Big Lakes County is a wilderness enthusiast’s paradise. Home to 26,957 hectares of park and protected natural assets that offer a variety of outdoor activities for locals and visitors alike. Explore all that Big Lakes has to offer!
During wildfire season, fire permits are required in Big Lakes County for any burning, except campfires. If the location, you wish to burn falls within the County’s jurisdiction you can request a fire permit online or by calling our office.
Big Lakes County gives notice to the public on a variety of different matters, such as: bylaw ads, notice of Development Permits, Public Hearing, etc. The County also gives notice through the newspaper and its social media accounts.
The Agricultural Fieldmen of Big Lakes County are looking for students in an agricultural or environmental science program. The Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldmen (AAAF), as an ongoing tribute to
Road to Rail Construction Group will be working on Hwy 2 at the CN crossing East of Joussard on August 10 from 6am to 6pm to perform crossing rehabilitation. Please follow posted detours: Twp Rd 734B ... See MoreSee Less
UPDATE: The owners have been found! Thank you to everyone for sharing 🙂
Big Lakes County's Animal Control Officer picked up a female dog and her puppy this morning. They were found on the train track crossing just East of Joussard along the highway. Only one puppy was found. Our Animal Control Officer will be returning to the area tomorrow to look again.
No collar or microchip on the mother.
If anybody has any information or knows their owner, please contact our Animal Control Officer at 780 523 5955. ... See MoreSee Less