Hedley and Upper Similkameen Indian Band FireSmart seminar

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The Hedley and Upper Similkameen Indian Band (USIB) FireSmart Committee and the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) will be hosting a FireSmart seminar in Hedley on Saturday, March 25, 2023. The seminar takes place from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Hedley Centre, 789 Scott Ave, Hedley.

A guest speaker from the BC Ministry of Forests will be at the seminar to:

  • Give an update on the 2023 FireSmart program and local initiatives
  • Provide information on the locations of planned fire mitigation in the area
  • Offer an in-depth look at wildfire efforts that took place in 2022 in Apex

There will be door prizes and refreshments for attendees.

For further information, please visit firesmart.rdos.bc.ca or contact Sean Vaisler, RDOS Manager of Emergency Services.


Mark Pendergraft, Chair
Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen



Sean Vaisler
RDOS Manager of Emergency Services

Sara Foss

RDOS Communications



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