2017 Wildfire Season: A Record-Setting Fire Season in the Province of B.C.

December 14, 2018 Anneliese Sanghara

Month: July 2019
Organization: Province of British Columbia
Products: ArcGIS 10.3, Adobe Photoshop CC 2017

The summer of 2017 will be remembered as one of the worst wildfire seasons in British Columbia's history. This map summarizes the extent of the fires in the Province with respect to the number of hectares burned, the cost, the number of fires, the number of displaced people and other summary statistics of this historical season.

About the Author

Anneliese Sanghara

Anneliese Sanghara is a Marketing Communications Coordinator with Esri Canada. As part of this role, she reviews and develops content for the company’s various marketing channels and provides support for several communications programs. Along with her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, Anneliese attained a Master of Professional Communication from Ryerson University. Her many teachers and mentors sparked her passion for strategy, writing and design. In her spare time, Anneliese enjoys exploring the city, honing her culinary skills and volunteering.

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