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Dandelion control is evolving

Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 02:15 PM

Around our city and in our lawns, the dandelion is a yearly nuisance. The City deals with dandelions in a different way than you as a homeowner but weather plays a part with the abundance of the yellow flowers.

Dandelions like hot dry weather, this is why we see them in the late spring before the June rains. With roots that can grow up to 2 feet long and are brittle, they easily break off if you try to pull them. If you don't remove the whole root, they will grow up again. That's why your yard could...

City removes fire pit ban from local parks

Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 01:15 PM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department has removed the ban on outdoor fires at City parks due to the low risk of wildfires at this time. City parks are now ready for residents to enjoy controlled fires within the provided fire pits at Turner Park and West River’s Edge.

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Seniors’ Week Kick-off in Fort Saskatchewan

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 07:30 AM

June 1-7 is Seniors’ Week in Alberta. This week we show our appreciation for seniors and recognize the important contributions they make to our community. To kick-off we’ll be meeting at City Hall before heading out to seniors’ residences and local grocery stores to chalk the walks and share positive messages. 

                        Event: Seniors’ Week Kick-off       ...

Historic Warden’s Residence Gets a New “Old” Look

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:45 AM

Over the past several years, improvements at the Fort Heritage Precinct have kept it preserved and well-maintained. This time, the historic 1937 Warden’s Residence, home to the Fort Heritage Precinct’s Visitor Information Centre and administration, is getting a paint job.

Many residents will be familiar with the white stucco and green trim that they have come to associate with the Warden’s Residence over the past 30 years; but historical photographs and physical examination of the building has revealed...

June is Recreation and Parks Month

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 07:45 AM

June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) is a nationwide celebration that educates people on the health benefits of recreation and engages them in physical activity. The City of Fort Saskatchewan is excited to celebrate #JRPM.

As part of Recreation and Parks month, the City of Fort Saskatchewan is hosting a community scavenger hunt. This scavenger hunt gives families fun ways to explore the parks and trails that make up Fort Saskatchewan. It is a way to have fun exploring and to win a great prize....