May 20, 2020 Big Lakes County continues to repair roads and culverts that were washed out or damaged from the overland flooding in April.The following roads within Big Lakes County are now open:• RGE RD 112 House Mountain Rd, at km 23• RGE RD 163 north of TWP RD 750• RGR RD 192 from TWP RD 720 north to TWP RD 722• RGE RD 154 from TWP RD 744 north to TWP RD 750• TWP…Read More
Order your shelterbelt trees today!
Blueberry, High Bush Cranberry, and Canadian Buffaloberry are first come first serve.
We are sold out of Green Alder and Siberian Larch are almost sold out.
Download the Tree Order Form and view the trees available for sale below. For more details, please contact Sheila Kaus, Agricultural Fieldperson at 780-523-5955. Read More
Changes to PPE As part of the COVID-19 pandemic response, the Government of Alberta, through the Provincial Operations Centre (POC), has been working diligently to source and distribute personal protective equipment (PPE). With the PPE supply chain improving and with more companies now developing PPE, Alberta businesses have more options to source their own PPE. As such, the Alberta government is focusing the supply of critical PPE to organizations that are at the highest risk…Read More
Municipal Roadside Spraying began on May 25th and will run until September 30th. Limited spot spraying of problem areas will take place throughout the County and in all County Hamlets. Roadside control will concentrate in but not be limited to Sunset House, Gilwood, and Banana Belt. Safety is everyone’s job. Please watch for our crews as they work. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Sheila Kaus, Big Lakes County Agricultural Fieldman at…Read More
The Big Lakes County Utility Department will be flushing water lines in the Hamlets of Kinuso, Faust, Joussard, and Grouard the week of May 25th to 29th. The water lines will be flushed in the Hamlet of Enilda and in all the Rural Water Co-ops the week of June 1st to 5th.Big Lakes residents may experience low water pressure during this time. If discoloring occurs, let the water run until its natural clarity returns before…Read More
The High Prairie & District Recreation Board has established a Recreation Master Plan Committee. The purpose of this committee is to develop a clear and concise plan that will provide direction to the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County Council’s and staff regarding future development, redevelopment and enhancements of the parks system, open spaces, recreational facilities, and recreation programs. Volunteers would attend monthly steering committee meetings and participate in discussion and share ideas…Read More