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Albertans who require assistance can call 310-4455 for wildfire related information, including agriculture and livestock related questions. Learn more
For grazing options and to apply for temporary grazing, please call 310-LAND (310-5263).
To stay up to date on information on agriculture and livestock supports, alerts and evacuation orders, evacuation reception centres, emergency evacuation payments, re-entry information, and more, visit:
Below is a map of livestock hosting offers from agricultural societies, sports societies, and rodeo grounds.
Click on the locations for more details, including the description of the offering.
Know of more? Please email us with a photo or link to the offer.
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:
Evacuees can attend nightly telephone town halls with government and partner organizations.
The Province of Alberta has released emergency grazing options to support producers who have evacuated their livestock due to the ongoing wildfires. Find the guidelines here.
Those affected by wildfires can see ABP’s existing list of mental health resources.
In addition, TELUS Health is supporting individuals dealing with the impacts of devastating wildfires. This includes up to four free mental health counselling sessions to all farmers and their immediate families in Alberta.
The line is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week and counsellors are trained to provide tailored support for farmers and their families.
To sign up, call the TELUS Health Alberta Farmers Family Support Line at 1-833-693-1730.
Land owners and managers with questions about business risk management and potential insurance coverage/claims should get in touch with their providers as soon as possible. Some claim windows may be as short as two weeks from the fire event.
Those working with Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) can:
Albertans with firefighting training or other resources or supplies to volunteer can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
TELUS is providing $25,000 CDN in emergency aid funds, disbursed through the Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies through a nomination process, to support local farmers affected by the wildfires in Alberta. Please stay tuned for more information on how to apply and visit albertaagsocieties.ca for livestock space resources.
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