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 Bumble Bees

Save the Honey Bee

Save the Solitary Bee

Save the Wasps

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

One Simple Act - Tips for establishing "green routines" & environmentally friendly living

Natural Resources Canada - resources for energy efficient housing

Saving Electricity - Energy Saving Guide

Green Deal - Powersmart tips

Road Ponding Information Sheet