Fraser Canyon

The forests that surround Boston Bar in the Fraser Canyon include some of the 5,000 hectares of 'extreme' fire danger across the Fraser Valley's rural areas. 📷 Rick Deacon/Shutterstock

Funding caps leave BC’s forests full of fuel

BC government will fund a maximum of 44 hectares of fuel treatments each year in rural parts of the Fraser Valley, where more than 5,000 hectares of forest have an ‘extreme’ long-term risk of fire.