The community of Lac La Biche and surrounding area is primarily located in a forest protection area. These areas are heavily wooded and prone to wildfires. Lac La Biche County aims to increase awareness and preventative action around wildfire hazards in residential property owners through an incentive program. The program encourages residents to participate in home FireSmartTM assessments and apply for funding to upgrade and improve their property to help reduce the risk of wildfires in the area. The program will subsidize 50% of the homeowner project cost up to $2,500 and runs until August 2023.