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During the provincial Wildfire Season, March 1 to October 31, all burning within the Municipal District of Bighorn requires a permit. Please contact "Agriculture & Forestry" in Calgary at 403-297-8800 to make arrangements.
Outside of the provincial Wildfire Season, residents within the hamlets and residential subdivisions (Ghost Country Place, Kananaskis Settlement) require a burning permit which they may obtain at the Municipal District office at #2 Heart Mountain Drive. Burning permits are not required in the rural areas during this time.
Municipal District residents are only permitted to burn clean wood. No yard waste, construction / demolition waste, garbage or scrap, including anything treated or painted, tires, shingles, etc.
It is important to the Municipal District that if your address changes that you notify us.
Click on the link below and complete a Change of Address Authorization Form which will be directly submitted to our office via email.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS AUTHORIZATION FORM
The Alberta Weed Control Act & Regulation lists regulated weed species while the Agricultural Pests Act & Regulation lists other animal, bird, insect, plant or disease as pests or nuisances. Property owners are responsible for managing the regulated weed and pest species on their property. This legislation enables inspectors and local authorities to deal with native and introduced weeds and pests.
Contact the Environmental Fieldman or Assistant Environmental Fieldman at 403-673-3611. You can make a report even if you are unsure if it is a regulated species.
The Good Food Box (GFB) is a program under the Community Kitchen Program of Calgary where you can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at a very low cost.
The GFB operates by buying fresh top quality produce directly from farmers and from wholesale clubs. The food is bought in bulk and dropped off at their Calgary warehouse. Volunteers divide the produce into portions and put the "Good Food Boxes" together. Boxes contain the maximum produce possible in them for the price. Each monthly box contains the same mixture of staple produce, though some of the contents will change seasonally.
The Municipal District of Bighorn provides grants, to eligible recipients, for various purposes: - To recognized Community Associations/groups needing funds for recreation, culture, FCSS and facility-related projects. - To organizations sponsoring special activities of benefit to Municipal District residents as a whole. - For other initiatives / causes / purposes of a broader scope, that will benefit the Municipal District.
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