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Licenses: Open Government Licence - Alberta Publication Type: Guide Formats: PDF Tags: wildfires

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November 9, 2020

Description

Explains the Municipal Wildfire Assistance Program, which has been designed to provide financial assistance for the incremental costs incurred by the suppression of wildfires outside Alberta’s Forest Protection Area. Includes information on the program's approval process, program eligibility, and...


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June 1, 2020

Description

The Alberta Wildland Urban Interface Fire Structure Protection Program was developed to strengthen the capacity to protect buildings and structures from wildfires, while providing flexibility to deploy trained and capable resources with clear rules of engagement and reimbursement requirements....


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January 1, 2020

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The purpose of a wildfire preparedness guide (WPG) is to increase the situational awareness of emergency responders, enabling timely and informed decision-making should they be faced with a wildfire that threatens their community. This manual is a reference for municipal representatives,...


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March 1, 2016

Description

The purpose of this handbook is to give companies and pilots working for the department and insight into how Agriculture and Forestry conducts business. Basic information on policies, procedures, and incident command system are provided in this handbook.


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June 1, 2015

Description

Wildfires are a natural part of Alberta's wildland ecosystems. Without wildfire, the landscape loses its diversity. Wildfires recycle nutrients, help plants reproduce and create a mosaic of vegetation that provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. By choosing to extend our lifestyles and...


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January 1, 2015

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Provides an overview of how the Government of Alberta manages wildland urban interface fires from the aspects of prevention and mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The wildland urban interface is the area where industrial, agricultural, or residential development overlaps wildland...


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January 1, 2012

Description

Explains the Municipal Wildfire Assistance Program, which has been designed to provide financial assistance for the incremental costs incurred by the suppression of wildfires outside Alberta’s Forest Protection Area. Includes information on the program's approval process, program eligibility, and...


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January 1, 2008

Description

This FireSmart Guidebook provides a step-by-step process for assessing the threat of wildfire on individual or multiple dispositions and introduces mitigation options to minimize risk and liability to the oil and gas industry.