Agriculture Wildfire Preparedness Information Exchange 2021

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 09:00

Be prepared this wildfire season!

You are invited to the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen’s Agriculture Wildfire Preparedness Information Exchange

Thursday June 10th, 2021 from 9am to 10:30am

Virtual Session via Zoom

Agricultural producers, farmers and ranchers in the South Okanagan and Similkameen are encouraged to join this interactive webinar session to prepare for the 2021 wildfire season.

This is an interactive session to engage with the BC Wildfire Service, the RDOS’ Emergency Program, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries.

Discussion items will include:

  • The Wildfire Seasonal Outlook for 2021 – presented by the BC Wildfire Service.
  • Planned BC Wildfire Service and RDOS wildfire mitigation activities and fuel treatments.
  • What happens during a wildfire emergency?
  • Understanding evacuation stages and temporary access permits.
  • Preparing your farm/ranch/property for a wildfire emergency.

Register on the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen’s website:

https://app.bookking.ca/rdospub/courses/index.asp

Click on “Emergency Management -> EOC” in the left column and choose the Agriculture Wildfire Preparedness Info Exchange option that appears in the centre column.

 

Contact BCGA

Post Office Box 1138,
Penticton, BC, V2A 6J9
EMAIL: contact form
PHONE: 1 877 762 4652