Evacuated farmers and ranchers:
o Should visit alberta.ca/emergency to and find the most up-to-date information on the current wildfire situation.
o Can contact the wildfire resource line at 310-4455 with agriculture and livestock related questions.
o Should register online or at the reception centre identified for their community so staff can quickly assist them and connect them with the resources they need.
Agriculture and Irrigation is also sharing pertinent emergency-related information on our social media channels, so please follow and share.
Facebook: @Agriculture Alberta
For your information:
Agricultural societies and auction markets may have room for livestock evacuated from wildfire areas, and may be able to help connect livestock owners with transport:
o Alberta Auction Markets Association – For available space at auction marts for livestock call:
- 780-789-3915 (north)
- 403-358-0456 (south)
Albertans with firefighting training or other resources or supplies to volunteer can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Farmers with questions about business risk management should:
o reach out to their AFSC branch office,
o visit AFSC.ca,
o email email@example.com, or
o call 1-877-899-2372.
During the election period, Government of Alberta responses are limited. These limitations are outlined in the Elections Act and Elections Communication Policy and are in place until the end of the election.