Safety and Information
Be Safe and Plan Ahead!
Review safety tips
Make sure you check out the Hunting Safety page to be fully prepared for your trip. Remember Kwadacha is a remote community, and the nearest hospital is in Mackenzie, B.C. (approximately 8 hours drive from Kwadacha
Have enough supplies
Make sure you have enough supplies for yourself and everyone coming with you. Although the store in town has supplies, it is best to be prepared for any contingency. If you have questions about what the store offers, contact the Kwadacha Community store at 250-471-2600
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Have a Radio
For your own safety and others, please follow these rules when going to Kwadacha
Please respect all signs and Fill out necessary forms
Please be advised the “No Hunting” signs are there for the safety of our community members.
During each “hunting season” we are out on the land with our children, we call this Tse’kene (Sekani) Awareness; teaching our children the cultures and traditions of our ancestors.
Please respect all signs and be aware that Kwadacha members are out in our Traditional Territory, hunting and camping too.
Permission To Hunt Application
For More Information
Look out for Wildlife
At dawn and dusk, watch out for moose, deer, and game along the roadside. Where dangerous animals have been identified in the area, no person should walk alone. If it is possible always try to go out as a group and before you go to the wilderness, remember to carry safety equipment such as bear spray, fox 40 whistles, etc.
First Aid Procedures for Injury
Serious Injury- In need of urgent medical care/Transport
Remain Calm - Do not panic
to see if there is a First Aid attendant who can come and assess/Transport you. (Dunkley Camp RR9 km 200 Finlay FSR or Omenica camp RR8 km 172 Finlay FSR)
If you have no reply from camp get on the Bevel Radio channel and call for help. You will need to know what KM you are near and what road (Finlay, Chunamon, Swanell or Thomas Trail).
Once you have established communication stay in contact follow directions.
Do not leave the scene of an accident until the injured individual is taken care of.
If you cannot contact the office using phone services or radio, try contacting any individual with radio or telephone access to relay the emergency to Office or Ambulance.
If you cannot reach anyone by phone or radio, send someone on site to establish contact from a point where you can relay messages.
If you do contact someone and help is on the way, stay in contact to provide emergency transport services with more details and receive instructions if required.