Shelterbelt Tree Program

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Every year, County of Barrhead offers residents a chance to buy a variety of shelterbelt trees.  

Planting a shelterbelt can provide many benefits and serve multiple functions.  For example, a shelterbelt planted:
  • Along a crop field can prevent soil erosion and trap snow to increase moisture
  • Around livestock operations can help manage farm odour, dust, and other air emissions
  • Around a farmstead can protect from high winds, minimize snow drifting in winter, and increases pollinator & wildlife habitat
2024 Shelterbelt Program
Applications are now open for County of Barrhead residents! Find species offered and more information on the shelterbelt tree information brochure.  For currently available species, call 780-674-3331, or refer to the shelterbelt order form.  Please note that this program is only open to County of Barrhead residents.

Place an Order: 
Complete the Shelterbelt Tree Order Form and return to the County office, along with payment.  Orders can also be made by phone at 780-674-3331.  Please note that orders are not secured until payment is received. 
Payment methods:  
Payment is due along with your order form.  Payments can be made at the County office by cash, cheque, or debit, through online banking, or by e-transfer to
Order Pickup: 
Date & Time: TBA (mid-May 2024)
Location: Ag Services Yard (South side of Public Works yard)
Address: 5405 West Boundary Road, Barrhead
Trees must be picked up at the County Ag Yard during regular business hours on the appointed day (TBA).  Trees will not be delivered to individuals.  In the early spring, a County staff member will phone residents who purchased trees to advise of the pickup date.
If you are unavailable on the tree pickup day, another individual may pick them up on your behalf.