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2011 Map of Birch Hills County
Download Map (25 MB) (PDF Document)

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Regular Council Meeting

December 14, 2017

Regular & Governance Meeting

December 28, 2017-CANCELLED


Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

Eaglesham Hall Rental

To book the Eaglesham Hall contact

Lisa Price at the County office or



Birch Hills County

Birch Hills County is located in the Central Peace Region, bordered by the Peace River to the north and the Smoky River to the east. Located within the County are the hamlets of Eaglesham, Peoria, Tangent, Wanham and Watino. Oil and Gas provide the largest sector of employment in the county.


Fire Burning Information

Please call the County office before you do any burning. You can call the office at 780-694-3793.

November 30, 2017

2017 Christmas Hamper

The 2017 FCSS Christmas Hamper Request Application is available here or it can be picked up at the Birch Hills County office. The deadline to have your application to the office is December 8th.

Burnt River Crossing Closed

The Burnt River Crossing is closed.

August 9, 2017

Community Newsletter

Read the newsletters for Eaglesham (PDF Document) and Wanham.(PDF Document)

Check out the Town of Spirit River's Community Connect.(PDF Document)

Want to know what is going on with Smoky River FCSS- check out their newsletter!(PDF Document)

Tenders & Items for Sale

View all Tenders & Items for Sale

Paying Bills Online

Pay your bills with telephone or online banking...

  • ATB
  • Scotia Bank
  • Credit Union
  • TD Canada Trust
  • CIBC
  • BMO

AAMDC Winner

Councillor Denise Joudrey was drawn for a prize sponsored by of the WSP of a donation of
$1,000 to the charity of one’s choice while attending the AAMDC Convention. Denise chose to
designate the Eaglesham Royal Purple Elks as the recipient of the prize. Pictured above
making a presentation to Denise at the November 23rd Regular Council Meeting is Mr. Ryan
Armstrong, a Senior Project Manager from the WSP office in Grande Prairie.