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2011 Map of Birch Hills County
Download Map (23 MB) (PDF Document)

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Council/ Governance

June 23, 2016

Council Meeting

July 14, 2016



Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

Birch Hills County

Birch Hills County is located in the Central Peace Region, bordered by the Peace River to the north and the Smoky River to the east. Located within the County are the hamlets of Eaglesham, Peoria, Tangent, Wanham and Watino. Oil and Gas provide the largest sector of employment in the county.

Burn Permits

Please call the County office to receive your permit if you are planning on burning in Birch Hills County.

June 14, 2016 1:30pm

Shaftesbury Ferry Status

The Shaftesbury Ferry is back in service.

June 21, 2016

CPECC Monthly Meeting

CPECC is having their monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 29th, at 9:30am at the Peace Wapiti Sub-office in Spirit River.

CPECC June 29 2016 meeting (PDF Document)

Canada Day Celebrations-Eaglesham

The Eaglesham Ag Society presents Canada Day- Past to Present festivities at the Fair Grounds! Festivities will include free pancake breakfast, parade, open market, karaoke, crafts for kids, pie auction, face painting, hillbilly choir, horse rides and grooming, lawn tractor races, colouring contest for kids and adults, arcade games, mechanical bull, bed races, tug of war, cotton candy, lemonade booth, classic and antique car show, hillbilly swooshing race, rib supper and much more!! For information contact Cindy at 780-359-2934.

Burnt River Crossing Closed

The Burnt River Crossing is closed.

June 16, 2016

Community Newsletter

Read the newsletters for Eaglesham (PDF Document) and Wanham(PDF Document)

Tenders & Items for Sale

View all Tenders & Items for Sale

Paying Bills Online

Pay your bills with telephone or online banking...

  • ATB
  • Scotia Bank
  • Credit Union
  • TD Canada Trust
  • CIBC
  • BMO