News

Proposed ASP for Development on the Pigeon Lake Golf Course

December 2 2022

Here is the proposed ASP for development on the golf course land. Council will be reviewing the information and putting together a response. You are welcome to submit your own questions and responses to Robert Riddett: rriddett@gmail.com. Comments will be received…

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

Every second Monday garbage collection is in effect during the winter.  Please visit our Public Works page for a complete schedule....

County of Wetaskiwin MDP Open House

November 4 2022

An open house for the County of Wetaskiwin's Municipal Development Plan will be held on November 14th at the Mulhurst Bay Community Hall from 7 to 9 pm. This is a change from the original date announced by the County. For more information about the County's plan you…

Remembrance Day Ceremonies

November 4 2022

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

Hiring - Administrative Assistant

November 2 2022

The Summer Villages of Silver Beach and Sundance Beach have a part-time Administrative Assistant position. We would like to start training someone to be able to fill in for that position as needed.  Right now, it will be on a casual basis, to fill in on days when…

Forest Assessment

October 28 2022

The Forest Assessment prepared by the ATTS Group Inc. as part of a grant from the Association of Summer Villages of Alberta has been completed. Throughout the report, there are descriptions and recommendations for different areas within the Summer Village.  Council…

Remembrance Day Approaching

October 26 2022

If you are looking to purchase a poppy for Remembrance Day, you can find them at our office starting Friday.  The Royal Canadian Legion in Mulhurst Bay has provided our office with a donation box for poppy sales. Our office will be closed on Friday November 11th to…

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 site for tours....

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...

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,…

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 16 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 Advisory for Pigeon Lake

September 13 2022

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

Alberta Day 2022

September 7 2022

Alberta Day was a success at Ouimette park this past weekend. Thank you to all who volunteered to put this together. Special thanks to Barb Martinson who rallied the volunteers and coordinated the event.  ...

Feedlot Application 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…

Alberta Day at the Beach!

August 24 2022

Save the date:  Saturday September 3rd at 4pm at Ouimette Park The Summer Village of Silver Beach is having a celebration to mark the first Alberta Day. Fun, games, prizes, music and a barbecue. Come out and celebrate the wonderful province of Alberta Click here to…

Love the Lake Trivia

August 5 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association (PLWA) is excited to bring Love the Lake Trivia to the Summer Village of Silver Beach! The evening will begin with a fun, interactive trivia session (suitable for all ages) that is aimed towards teaching community members all sorts…

Grant Opportunity for Lake Properties

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…