FireSmart Landscapes

Fire plays a crucial role in the dynamics of fire-dependant ecosystems, it is important to consider the integration of fire and forest management.

Integration of fire and sustainable forest management plays an essential role in the design of FireSmart landscapes. Strategic landscape level disturbances provide numerous ecological and wildfire management objectives.

The Detailed Forest Management Plan is a long-term plan used to outline broad level management objectives, sustainability and timber production assumptions for a Forest Management Agreement. FireSmart and wildfire management is integrated into this plan. Refer to Annex 3 – FireSmart Management at:

The Wildfire Threat Assessment is a planning tool that helps integrate wildfire into forest management.

 

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Updated: Apr 24, 2014