Caucus will consist of a one-day program that will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the schedule and agenda will be the same at all locations. AUMA will adhere to the Chief Medical Officer of Health's COVID-19 guidelines.
Our Energy Program team successfully procured wholesale natural gas for over 100 municipalities and community-related organizations. Learn how our energy aggregation process saves AUMA members money in several important ways.
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Alberta Culture, Multiculturism & Status of Women is seeking your nominations! The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards recognize extraordinary Albertans whose volunteer efforts have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Discover all the details and nominate your community’s special volunteers.
The session will showcase the renovated Community Conserve platform and four newly completed resources for municipalities:
Roadside Management for Pollinator Habitat in Alberta,
Municipal Planning and Environment Autonomy,
Environmental Reserves and Environmental Reserve Easements, and
Paying for Conservation: Municipal powers to generate revenue for conservation.
Alberta Dutch Elm Disease (DED) Awareness Week runs from June 22 to 28. The week highlights the importance of elm trees in our communities and landscapes, and helps raise public awareness about the disease’s destructiveness and things we can do to prevent it.
To help prevent DED:
Never transport or store elm firewood
Do not bring elm firewood into Alberta
Do not prune elm trees between April 1 to September 30.
Alberta Environment and Parks has begun transitioning from EAS OneStop to the new Digital Regulatory Assurance System (DRAS). DRAS went live on June 21, 2021. On June 14, 2021, EAS OneStop access had been terminated for both applicants and regulators. For more information about the transition and DRAS, please visitDigital Regulatory Assurance System.
Here’s why Foothills County decided to participate in the program:
“Foothills County decided to hire a Municipal Energy Manager as the knowledgeable professional to lead and drive the County’s climate change mitigation and greenhouse gas reduction efforts, with the added benefits of operational cost savings and energy efficiency.” – Adeniyi Adeaga, Municipal Energy Manager, Foothills County
Foothills County is saving money and reducing their emissions with Adeniyi’s help, and you can too. By signing a Municipal Energy Manger Program Funding Agreement by August 3, 2021, you can receive up to 80 per cent of an energy manager’s salary covered for one year. Apply now.