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BC is Burning: Documentary Kickstarter launch event

Join Rick Madison tomorrow night from 6 to 8 PM at Trinity Church for a documentary Kickstarter launch event aimed at raising funds and awareness for "BC is Burning," a project focused on forest fire mitigation and suppression. The event promises to be an insightful evening with forestry experts and a screening of the documentary trailer.

Rick Madison, whose home was destroyed in the 2003 wildfires, is deeply committed to finding solutions to forest fire issues. "This is a subject close to my heart. We're hoping to get people excited about the solutions we're bringing to forest fire mitigation and suppression," Madison said.

The event will feature a Q&A session with forestry experts who will appear in the documentary, providing attendees with an opportunity to engage directly with those knowledgeable about forest fire management. "We have forestry experts who will be discussing ideas and opportunities to suppress the devastation we've seen recently," Madison added.

The documentary, tentatively titled "BC is Burning," is inspired by a letter to the editor written by retired forester Murray Wilson, which highlighted critical issues in current forest fire management strategies. "Murray Wilson's letter really struck me. He introduced me to other foresters, and their unfiltered insights are invaluable," said Madison.

Madison emphasizes the urgency of the issue, noting the severe impact of forest fires on the environment and the economy. "Last year, Canada emitted 21% of the world's carbon emissions during the fire season. Forest fires affect everyone, from the economy to asthmatics and the tourism industry," he said.

Tickets for the event can be purchased on Eventbrite, "We hope people can come by, watch the trailer, and get involved. We need more ideas around the table because out-of-control forest fires are becoming the norm," Madison concluded.

Don't miss this opportunity to contribute to an important cause and learn more about forest fire mitigation efforts. The event is scheduled for tomorrow night at Trinity Church, from 6 to 8 PM. For more information and tickets, visit Eventbrite.

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