Pests, diseases and weeds

Diseases, insects, vertebrates and invasive plants that require active pest management to protect Alberta’s agriculture industry.

Services and information

Private citizens and government ministries all have a role in controlling aquatic invasive species in Alberta.

Information on tree pests in Alberta, including diagnosis, management, surveys and reports.

Crop management strategies such as prevention, monitoring and control can be used together to minimize the use of agricultural pesticides.

Insects, nematodes and other plant pests and diseases that can cause major damage to crops in Alberta.

Prevention, monitoring and control of these reportable and notifiable diseases protects public and animal health in Alberta.

Alberta’s Weed Control Act states that prohibited noxious weeds must be destroyed and noxious weeds must be controlled.

Prevention and control of agricultural vertebrate pests.

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