Department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC)
FNESS Forest Fuel Management Department accessed funding to support On – Reserve Operational Fuel Treatment projects and can contribute a maximum of 90% of the cost of eligible activities up to $57,690.00 in funding per First Nation. The remainder (10%) is required to be funded through community contributions. Sixteen (16) First Nations communities will be eligible for funding up to $5,769.00 per hectare all-inclusive with a minimum of 10 hectares per project. The funding announcement went out Monday May 28th, 2018 to First Nations communities with a deadline of June 29th, 2018 for submissions. Applications will be approved by July 20, 2018.
Wildland Firefighting Training *Seats still available
The First Nations Emergency Services Society (FNESS) will be delivering a First Nations’ Wildland Firefighter Training Program. We are inviting your community to select 5 trainees to take part in 6 days of training. Training is scheduled to start March 25, 2019 in Bonaparte.
We have room for 20 students from 4 communities. We will accept the first 4 communities who register their students by the deadline of Feb 22, 2019, with completed forms.
Communities/Participants are responsible for providing their own travel, meals and accommodations to attend the training.
Please fill out the attached form and return to FNESS by 4:00 p.m. on February 22, 2019 *SEATS STILL AVAILABLE