Fire!: Parks Canada’s Climate Crew SeriesThis title is a part of the series Parks Canada’s Climate Crew Series
Catalogue Number: PIV001
Producer: Pivotal Pictures Inc.
Producers: Saltarski, Kim
Directors: Hawes, Karen
Producing Agencies: Pivotal Pictures Inc.
Subject: Canadian World Studies, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Peoples, Science, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2023
Running Time: 6:09
Fire is used as an ally in the prevention of devastating wild fires.
Hard to imagine but fire is actually a natural part of a healthy ecosystem. Indigenous communities have used fire for centuries to restore balance to local ecosystems. Now Parks Canada is using science and the practice of prescribed fire to create barriers so wild fires are less destructive. Prescribed fire is used not just as a preventive measure but also to make our forests more diverse and better habitat for wildlife.
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