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Avian Flu Detected in Alberta

Avian Influenza is highly pathogenic and can be spread to domestic birds by wild bird populations. Here’s how to prevent an outbreak or what to do if you suspect an outbreak.
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When selecting new plants for your garden, we’re asking residents to do a little research to make sure you’re not planting invasives.
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An interesting and interactive map that delves into the history of place names in our area has been created by the Yellowhead County Heritage Program.
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Joint Rec Multi-Use Facility Update

Town and County discuss the next steps for the Joint Recreational Multi-Use Facility Project as bids come in over budget.
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Pine Beetle Removal

Mountain Pine Beetle Surveys are being
conducted on pine trees in Yellowhead County.
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Fire Permit Season

During wildfire season, you need a fire permit for burning (except for campfires) in Yellowhead County and Edson Forest Protection areas.
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Take the Rural Internet Speed Test

The Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) your help to tell the true story of Rural Alberta’s internet speeds. Complete the speed test to help us collect data!
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Council Live Online Meetings

Council meetings are scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Council Governance & Priorities meetings are scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Meetings start at 9:30 AM unless otherwise noted.
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Council Highlights

Current and previous Council Highlights can be found in our News Section.
The July 27, 2021 Council Highlights can be found at the link below: 
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Province-Wide Survey Identifies Rural Housing Challenges

In the fall of 2020, Yellowhead County took part in a large-scale, collaborative effort to measure homelessness throughout the eastern rural areas of the county. Read about the results here.

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Latest County News

Find out all the latest Yellowhead County news, workshops, council highlights, and more. 
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