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Removing regulated weeds by hand pulling

The City of Edmonton is on the hunt for noxious weeds on public and private property. These plants can:

  • Grow and spread quickly, invading crops and entire ecosystems
  • Out compete our native plants
  • Infest streams, riverbanks and waterways
  • Reduce native biodiversity

How You Can Get Involved

  • Learn how to recognize a weed.  
    The Weed Identification section contains an information page for every species of regulated weeds. 
  • Use the 311 mobile app to submit a weed identification question.
  • Attend the special events during the summer to learn more about weeds and weed control:
  • Help with targeted weed pulls:
  • Report regulated weeds on private or public properties to the 311 mobile app or by calling 311
  • Ask questions at 
    City staff will be happy to help with plant identification and information.

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Interesting information about weeds, bugs and other pests, as well as how you can get involved!

Daily tracking of where crews plan to treat for pests in the city helps to manage a variety of pest types.

What you can do to control a weed problem on your property.

The GoatWorks Pilot Project was an innovative program using goats to manage noxious weed infestations in Rundle Park from 2017 to 2019.

For More Information

Weed Identification


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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