Check Before You Burn
OPEN AIR BURNING RESTRICTIONS
In effect March 26, 2020 - April 15, 2020
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy in collaboration with provincial public health partners has issued open burning restrictions for all High Smoke Sensitivity Zones across the province until Wednesday April 15th, 2020. No new fires may be initiated and no additional material may be added to existing fires. View the Province of BC Media Release for full details.
A map of affected areas is shown in yellow in Figure 1 and a high resolution image can be accessed on the provincial Interactive Venting Index webpage.
Real-time air quality observations and information regarding the health effects of air pollution can be found at BC Environment, Air, Land and Water webpage.