International Forest, & Environmental Development

Forêt Internationale, et Développement Environnemental

MFE 406: Forest fires in Canada – Pollution and population health issues and challenges

Course Details

In Canada, bushfires are becoming increasingly frequent and violent, causing extensive property damage and pollution. The aim of this training course is to familiarize participants with the issues and challenges of bushfires in Canada, their consequences, and to suggest possible measures to prevent or mitigate them.

Articulations of this module include :

-Issues and challenges of forest fires in Canada
-Frequency, evolution and distribution of forest fires in recent years
-Impacts of bushfires – pollution, material damage
-Agent and community effectiveness in forest fire management
-Forest fire prevention and mitigation – analysis of possible and alternative solutions

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