County Awards First Ever Farm Family Centennial Award
Yellowhead County Council recognizes the contribution that agriculture provides to the economy, the community and the County and wishes to recognize the families who have continued to farm on the same location in Yellowhead County over the generations. New recipeients of this honour are awareded each year.
The mayors of Yellowhead County and the Town of Edson signed a new Revenue Sharing Agreement on August 5, 2016, in Edson, Alberta and the Town of Edson was recently presented with a cheque for $5,033,681 for this year.
Yellowhead County Residents play an important role in managing the mountain pine beetle infestation. Early detection and control are critical in managing Alberta's MPB infestations and preventing further spread.
Distribution and Habitat Mapping of Feral Boar Across Canada
Feral boar are a highly invasive species in North America. Please contact if you have any information regarding feral boar sightings, damage or trail cam photos. Observations aid current research at the University of Saskatchewan regarding feral boar distribution across Canada.
Alberta Health Services: Gregg Lake subdivision residents should not use the well for drinking or other consumption purposes such as dishwashing, food preparation, hygiene and other domestic usage where water must be potable.
According to Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Giant Hogweed is NOT currently found anywhere in Alberta! Here are some plants that are easily mistaken for this weed that can cause severe blistering or burning on your skin.
Parks Canada advises that smoke from two prescribed burns taking place in Jasper National Park this fall will likely be visible in the Hinton and Brule areas. Residents need to be aware of prescribed fires and potential smoke concerns.
This one-day workshop, hosted by the Explore Local Initiative with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, is designed for farmers’ market vendors and farm direct operators who want to understand food quality issues and how to determine the shelf life of food products. Workshops are in Lacombe & Airdrie.