Wildfire Updates


Update May 21 at 8:00 pm. The following is a wildfire update for the Slave Lake Forest Area from Wildfire Information Officer Leah Lovequist.


Fire Advisory in Effect


A Fire Advisory has been issued for the southern Slave Lake Forest Area section of the Forest Protection Area due to warm temperatures and increased wildfire danger. All fire permits are cancelled and no new permits will be issued.


Municipal Census Underway


Over the next several weeks, MD Enumerators will be going door-to-door to conduct the Municipal Census. If you prefer, you can also take the online version of the census Here. Completing the census is important and the participation of all residents is greatly appreciated.


Fire Ban in Effect

Please note that a Fire Ban is in effect for the southern area of the MD of Lesser Slave River effective May 17 until further notice. MD communities under the fire ban / OHV restriction include Smith, Hondo, Flatbush and Chisholm. All permits are suspended or cancelled and no new permits will be issued.


Road Allowance Vegetation Management Program 2019


As part of the MD of Lesser Slave River’s Vegetation management program, it is sometimes a requirement to utilize herbicide application as a “Best Management Practice” to eradicate and /or control Prohibited Noxious Weeds and Noxious weeds ,inclusive of woody species, within the municipally-owned road allowances.


Poplar Lane Roadwork


Area residents and business owners are advised that pavement repairs to the east end of Poplar Lane will resume on May 6th and may interrupt traffic for up to one month.


Hwy 44 Flatbush Cemetery


The Community of Flatbush wishes a convey heartfelt thank you to Charlotte and Tim Walmsley for their compassionate and efficient care of the Flatbush Public Cemetery (on HW 44) for the past several years.


MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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