Residents may find this information helpful in managing common plant diseases and pests.
Black Knot Pest Management
Bronze Leaf Disease
Prevent Dutch Elm Disease in Alberta – Elm Pruning Ban in effect as of April 1st
Prevent Emerald Ash Borer in Alberta
If you have specific horticulture related questions, please contact the Landscape Horticulturist at email@example.com
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.
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