Your Yard

Healthy Yards, Healthy Communities houses all The City’s environmentally responsible yard and garden programs and practices in one place, helping residents reduce their environmental impacts.

Healthy Yards, Healthy Communities
Garden Gourmet Compost Bin

Composting

Learn all about how to compost at home, work or school.

Man using a rain barrel to water his garden

Rain Barrels

Learn about the benefits of having a rain barrel and find out how to use one.

Front yard of a home designed using naturescaping principles

Naturescaping

Naturescaping helps you create an attractive landscape that saves time, money, and water.

Yard waste tree clippings

Yard Waste

Have your yard waste picked up as part of The City's waste and recycling program.

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Weeds

Learn about invasive weeds and the measures to take to get rid of them.

Trees in your Yard

If you have trees in your yard, you have a role to play in keeping Red Deer’s urban forest healthy and vibrant.

News & Notices

Sound the alarm: Red Deer has another...

July 26, 2017

The second of two new fire stations in Red Deer officially opened today as Red Deer Emergency Services turned up the heat at the grand opening of Fire Station #3 next to the Collicutt Centre.

Community invited to join Fire ...

July 25, 2017

Deer Emergency Services is inviting the community to join the celebration for the official opening of the new Fire Station #3 in Lancaster on Wednesday.

City releases preliminary shelter...

July 24, 2017

A preliminary report on a standalone shelter will be released early by The City of Red Deer after the Province of Alberta announced potential funding for the planning and development of temporary shelter services last week.