Shelterbelt Tree Program

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Shelterbelt Program 2021
Every year, the County of Barrhead offers residents a chance to buy a variety of shelterbelt trees. The Shelterbelt Program commences January 3rd, 2022.

This program offers many benefits, including decreasing soil erosion, reducing wind damage to crops, increasing pollinator ands wildlife habitats, improve safety in winter travel due to reduced snow drifting and much more. 
 
Please print and complete the shelterbelt application form
 
To learn more about the tree species being offered click here.
 
Back by popular demand is the Pollinator Package. 

NOTE: Tree orders will be secured once payment is received. Please contact the County Office prior to placing your order to confirm availability. We strongly encourage the use of online banking, e-transfer (payments@countybarrhead.ab.ca) or mailed cheques. To discuss payment options, please call the County Office at 780-674-3331.
 
UPDATE: Shelterbelt Trees will be available for pick up (date to be announced) at the Ag Department yard (on the south side of the Public works yard)
5405 West Boundary Road from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Upon arrival, please remain in your vehicle and a County staff member will assist you.
(A County staff member will be phoning individuals who purchased trees to advise of pick-up dates)