Due to heavy rains, mowing of trails at Blackfoot Staging Area has been delayed.
Due to heavy, prolonged rainfall and beaver activity a number of sections of back country trails are flooded.
Please be advised that a Blue-Green Algal (Cyanobacterial) Bloom Advisory will be issued for Islet Lake, located in Beaver County (Central Zone).
Public Health Advisory signs and Public Blue-Green Algal (Cyanobacterial) Bloom Information signs will be posted at all public beaches and at other public areas.
Please see the Alberta Health Services website for the official advisory that will go up shortly.
Specific questions regarding consumption of fish from lakes experiencing cyanobacterial blooms can be directed to Dr. Weiping Zhang at Alberta Health (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For answers to general health-related questions, the public can be directed to contact the nearest public health office or Health Link Alberta:
Edmonton Main Office 780-735-1800
Calgary Mail Office: 780-943-2295
Lethbridge Main Office: 780-388-6689
Grande Prairie Main Office: 780-513-7517
Red Deer Main Office: 403-356-6366
Health Link Alberta: 811
Grouse trail, the north section of Wapiti trail, and a northwest section of Blackfoot trail are closed to any and all access. The trails are impassible due to flooding, beaver activity and damaged bridges.