*RESCHEDULED* Hedley and Upper Similkameen Indian Band FireSmart seminar

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The FireSmart seminar in Hedley, scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2023, will be rescheduled to Sunday, April 23, 2023, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Please see the updated event details below: 

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 Sunday, April 23, 2023. The seminar takes place from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the Hedley Centre, 789 Scott Ave, Hedley. 

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

  • Update the 2023 FireSmart program and initiatives in the region
  • 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 the Apex community 

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



RDOS Communications
Toll Free 1-877-610-3737


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