Open Burning Prohibition

Effectve immediately, July 13, 2012, until further notice, all open burning is prohibited within Nisga'a Lands. This measure is undertaken to limit the risk of starting forest fires.

This prohibition does not apply to areas regulated by village government burning laws.

Where village or regional bylaws are in place governing the use of open fire or smoke management; contact those authorities for more information before starting a fire.

These restrictions are published under the authority of Section 57 (3)(a)(i) of the Nisga'a Forest Act.

For futher updates please refer to the NNKN or Contact: Warren Fekete RFP, Forest Resources Manager at 250-633-3000

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