildfire in Canada has changed. Due to a number of factors wildfires are becoming more frequent, longer in duration and more severe. There are science-based ways in which you can better protect your home and neighbourhood. Please take the time to listen to this engaging and thought provoking talk.