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16 February 2017

Yellowhead County Fire Season Starts March 1

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Yellowhead County Fire Season Starts March 1

 

Fire permits required beginning March 1 in the Yellowhead County Fire Permit Area. Not having a burn permit may cost you significantly. Make sure you get your free permit for any existing or new fires.

 

21 February 2017

Get Certified Child Car Seat Safety Info

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Get Certified Child Car Seat Safety Info

Proper child seat set-up is often improperly done. Having a certified technician helping to ensure you have your child’s seat installed properly in your vehicle may be that one important factor that could save your child’s life. Find out more here.

26 November 2015

Have You Seen Feral Boar? We Want to Know!

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Distribution and Habitat Mapping of Feral Boar Across Canada

Have You Seen Feral Boar? We Want to Know!

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.

 

 

05 July 2016

Gregg Lake Subdivision Water Well Notification

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Gregg Lake Subdivision Water Well Notification

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.

21 July 2016

Is that Giant Hogweed in Your Yard?

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Is that Giant Hogweed in Your Yard?

 

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.

 

22 September 2016

Prescribed Fires in Jasper May Affect Parts of County

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Prescribed Fires in Jasper May Affect Parts of County

 

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.

 

14 December 2016

Troubleshooting Shelf Life For Ag Producers

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Troubleshooting Shelf Life For Ag Producers

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.

14 December 2016

Pricing Principles for Ag Producers

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Pricing Principles for Ag Producers

Planning on selling to retail? Expand your understanding of the costs related to setting a profitable price. Attend this workshop if you are looking to: Price your products for profit. Understand the components of pricing for the retail market. Understanding retail buyers needs.

19 December 2016

Peers ASP Review PUBLIC MEETING

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Peers ASP Review PUBLIC MEETING

Want to learn more about future development in Peers? We welcome your input. YELLOWHEAD County invites you to attend the PEERS AREA STRUCTURE PLAN (ASP) REVIEW. Wednesday, January 11 at the Peers Multiplex.

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EDSON OFFICE (MAIN)

2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066

WILDWOOD OFFICE

53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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