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11 August 2014

Farm Family Centennial Award Winners

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County Awards First Ever Farm Family Centennial Award

Farm Family Centennial Award Winners

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.

22 September 2016

County Makes $ 5 Million Revenue-Sharing Contribution to Edson

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County Makes $ 5 Million Revenue-Sharing Contribution to Edson

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.

23 November 2016

Mountain Pine Beetles - What Can You Do?

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Mountain Pine Beetles - What Can You Do?

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.

 

27 January 2017

Peers ASP Review 2017

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Peers ASP Review 2017

 

The PEERS AREA STRUCTURE PLAN is about future land-use process and community enhancement, restrictions, and types of land use that might  be appropriate.  www.yellowheadcounty.ab.ca/PeersASP

 

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.

County Offices

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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