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  • Image of Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus in Plants
    Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Information

    Wheat Streak Mosaic (WSM) is a disease caused by the Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (WSMV). The virus is vectored by the movement and feeding of the wheat curl mite (Aceria tosichella).


  • Be Aware of Drone No-Fly Zones

    Drone No-Fly Zones are areas where it may be unsafe or illegal to fly your drone. If you fly a drone in Canada, you must follow the rules that help keep people and aircraft safe.

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    2023 Budget Highlights

    2023 is set to be an exciting year for Saddle Hills County. Council continues to prioritize important infrastructure, such as our roads and access to potable water, and public safety, as well as improving our recreation facilities for residents and visitors.

  • Fire Updates - June 30, 2023

    There are no major changes to report on the current wildfires within Saddle Hills County.

    The Cecil Fire (GWF-018), previously known as the Peace River Banks/Cleardale Fire, North of Fourth Creek, and Fire GWF-041, Northwest of Moonshine Lake, both remain classified as Being Held.

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    Moisture Updates - June 28, 2023

    During the period from June 13 to June 20, 2023 (covered in the last report) large parts of the province from Calgary to Grande Prairie received much needed rain.

  • Fire Updates - June 26, 2023

    There are no major changes to report on the current fires within Saddle Hills County. Below outlines the current conditions of the previously reported fires in our area.

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    Alberta Crop Report as of June 20, 2023

    Crop Report, provided by the Government of Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, as of June 20, 2023:

    'Precipitation ranging from 0 to more than 175 mm across the province has substantially improved surface soil moisture conditions in most regions.

  • Fire Updates - June 23, 2023

    The Boone Lake Complex Fire, consisting of fires GWF-035 to the South and GWF-038 to the North, currently totals around 8,985 ha.

  • Image of Moisture Maps of Alberta
    Moisture Updates - June 21, 2023

    Since June 13, significant rains have fallen across a wide area of the province, from roughly Calgary in the south, extending as far north as the Southern portions of the Peace Region (Map 1). 

  • Image of Jug Fill and Thomas Bolch's Letter
    Local Child's Wish Fulfilled - Savanna Jug Fill Roof

    Local Silver Valley resident, Thomas Bolch, 7, saw the need for some change in his community and decided to take action!

Contact Us

Saddle Hills
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB
T0H 3G0
T. 780-864-3760
Fax 780-864-3904
Toll-free 1-888-864-3760

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