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Resources for Farmers Affected by BC Wildfires

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on August 22, 2023 2 Comments

We have been devastated to see wildfires sweeping across BC, the Northwest Territories, and beyond. Our hearts go out to all the farmers affected by the wildfires, and their families, animals, and communities. This post contains resources for those affected by the wildfires in BC, with some specific resources for farmers. We have also included options for those wishing to support recovery efforts. Resources for Farmers Affected By BC Wildfires General Government of BC Emergency Support Services: Register as an evacuee and claim support through your regional office. AgSafe BC Wildfire Emergency Planning Resources:  Links to evacuation support and financial assistance. Fire Smart BC: Provides checklists and … Continue reading Resources for Farmers Affected by BC Wildfires

From the Chilcotin B.C. Wildfire Front: A Rotational Grazer’s Story

Posted by Darcy Smith on September 13, 2017 1 Comment

BC Wildfire at Riparian Ranch

Farmers and ranchers are facing a summer of the fiercest B.C. wildfires on record. Many were forced to evacuate, and have lost animals, homes, and their livelihoods. Amongst the loss and devastation, we wanted to share an inspiring story from an off-the-grid rancher who managed to make it through. Thanks to Shanti Heywood for telling her story. Protecting my home was just something I had to do. People keep commenting on how brave I was – but I like to think everyone has some grit inside of them somewhere to fight when they have to. My heart goes out to … Continue reading From the Chilcotin B.C. Wildfire Front: A Rotational Grazer’s Story