In 2020 the District applied for the Community Resiliency Investment FireSmart Community Funding – Stream 2: Crown Land Wildfire Risk Reduction grant, administered by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development The funding applied for is to continue with Fuel Management prescriptions and treatment within the District of Clearwater boundaries. We have been approved for $293,492 for the District to complete prescriptions and fuel management on crown or municipal lands. There is a two year period for completion of this project. These funds are administered through the Union of BC Municipalities and BC Wildfire Branch.
These funds will help with the implementation of the newly adopted Community Wildfire Protection Plan adopted in 2020. For more information check out this document.