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Urban Interface Fire Presentation

Congratulations and thanks to the Sunshine Coast Community Forest for organizing the event at Chatelech Secondary School Theatre June 10 to hear four extremely knowledgeable speakers share their expertise on fire ecology, urban interface fire behaviour and first-hand experience with catastrophic fires.

Our gratitude is extended to the four speakers who volunteered their time to be with us. They are:

Brian McNaughton – General Manager, Federation of BC Woodlots
Retired District Manager – Williams Lake Forest District
Evacuee of the 2017 Williams Lake Fire

Tom Bradley, RFT
Forestry Supervisor – Slocan Integral Forestry Cooperative

Dr. Lori Daniels, PhD – Professor, Forest & Conservative Sciences Dept.
Faculty of Forestry, UBC

Bruce Blackwell, RPF, RPBio
Owner – Bruce Blackwell & Associates

This event was filmed and will be broadcast on Coast Cable a number of times over the next few months. Capilano University ElderCollege is also sponsoring a few community events which will play the film from June 10. The Community Forest Operations Manager and local Fire Chief will be facilitating each event. Click here to get information about locations and times.

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