The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George will be entering into a service agreement with the City of Prince George to provide FireSmart education within the greater Prince George area.
The agreement comes after a successful grant application by the city and the Regional District to UBCM’s Community Resiliency Investment Program. As part of the agreement, the regional district will develop and implement a FireSmart education campaign targeting residents in the greater Prince George area.
The purpose of the program is to empower property owners to implement FireSmart principles on their property to assist in safeguarding communities from wildfire. Mitigating wildfire risk through a variety of prevention, preparedness and education initiatives will increase resiliency against the impacts of wildfire.
The contract is valued at $126,860.