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Gopher Control Program

Gopher Control Program

Gopher Control Program

Jun 20, 2023

Gopher Control Program

The purpose of the Gopher Control Program is to provide financial assistance to rural municipalities
(RMs) and First Nations, south of the Northern Administrative District, to control ground squirrels
(Richardson’s, Franklin’s, thirteen-lined and the Northern pocket gopher) populations, referred as to
gophers in their respective jurisdictions.  Claim Form 

The program will provide a cost-shared payment to RMs, First Nations, producers and other
applicants that are active in their gopher control efforts and who follow the minimum level of
service determined by the 2023-24 Gopher Control Program.
Program funding will be prorated among all eligible claimants to a maximum of 50 per cent paid
for pest control product registered for use on gophers and up to $125 per raptor platform; but not
exceeding 50 per cent of total expenses reported for the claim.
• The program will rebate:
o Up to 50 per cent of registered gopher control product expenses (less any taxes with
verified invoices);
o As part of a non-chemical means to increase predation in the vicinity of gopher
infestations, the use of raptor platforms and nest boxes are eligible for:
 Raptor platform materials installed this program year at 50 per cent of eligible cost
(less any taxes with verified invoices) to a maximum rebate of a $125.

If you would like us to submit your signed form please have it returned to the office prior to July 1 2023.

Please contact the RM office if you have any questions. 306-693-2166

Link for full Program Guidelines