The homes that are prepared are the homes left standing. Thankfully, there are simple steps you can take to drastically reduce your property's risk. Visit FireSmart BC for tools and tips to help make your community and home safer against the threat of wildfire in the Cowichan area.

FireSmart Workshops

2-Hour FireSmart Workshops focus on learning what you can do to protect your home from wildfire and can be done for groups of any size. 

Please email or call 250-746-2560  to request a workshop for your community.

Follow Community Burning Restrictions

Consider your contribution to air quality issues before lighting up! 

BC Air Quality

Know the Rules

Coastal Wildfire News Bulletin contains valuable information about how interface wildfires spread! provides information about how smoke from various wildfires is traveling across Canada and part of the USA.