We’ve updated our site with a dedicated page of resources, as well as a map of livestock host offers. Hit ‘Wildfire Resources‘ at the top of the page.
As of Friday morning, there were 78 active wildfires across central and northern Alberta, and wildfire officials reported that the situation is rapidly changing, due to the hot, dry weather and windy conditions.
To stay up to date on wildfire alerts and evacuation orders, visit the Alberta Emergency Alert website.
For more detailed information on the wildfires burning in Alberta, visit the Alberta Wildfire Status Dashboard online.
Below, we’ve compiled a list of online resources related to emergency preparedness for farms and caring for livestock in the event of a wildfire:
Farm Emergency Plan – Alberta Farm Animal Care
Emergency Livestock Handling Equipment Trailers – Alberta Farm Animal Care
Planning for and Responding to Disasters in Canada – Canadian Farm Business Management Council
Farm Animals and Livestock Preparedness – Government of Alberta
Emergency Preparedness for Farm Animals – Government of Canada
Caring for Livestock During an Evacuation – Government of Manitoba
Evacuation of Livestock – Lamont County
Livestock Emergency Response Guide – Municipal District of Bonnyville
Farm Animal Emergency Preparedness Plan for the Central Peace – Saddle Hills County
Evacuation Checklist for Livestock – Yellowhead County
Add to Homescreen