GRAZING SCHOOL FOR WOMEN

The Grazing School for Women is hosting a 2-days of learning to be held on June 14 -15, 2022 in the Bruce area, Beaver County. Enjoy speakers discussing invasive species in Alberta, beneficial insects on the landscape and, riparian areas and their significance, while receiving hands-on experience in determining the health of your riparian area! As the event will take place in the Bruce area, Beaver County, the Town of Vegreville is suggested for accommodations. 

Lunch and Supper are provided for June 14, 2022, having breakfast and lunch provided on June 15, 2022. 

There will be an option for a fun craft after supper on June 14 (additional fees may apply).

Please bring appropriate outdoor gear - the event will be going ahead outside rain or shine!

Cost will be $75 for both days or $45 for one day.

 

To sign up for the event, please visit: 

https://gsfwsummer2022.eventbrite.ca 

 

For further information, please visit: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/416839666948241/?ref=newsfeed


 

 

ADVISORY - AVIAN INFLUENZA 

Please be advised that Avian Influenza has been detected in several areas in Alberta; having confirmation of the same in the County of Two Hills as of May 2, 2022. Avian Influenza is highly pathogenic and can be spread to domestic birds by wild bird populations.

Suspect an outbreak?

  • Bird owners are legally responsible to notify authorities of Avian Influenza and should call a veterinarian or a local office of the CFIA if they suspect their birds are sick with Avian Influenza.
  • For poultry producers and owners with backyard flocks or pet birds, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website contains resources on Avian Influenza and biosecurity measures.

The County of Two Hills is providing this update as public information and is not directly involved in the notification process. Any questions should be directed to the CFIA.

Please visit https://inspection.canada.ca or follow thier facebook page for more information. Bird owners, should they suspect Avian Influenza, may call CFIA at 1-403-629-1728. For producers, particularly small flock owners with permit questions, may contact 310-FARM.