Alberta Agriculture and Forestry responds to every wildfire reported in the Forest Protection Area (approximately 60% of the province’s landbase).
To help our response be as effective as possible, Agriculture and Forestry has five provincial priorities.
These priorities guide Agriculture and Forestry in the allocation and use of firefighting resources (firefighters, aircraft and equipment).
- Human life
- Watersheds* and sensitive soils
- Natural resources
Updated: Mar 30, 2016