Numbers Game: Fall 2017
Notable Numbers About Hunting and Fishing, From 29 to 230,649
203,649 hectares burned this year in B.C.’s wildfires, as of late July. Due to extremely dry and windy conditions, 2017’s wildfires are predicted to be the largest in terms of area burned in the province’s history. As of 2016, the 10-year average was 180,462 hectares burned.