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Pedro activities about to begin!

On November 2nd activities will begin in the Pedro Management area.  A 12-hectare strategic fuel management area zone will be harvested, followed by a spring 2016 fuel reduction phase.  We expect our fall activities to last three weeks. We thank the residents for their cooperation during the planning phase and for their patience during these coming three weeks. As always, if you have any questions, please do contact us.

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Silverton North WUI project resumes

Starting October 5th, 2015 the Silverton North WUI project is set to resume. Six workers will be working until mid-December.  We expect the final phase of this $395 000 project to be completed by June 2016. If you have any questions regarding this project please do not hesitate to contact us at 250-226-7012 or email office@sifco.ca

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Silverton North project begins!

The Silverton Interface project on the east and north side of the village has begun. The work will carry on until mid-June and begin again in October of 2015. The project will be completed before the end of 2016.  36 hectares of land will be treated.  This is phase two of our WUI protection plan for the village.  In this phase $395000 will be invested bringing the total investment of both phases to $795000. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like a tour of our work.

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Slocan WUI project last phase starts up

This fall the Slocan WUI project will completed.  We expect completion by mid-December.  SIFCo would like to thank the residents and recreation users for their cooperation during this important project.  The village of Slocan will be a safer place when the 35 hectares of land are treated, the risk and consequences of wildfire will be greatly reduced.  As always, if you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us.

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Village of Silverton gets $395 000 for Wildland Interface Work

Over the last year, SIFCo has worked with the Village of Silverton to secure funding to treat areas of high risk and consequences if a wildfire were to occur. Today we heard that the application to treat 36 hectares of land on the east and north side of the Vilage was approved by UBCM. This will be phase two of our protection plan for the village. For more info on this project, please contact the SIFCo office at 250-226-7012 or email at office@sifco.ca

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Summer activities on SIFCo’s Landbase

This summer SIFCo will be working in three different management areas.

  1. Elwyn in the Red Mountain area
  2. Winlaw / Pedro, and the
  3. Enterprise creek area

Stay tuned for resident tours and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us

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Slocan WUI Project starts again!

After a winter of inactivity, SIFCo’s WUI crew is back at work on the Interface project on the east side of Slocan Village. The work will carry on until late June and begin again in October of 2014. Thirty-five hectares of land will be treated, and the Village of Slocan will be a safer place with risk and consequences of wildfire being reduced. If you have any questions and would like a tour of the worksite please do contact us.

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Slocan Interface Project begins!

The Slocan Interface project on the east side of the highway has begun. The work will carry on until Christmas and then recommence in March of 2014. Thirty-five hectares of land will be treated, and the Village of Slocan will be a safer place with risk and consequences of wildfire being reduced.

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Silverton/Red-Mountain Interface Project Completed

After 15 months and a $400,000 investment, the Wildland-Urban Interface project south of Silverton is now completed: 47.5 hectares of land were treated. Thanks to the local community for your support and patience as we worked on this project!

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Village of Slocan gets $265 500 for Wildland Interface Work

Over the last 12 months SIFCo has worked with the Village of Slocan to secure funding to treat areas of high risk and consequences if a wildfire were to occur. Today we heard that the application to treat 35 hectares of land on the east side of the Vilage was approved by UBCM. For more info on this project, please contact the SIFCo office at 250-226-7012 or email at office@sifco.ca