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2011 Map of Birch Hills County

Strategic Plan

Meeting Schedule

Council Meeting

August 23 - 9:00am.

Council Virtual Link


*NEW* Tourism & Recreation Page*

Upcoming Events,Community Newsletters & FCSS

Emergency Contacts

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

Tom Morgan
Fire Chief

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.

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Fire Restriction

All large fuel load fires are suspended in the Birch Hills County as of July 11, 2022. Read More Here >

Aug 13 & 14 - Wanham Jamboree

Common Noxious Weeds Found In Yards

Assistance with School Supplies - FCSS Smoky River

One Bedroom Apartment Rentals

RMA Scholarship - August 31 Deadline

Mental Health & Addictions Support

Helpful Hints - Dealing With Water Staining

Upcoming Events & Community Newsletters now found on our "Tourism and Recreation Page"

Birch Hills County Board Member Needed

Birch Hills County is looking to fill two seat on the Recreation Board for Ward 4 and Ward 7. The Recreation Board meets once per year, approximately around March/April, to discuss the grant application from local non-profits who apply for the annual allocated funds set by council. A requirement is that you live in the Ward that you will represent. Please submit a letter of interest to the County office email or call 780-694-3793 and ask for Larry Davidson, CAO for more information.

Bridge Closure

The local bridge on Range road 20 north of Twp 784 has been closed at this time as repairs are needed to the structure to ensure vehicle safety.

Wanham Lagoon

Wanham Lagoon to reopen, with new access conditions, on April 1st, 2021

Please contact the County Office for further details.

December 01, 2018

The Burnt River Crossing is closed.