Town of Canmore


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FireSmart Actions in Canmore

FireSmart Wildfire Hazard Reduction

From October 26 - December 31, 2022, the Town of Canmore will be conducting FireSmart wildfire hazard reduction work in the Quarry Lake area to reduce the threat to the community. Canmore Fire-Rescue has surveyed and ribboned target areas for this work; please do not remove any stakes and/or ribbons.

There will be visible smoke in the Quarry Lake area. 

What is included as part of this work?
· Thinning of understory evergreen trees
· Pruning of limbs on remaining evergreen trees
· Removal of dead/down logs and dead standing trees
· Disposal of debris by chipping and hauling and piling and burning 

Who do I contact for more information?
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