Resident Resources

CBC Article - Beware the emerald ash borer, an invasive species marching across Canada

Conservationists want to keep the invasive pest out of Alberta for as long as possible, said Jon Sweeney, a forest research scientist with Natural Resources Canada. 

"Once it gets to a place, about 10 years later, more than 99 per cent of the ash in that area have been killed by it," Sweeney said. 

Read more:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/edmonton-alberta-emerald-ash-borer-beetle-1.5205016

Environment and Conservation

Residents may benefit from these resources:

Save the Bumblebees

Save the Honey Bee

Save the Solitary Bee

Save the Wasps

Bees Matter Learning Centre

Plant a Pollinator-Friendly Garden

Shine a Light on Bats

Invasive Aquatic Species in Alberta - For people with boats

Meet our furry friends in the fight against invasive mussels (YouTube)

Check-list to Determine Source of High Water Use

Composters ($50) and Rain Barrels ($74) - may be purchased at Town Office

Sustainability at Home Toolkit

EnergySense House - an interactive tool to help you learn energy saving & safety tips

Natural Resources Canada - resources for energy efficient housing

Saving Electricity - Energy Saving Guide

Green Deal - Powersmart tips

Road Ponding Information Sheet

Disaster Safety & Preparedness

Natural disasters are a constant threat, so it is important we do everything we can to protect our families, our homes, and ourselves from their potentially devastating effects.

In order to stay safe no matter what bad weather comes your way, please see the below disaster safety information.

Surviving a Wildfire

Flash Flood Safety and Damage Prevention Guide

Ultimate Guide to Drought Safety

Tornado Safety Guide

How to Proactively Prepare for a Blizzard

Hurricane Safety Tips

Consumer Product Recalls

Product Reason for Recall Date of Recall
(mm-dd-yy)
Air Exchangers Fire hazard 12-13-19
Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E744 Fire hazard 01-09-20
Janod Looping Bead Maze
Choking hazard 01-08-20
Kid's Ark children's hooded sweaters
Strangulation hazard 12-19-19
Nununu children's clothing with drawstrings Strangulation and dragging risk 12-13-19
MR. STEAK™ four-burner and five-burner gas grills Fire hazard 12-13-19
Pelican 3315R and 3315R-RA (Right Angle) Flashlights and Lithium Rechargeable Battery Packs
Fire hazard
12-19-19
Teammachine SLR01 DISC Bicycles and Framesets Fall hazard
12-19-19
Toysmith Light Up Magic Wand
Choking and ingestion hazard 12-19-19
Yamaha EF2000iS Portable Generator
Fire hazard 12-13-19