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  • Northern Engraver Pest Control in Spruce Trees

    Recently our Tree Specialist, Toso Bozic, has received many reports of Spruce Trees that are dead or dying, in the local area.

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    2023 Maps - Now Available!

    2023 Landownership, Dust Control, and Approved Gravel Program Maps, are now available to view online or purchase from the County office.

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    Moisture Updates - July 5, 2023

    Since the last report (June 28, 2023), wide spread rain fell across most of the province from about Red Deer to almost as far North as Grande Prairie (Map 1).

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    Poor Crops - Alternate Uses

    Several areas in Alberta have experienced limited precipitation this growing season, and as a result, some producers are considering putting their crops to alternate uses rather than waiting for them to mature and mechanically harvesting them.

  • Moisture Updates - July 3, 2023

    From June 30 to July 3, 2023, we have seen 5-10 mm of precipitation across dry parts of the Peace Region, with much of the Southern Region remaining dry.

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    Rural Potable Water Sign-Up - Now Open!

    Council invites residents of Bay Tree, Blueberry, Bonanza, Fourth Creek, Gordondale, Happy Valley, Ksituan, Northmark, Savanna, Silver Valley, Whitburn, Westmark, and Woking as identified in the above map, to sign-up to be connected to the Rural Potable Water Network to have water delivered to their residence.

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    Alberta Crop Report as of June 27, 2023

    Crop Report, provided by the Government of Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, as of June 27, 2023: Over the last week, a patchwork of rain fell across Alberta increasing the crop variability throughout the province.

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    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.

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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