WILDFIRE PREVENTION TIPS
Albertans are always asked to use caution when recreating within the FPA:
- Clear debris from hot spots on your Off-Highway Vehicle.
- Ensure your campfire is out - Soak it, Stir it, Soak it Again.
NEW REGULATIONS FOR THE FOREST PROTECTION AREA
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has announced changes to the Forest Prairie and Protection Act and Regulations. The changes are in support of the government commitment to protect Albertans and their communities from the threat of wildfire. Full details on the changes can be found here.
PROVINCIAL SUMMARY - 21 MAY 2017
- Alberta currently has 12 wildfires: 3 are Being Held, 5 are Under Control, and 4 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
- Since March 1, Alberta has recorded 237 wildfires that burned a total of 743.52 hectares.
Wildfire Information Officer