The Agricultural Pest Act provides authority for the Minister to declare as a pest or nuisances any animal, bird, insect, plant or disease which negatively impacts the environment and/or agricultural production.

Legislation enables inspectors and local authorities to deal with these Pests & Nuisances. The Municipal District of Provost is responsible for protecting the agricultural productivity of the municipality by controlling native and introduced pests.

Landowners are accountable for controlling pests on their properties.

Agricultural Pests Act and Regulation

The Agricultural Pest Act directs that declared Agricultural Pests must be controlled, while Agricultural Nuisances may be controlled.

Pest Control Officers

The local contacts for pest control are:

Kent Kozlinski

Pest Control Officer

If you think you have seen a rat, or any suspected rat sign, please contact one of them, and they will be more then happy to come investigate and help out if any problems are found.

Tree Diseases:

Dutch Elm Disease
Fireblight

Tree Pests:

Black Knot of Plum and Cherry
Black Knot Information

Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgid
Cooley Spruce Adelgid Information

Forest Tent Caterpillar
Forest Tent Caterpillar Information

Yellow-Headed Spruce Sawfly
Yellow-Headed Spruce Sawfly Information

Black Knot of Plum & Cherry
Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgid
Forest Tent Caterpillars
Forest Tent Caterpillars Moth
Yellow-Headed Spruce Sawfly
Yellow-Headed Spruce Sawfly Adult Female
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