Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative (SWPI)

Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative

Applications for next intake deadline is Friday April 28, 2017.

Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative (SWPI) funding streams:

2017 SWPI Funding Streams

 

2017 SWPI Program Timelines:

Applications for all funding streams, except FireSmart Planning, can be submitted at any time.  However, applications will only be reviewed three (3) times in 2017:

  1. February – Deadline was January 27, 2017 for all eligible applications
  2. May – for all eligible applications submitted by April 28, 2017
  3. October – for all eligible applications submitted by October 6, 2017

 


  Program Guides & Forms by Year

To submit a Final Report, please refer to the SWPI Program based on the year the application was submitted:

SWPI 2004-2010 Program & Access Guide

 

CWPP & Updates 2011-2016


Fuel Management Prescriptions 2011-2016


Operational Fuel Treatments 2011-2015

2017 Application Submission Process:

All applications and Final Reports from First Nations Communities for CWPP; Fuel Management Prescriptions; and Operational Treatments and maintenance are to be submitted to swpi@ubcm.ca   Mail: 525 Government Street, Victoria, BC V8V 0A8

2017 Community Wildfire Protection Plans & Updates


2017 Fuel Management Prescriptions

If SWPI funded, the complete CWPP final report must be submitted and approved by the Strategic Wildfire Prevention Working Group prior to submission of the prescription application.

As of 2015, all fuel management prescriptions are required to be completed on the 2015 Fuel Management Prescription Template.


2017 Operational Fuel Treatments & Maintenance Treatments

If SWPI funded, the complete prescription final report must be submitted and approved by the Strategic Wildfire Prevention Working Group prior to submission of the operational application.


Additional Information & Resources

GIS Template (geodatabase template, sample data submission, sample maps, copy of the spatial appendix and ReadMe document).

2016 Wildfire Threat Assessment

2012 Wildfire Threat Assessment

 


 

FireSmart Planning – Application deadline was January 27, 2017

Applications for the 2017 FireSmart Planning program will only be accepted as part of the January 2017 SWPI intake.

FireSmart


NEW Application Submission Process for SWPI & FireSmart:

All applications from First Nations Communities for CWPP; Fuel Management Prescriptions; and Operational Treatments and maintenance are to be submitted directly to Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM)

Questions, Comments, please contact:

Forest Fuel Management Department ~ FNESS Kamloops 250-377-7600 ffminfo@fness.bc.ca

Union of British Columbia Municipalities Eswpi@ubcm.ca    Mail: 525 Government Street, Victoria, BC V8V 0A8