Experts in wildfire and flood
preparation, mitigation, response, and restoration.
Our fully equipped and trained crews execute prescribed burns, forest thinning, site preparation, lot and right-of-way clearing, brush chipping and removal, and burned area rehabilitation.
Fire and Flood Safety
Our trained professionals perform fire-break construction, fire hazard reduction, on-site fire and flood protection, pile burning, FireSmart plan implementation, and flood plan implementation.
Our crews are always on-call and can be deployed within 12 hours of initial contact. We have 5- and 20-person fire suppression crews, structural protection crews, flood control crews, overhead personnel and a Mobile Treatment Center.
Our Wildland Fire Fighting Instructors are recognized by the Province of BC. We train large and small groups in classrooms and in-field. We offer additional wilderness, WorkSafe, helicopter safety and first-aid training.
Our multi-trained workforce works safely and with integrity. We have first-aid attendants, incident commanders, crew leaders, mobile equipment operators, buckers, danger tree assessors/fallers, and more available for temporary projects.
Rider Ventures, established in 2015, is located in Coldstream, BC with an Inter-community Business License for the Central Okanagan Regional District. Our First Nations crew enables us to provide services on Okanagan Nation Alliance, Secwepemc Nation, and Nlaka’pamux Nation Band Lands.
Rider Ventures provides professional wildfire and flood protection services to government agencies, corporations, and private property owners. We accept large projects (complex, multi-treatment) and small projects (short-term, low-budget). Our services include forestry and consulting, emergency response, training, and overhead personnel.
We provide multi-trained crews invested in performing their duties efficiently, safely, with integrity, and by utilizing traditional indigenous land stewardship practices. Our specialized teams include 5- and 20-person fire suppression crews, structural protection crews, flood control crews, recognized instructors, overhead personnel, experienced consultants, and first-aid attendants with Mobile Treatment Center. Our crews are always on call and can deploy teams within 12 hours of initial contact.
For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call 778-212-5567 or fill out the following form:
12309 Kalavista Drive
Coldstream BC V1B 1K7
Tel: 778-212-5567 | Cell: 250-307-6766
Please go to our Recruitment page for information about how to apply for a job with Rider Ventures.