Agriculture & Environment
The Agriculture, Environment & Parks Department is responsible for administering the Weed Control Act, Agricultural Pests Act, Agricultural Service Board Act and Soil Conservation Act. Invasive weeds and pest management on private property are the responsibility of the property owner while MD staff carry out these services on municipal property.
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
Find answers to the most commonly asked questions.
Review a number of resources related to sustainability and the environment.
Discover a range of equipment available for rental at the Agricultural Services Department.
Learn more about local tree species and care.
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.
Understand weed control and numerous programs available to assist you in weed eradication.