The Powell River Regional District is hosting a FireSmart Community Champion workshop,


FireSmart Community Champion Workshop was developed to help train Community members interested in improving their neighborhoods resiliency to wildfires into Community Champions.

The half day workshop provides participants with the information and tools required to motivate your neighbours to work with local fire agency staff to make their homes and communities less vulnerable to wildfire. More information about the FireSmart program can be found at


The half-day workshop provides 5 modules with exercises that cover basic Wildland Urban Interface background information and the 8-step FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program.

Upon arrival at the workshop, you will receive a binder package with printed copies of workshop documents, brochures, handouts and the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program User Reference Guide.


 The workshop will be held at the Elm Room in the Rec Center, on Saturday, August 4th at 9:30 am. Lunch and Coffee will be provided. 

There are limited places available, please register with Marc Albert at or  604-414-7839.