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Phone: 780-723-4800 Toll Free 1-800-665-6030 Fax: 780-723-5066
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Raising Chickens 101 You’re invited!
Don't miss out on this beginner's workshop geared towards small flock owners Mountain Pine Beetle Information Sessions
Join Dr. Frank Robinson (UofA Professor) and Rachelle Davidson (UofA Hinton Community Centre
Graduate), experts on general poultry husbandry. 2 PM - 8 PM October 11, 2016
Sessions will include:
· Poultry Behavior and Bio-security for Small Flocks.
· Chicken Anatomy - where eggs come from, chicken feeds and feeding, Would you like to learn more about this destructive pine
and poultry housing for small flocks. beetle? Join Yellowhead County & others for a free
· Q&A Session. information session that will cover:
This workshop is intended for residents who own a small flock or for those · What is Mountain Pine Beetle
that are thinking of raising chickens. Aspects of owning a large flock for · How to identify infested trees
commercial production will not be covered at this event.
· What can landowners do to prevent/control
Peers Multiplex · Who to report infested trees to
Wednesday October 19
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Yellowhead County, the Town of Hinton, Alberta
Snacks and refreshments will be provided. The cost to attend this event is Agriculture and Forestry, and West Fraser will all be in
$5.00 per person and must be paid before the registration deadline of
October 13 , 2016. attendance to answer your questions about Mountain Pine
For more information or to register please contact the Yellowhead County Beetle in the Yellowhead County region and what steps you
Wildwood Office at 1-800-814-3935 or 780-325-3782. can take to reduce an infestation on your property and what
resources are available from Yellowhead County.

If you’re at all concerned about MPB; want to know how to
identify it; or, want to see and hear about the company’s and
the government’s MPB plans, then please show up at this open
house and talk with us, provide feedback and ask questions. If
you have any questions about this open house, please contact
Aaron Jones at or phone 780-865-

Yellowhead County has a number of board positions to be filled as follows:

· Yellowhead County Agricultural Services Board (1 position - three year term,
ending October 31st, 2019). This 5 member advisory board provides advice to
Council on the agricultural programs and services provided within the County.
The Board advises on policy issues under the Agricultural Services Board Act,
the Weed Control Act and the Pest Control Act and other provincial statutes. The
Board meets 7-8 times per year on the 2nd Monday of the month at 9:30 am in the
County office in Wildwood.

· Family & Community Support Services Board (2 positions - three-year terms,
ending October 31 , 2019): This 7 member advisory board provides advice to
Council and administration regarding the provision of preventive social services under
the Family & Community Support Services Act & Regulation. The Board reviews
programs for the volunteer community, seniors, adults, youth and children. The Board
also reviews and approves grants to community organizations from funds budgeted by
Council for preventive services. The Board meets 6-8 times per year at the County's
Wildwood Office the 3 Tuesday of the month at 9:30 am.
· Yellowhead County Library Board (1 position -three-year term, ending October
31 , 2019): This 5 member management board is responsible for the provision
of library services to County residents. The board provides for the library
services in the three rural libraries of Evansburg, Wildwood and Green Grove
(Niton) and well as providing fundin g to the libraries in Edson and Hinton. Board
members develop the annual budget, develop library policies and ensure provision of
library services as per the Libraries Act of Alberta. The Board meets on the 1 Tuesday
of the month at 9:30 am at the Wildwood Library.

· Yellowhead County Recreation Board (2 positions - three-year terms, ending
October 31 , 2019): This 9 member advisory board provides advice to Council
regarding the provision of recreation and parks services. The board reviews grant
applications from community groups and determines funding within certain limits. It
provides recommendations to Council and administration regarding recreation
facilities, programs and support to groups providing recreational activities. The Board
meets 4-6 times per year on a Monday at 6:00 pm at the County office in Edson.

· Yellowhead County Heritage Advisory Board (1 position - three year term, ending
October 31 2019): This 5 member board provides advice to Council with respect to
the development and maintenance of a heritage program. The board will advise
Council on the development of policy, budget, short and long term strategic planning
and guidelines for funding projects, museums, community groups, businesses and
individuals. The Board meets at the County office in Edson on a Thursday 4-6 times per
year at 9:30 am.

Yellowhead County residents interested in applying to serve on any of these boards can
obtain further information and/or an application form by calling Tracy Parker @780-723-
4800 or 1-800-665-6030. The application form is also available on the Careers section of
the County website (

Applications can be dropped off at either the Wildwood or Edson offices of Yellowhead
County or mailed to Yellowhead County, 2716 - 1 Ave, Edson, AB, T7E 1N9.
The deadline for applications is October 9 , 2016.
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