High Fire Hazard. Learn more about Fire Hazard ratings and how to report a Fire or Incident
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The Fire Danger Rating in the Woodlot is currently rated at High.  A High Fire Danger rating is defined by the BC Wildfire Service as follows:

Forest fuels are very dry and the fire risk is serious. New fires may start easily, burn vigorously, and challenge fire suppression efforts. Extreme caution must be used in any forest activities. Open burning and industrial activities may be restricted.

Please be very careful when visiting the woodlot or any forested area.  Report any fires  The danger rating map to the left is provided via the BC Wildfire Service website and  is updated by the Fire Service at approximately 14:00 and again at 18:00 PST on the date indicated on the map.

To report a wildfire, please report it to the BC Wildfire Service at 1-800-663-5555 or call *5555 toll free on most cellular networks.

Alternately, you can report a wildfire to 9-1-1.

What You’ll Be Asked

When reporting a wildfire, a B.C. Forest Service operator will ask you:

  • your phone number
  • the location of the fire
  • what the fire is burning (trees? What species?)
  • the size of the fire
  • how quickly the fire is spreading
  • the colour of the smoke
  • whether there are values or lives at risk

Amenities in the Woodlot

Trans Canada Trail Bridge

The Trans-Canada Trail passes through the woodlot. This trail spans the country from coast to coast. This section allows hikers to experience a working small scale sustainable forestry operation. You will observe a typical Coastal Western Hemlock biogeoclimatic ecosystem at various stages of growth.

You can observe a variety of wildlife species typical of this area. For a complete list of species visit our “About Us” page or download our Woodlot Species Account.

 

 

Motorized recreation is not permitted. We ask you to help us protect the woodlot by reporting any vandalism or reckless behaviour via phone, fax, or e-mail. Please report directly to the appropriate authorities.

The woodlot is crown land. Although Woodlot 0007 is primarily a training and research forest, we encourage the general public to enjoy the woodlot for recreation. We ask that you respect the forest environment by staying on roads and designated trails.

Please keep pets under control, to minimize disturbance of wildlife and other users.