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2011 Map of Birch Hills County

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Regular & Governance Meeting

March 29, 2018

Regular Council Meeting

April 12, 2018


Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

Eaglesham Hall Rental

To book the Eaglesham Hall contact

Lisa Price at the County office or



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.


Recreation Operating Assistance Grant Application

The Birch Hills County Recreation Board is now accepting applications for recreational funding from groups and organizations within the County. Further information may be picked up at the Birch Hills County Office in Wanham during office hours or from the link below.

Completed applications with the required documentation must be returned to the Birch Hills County Office by: 4:30 pm on Friday, April 6th, 2018.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Birch Hills County Office at 780-694-3793.

Recreation Operating Assistance Application Form (PDF Document)

Recreation Operating Assistance Grant Policy (PDF Document)

Fire Burning Information

Please call the County office before you do any burning. You can call the office at 780-694-3793.

February 14, 2018


Community Newsletter

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

Check out the Town of Spirit River's Community Connect. (PDF Document)

Check out the Smoky River FCSS newsletter (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


Burnt River Crossing Closed

The Burnt River Crossing is closed.

February 14, 2018