Cultural Burn Planned Near Gitanyow

Cultural Burn Planned Near Gitanyow

Gitanyow Lax’yip, March 21, 2024: The Gitanyow Lax’Yip Guardians, in partnership with the BC Wildfire Service, will conduct a cultural burn project approximately one kilometer south of Gitanyow. The total area to be burned is 240 hectares, and it will be done in...
Fighting Fire With Food

Fighting Fire With Food

Project led by Gitanyow Nation in collaboration with UBC researchers explores how cultural burning, planting practices protect against catastrophic wildfire. Climate change, forestry and fire suppression practices have all worsened wildfire seasons in British...