Agriculture & Environment

Overview


The Agricultural and Environmental Services department is comprised of the Environmental Fieldman and Assistant Environmental Fieldman. Their role is to provide relevant information to residents and they are responsible for overseeing and administering the municipal agriculture and environment related programs.

The Environmental Fieldman is appointed as the municipality's Agricultural Fieldman and, with support from the Assistant Environmental Fieldman, is responsible for implementing the agricultural policies, programs and to manage the agricultural resources of the municipality. The Environmental Fieldman is also appointed as an inspector under the Weed Control Act, Agricultural Pests Act, and Soil Conservation Act.


Assistance


Some of the topics the Agricultural and Environmental Services staff can provide assistance with include:
  • Agriculture / environmental beneficial management practices
  • Native Grass Seed Mix
  • Riparian Area Protection
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Watershed Management
  • Weed and Pest Control
  1. Agriculture & Environment FAQs

    Find answers to the most commonly asked questions.

  2. Environmental Stewardship

    Review a number of resources related to sustainability and the environment.

  3. Equipment Services

    Discover a range of equipment available for rental at the Agricultural Services Department.

  4. Landscaping & Trees

    Learn more about local tree species and care.

  5. Watersheds

    There are two major river basins in the Municipal District of Bighorn, the Bow River basin and the Red Deer River basin. Each river basin contains many sub-basins.

  6. Weeds & Pests

    Understand weed control and numerous programs available to assist you in weed eradication.