Tree Frog Forestry News

Sicamous executing million dollar project for wildfire reduction

By John Lawless
Castanet
November 6, 2019
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

A wildfire risk reduction project valued at close to a million dollars will be rolled out to help protect the Sicamous area. This includes protection for important infrastructure such as the water reservoir and essential transportation corridors. The District of Sicamous will see improvements from removing forest fuels in the development of a mountain bike park to give citizens better and safe access. “Our community welcomes a large number of tourists each year,” says Joe McCulloch, the Operations Manager for the DOS. “The work we’re doing now will not only help protect our local community and important infrastructure from the threat of wildfire but will also create additional opportunities for people to safely access the land for their recreational pursuits.”

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