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WildFire Risk Reduction Project - fuels management at three sites in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

The Wildfire Risk Reduction Project entails the selective removal, thinning and pruning of trees using fuel management and FireSmart principles to reduce fuel loading. Proposed treatment areas are strategically located within the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve in order to reduce the wildfire risk to park properties, adjacent residents and island communities, while also providing safer work areas for firefighters in the event of an wildland/urban interface fire. Project locations include Tumbo Island (north edge of wetland), Saturna Island (Mt. Warburton Pike summit, parking lot area) and North Pender Island (south of Roe Lake, adjacent to the Park Reserve boundary). Project work is proposed for mid-January to mid-March 2020.

*Location Latitude and Longitude are for the Pender Island site.


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Latest update

September 25, 2020 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.

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Contacts

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve
2220 Harbour Road
Sidney, BC V8L 2P6
Telephone: 250-654-4000 or 1-866-944-1744
Fax: 250-654-4000
Email: gulf.islands@pc.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Gulf Islands National Park Reserve (British Columbia)
  • Project Type

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Status

    Completed
  • Start Date

    2019-11-26
  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    80346

Nearby projects

..within 200 kilometres
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