Athabasca County Conversation #4

Miss out on our first Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River? Give it a listen and be sure to stay tuned every other Wednesday at 8:20 am. Next show runs July 11. In this week’s episode, we talk permits and the planning and development process.

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NEWS- Warm welcome to our new Planning & Development intern

June 21, 2012– We’d like to welcome Neil Chadda, our new land use planning intern. Neil arrived at the County office at the start of June to begin his two-year tenure as a participant in the province’s Municipal Internship Program for Land Use Planners. He hails from Mississauga, Ontario, and came to Athabasca County after […]

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Athabasca County Conversation #3

Miss out on our first Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River? Give it a listen and be sure to stay tuned every other Wednesday at 8:20 am. Next show runs June 27.

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NEWS- Be on the lookout for Athabasca County’s Most Wanted

June 5, 2012– The Agricultural Services Department wants all citizens to be on the lookout for Woolly Burdock (Arctium tomentosum), a highly invasive weed that poses a threat to the region’s farmland. Designated as a noxious weed under the Province of Alberta’s Weed Control Act, the plant’s velcro-like seed pods are quick to hitch a […]

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NEWS- Second year for County Weed Control Incentive Program

June 1, 2012– Athabasca County is once again offering incentives to landowners to stop the spread and reduce the number of noxious weeds in the region, under the Weed Control Incentive Program. As a measure to address the potential economic impact of the spread of weeds, landowners who treat large infestations may qualify for a […]

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