County of Wetaskiwin is responsible for protecting the agricultural productivity of the municipality by controlling native and introduced pests. Private landowners are also accountable for controlling pests on their properties.
The Weed Control Act of Alberta directs that all landowners are responsible for keeping weeds under control. This also includes the County. The County is responsible for controlling weeds on properties under County control, and directing private landowners/tenants to do so on their properties as well.