News

RCMP Town Hall Meeting

January 5 2023

Thorsby and Breton RCMP detachments will be on hand to discuss crime trends in the area, policing priorities and crime reduction strategies. Everyone is welcome to attend on Tuesday January 17th, 2023 at 6:00 pm at the Buck Lake Seniors' Drop In Centre....

Planned Power Outage

December 2 2022

Fortis has a power outage planned at Itaska Beach this Monday, December 5th from 9:30 am until 12: 00 noon....

Recreation Property Owners Grant

November 16 2022

The Land Stewardship Centre has funding available to property owners who wish to enhance the natural watershed function of their property. It's called the Green Acreages Program Check out the online application In addition. the Pigeon Lake Watershed Association (PLWA)…

Biweekly Garbage Collection

November 9 2022

We are on our winter schedule for garbage collection.  Every second Monday the garbage truck will come by the Summer Village. You can find a complete schedule on our Public Works page....

Remembrance Day Ceremony

November 4 2022

The Mulhurst Legion is hosting Remembrance Day Ceremonies. For details, please see this link....

PLWA Award

October 25 2022

The PLWA has won the Association of Summer Villages of Alberta “McIntosh Bulrush Award”.  The award recognizes the Caring for the Lake stewardship program.  This program brought all Pigeon Lake Summer Villages together to help educate residents and complete projects…

Halloween Party

October 25 2022

Don't miss out this Saturday night from 6 - 10 pm a family friendly event with a potluck, costume prizes and candy bags.  No alcohol will be served. Fire trucks will be on display at the hall....

Boulevard Naturalization Project

October 19 2022

We are pleased to announce that the boulevard naturalization project has been approved!  Council had engaged McElhanney Ltd. to help draft a plan that would help the boulevard have natural landscaping, with the benefits of the additional trees filtering water, increasing…

NRCB Rejects Feedlot Decision Review

October 11 2022

The Natural Resources Conservation Board has rejected a request for review of the decision to deny G&S Cattle a permit for a Confined Feedlot in the Pigeon Lake area. NRCB Letter CBC News Article Pigeon Lake Watershed Association Response...

Fall Leaf Pickup

October 4 2022

Tuesday October 11th, 2022 have your bagged leaves ready for pick-up.  This is to assist in getting yards cleaned up. The leaves must be placed in a clear bag, and placed at the front of your driveway, the same place you normally put your trash bins.Any material…

CFO Decision Review

September 30 2022

G and S Cattle have requested a review of the Natural Resources Conservation Board decision to deny its' application for a Confined Feedlot Operation near Pigeon Lake. The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is preparing a defence of the decision. For more information,…

Understanding the Value of the Itaska Audubon

September 21 2022

Providing space for nature to flourish is one of the important aims of the Itaska Audubon Society.  Recently an overview of the ecological services provided by the Itaska Audubon Natural Area has outlined the many benefits of the space. You can read the report by…

PLWA Latest News

September 20 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association has had a busy summer and wishes to share the latest news of its' activities.  Take a look at this link to see what the Association is doing and what you can do to help protect the lake....

Pigeon Lake Shoreline Cleanup

September 15 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is encouraging participation in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.  To find out how to get involved check out the information on their website.  ...

Blue Green Algae Health Advisory

September 13 2022

Alberta Health Services has issued a health advisory for Pigeon Lake. For further details, please check this news release.  ...

Tree Planting and Beach Road Naturalization

September 12 2022

Beach Road Naturalization project Council continues to work with McElhanney on the Beach Road Naturalization project. On the last walk-through, representatives from the Pigeon Lake Watershed were onsite to review the project and provide feedback - they were impressed…

Feedlot Approval Denied

September 2 2022

The Confined Feeding Operation application has been denied.     The Summer Village was not given affected party status.  But the PLWA, as they had a formal collaboration with directly affected parties, their submission was reviewed and considered as being part of…

Grant Opportunity for Lake Lot Owners

July 27 2022

The Land Stewardship Centre has matching grants for recreation property owners to help them implement stewardship practices that conserve and protect the valuable natural assets, such as air, land, water, wildlife, associated with their properties. They are still accepting…

Pigeon Lake Watershed Association

July 22 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is looking for your help in their endeavours with creating a lake log, and preparing for a Natural Resources Conservation Board decision regarding the proposed feedlot near the west side of the lake. For more information please…

Summer Village Clean Up Day

July 21 2022

The Summer Village of Itaska Beach and the Audubon Society are doing a clean-up, and are looking for volunteers to help.  Please meet at the Schlosser Park bridge at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 6.  Garbage bags will be provided, please bring your own gloves. …