Working together to cultivate a healthy municipality.

The Agriculture department works with the public and inter-jurisdictional partners to coordinate and deliver agricultural services to Lesser Slave River residents while meeting the legislated requirements of the Agricultural Service Board Act, Weed Control Act, Soil Conservation Act, Agricultural Pests Act, and the Livestock Diseases Act.

In addition to controlling weeds and maintaining municipal road allowances and drainage ditches, the Agriculture department provides identification and information services on weed, pest, and insect control and offers an array of programs, information, advice, and education to the agricultural industry and the Agriculture Service Board

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Agricultural Links for MD Producers

Click Here for links to regional and provincial resources designed to help producers quickly find the information and resources that help them manage their operations,

Agricultural Resources at a Glance



Pest Control

Weed & Vegetation

Plant Smart

Meet your Agricultural Service Board Members

Council appoints three farmer members and two Councillors to the Agricultural Service Board and public meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month.

Sandra Melzer


Ag Board Melzer
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Robert Esau


Ag Board Esau robert.esau (@)


Damond Stadnyk


Ag Board Stadnyk



Orin Sand


Ag Board Sand


Jessica Middlestadt


Ag Board Mittelstadt

Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

The Lesser Slave Lake and the river were the main links to the Peace River district until the beginning of the 20th century, when the construction of the Northern Alberta Railway facilitated transportation in the area. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
Legendary Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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