2018 Recreation and Culture Funding
NEW! Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Program
Grants & Scholarships
Rivers West District for Sport, Culture, and Recreation:
The RM is a member of the Rivers West DSCR for the 2012-2013 season! Any group putting on an event in the RM relating to sport, culture, recreation or heritage programming is eligilble to apply for a grant of up to $500 through this great service. For more information, pease contact the RM office at 344-2034, or check out the information on the Rivers West website.
Municipal Hail: Click here for information
SARM Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities Student Scholarship Program - please check ou the SARM website for information regarding student scholarships http://sarm.ca/about-sarm/member-services/sarm-scholarship
Scrap Tire Clean Up Program
For more detailed information on the Scrap Tire Program, visit their website at:
Wildlife Damage Compensation Program
The Wildlife Damage Compensation Program is administered by Saskatchewan Crop Insurance, however both customers and non-customers are eligible for compensation when wildlife damage occurs.
For more information or additional materials, please phone 306-728-7434 or go to
their website at www.saskcropinsurance.com/wildlife
Beaver Control Program - Effective 5:00 pm April 27, 2016 the Beaver Control Program has been suspended.
The R.M. of Frenchman Butte No. 501 is participating in a program to control beavers within the Municipality. Beavers causing damage by blocking culverts which may lead to issues with municipal roads are considered problem beaver. The beaver control program is administered by SARM (Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipality) in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. The program pays ratepayers $30.00 per beaver tail ($15.00 to be funded by SARM and $15.00 to be funded by the municipality). Payments will be made if the following stipulations are met:
- Beaver tails must be brought to the municipal shop (Pt. SW 11-53-24-W3) on Wednesday mornings. Tails must consist of the entire tail end and will be properly marked by the municipal representative and disposed of.
- Ratepayers will be required to fill out a form indicating date and location within the Municipality where beaver were exterminated and a signature will also be required.
- Permission from landowners must be received prior to entry onto private property.
- Contact the R.M. office at 344-2034 if you require further information.
Wolf Control Program
The R.M. of Frenchman Butte No. 501 has discontinued payment of Wolf Bounty, effective April 25, 2018.
Contact the R.M. office at 344-2034 if you require further information.
- Intensive Livestock Operation Environmental Program
- Assistance for intensive livestock operations that utilize outdoor clay-based pens and/or manure storage/containment in their production systems AND do not qualify for assistance under the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP).
- Funding is provided for construction work needed due to excess moisture in 2010 or 2011 and undertaken to repair and upgrade for environmental protection (not for normal maintenance, operating, or expansion).
Inquiries on ILOEP may be directed to 1-866-947-9113.
Saskatchewan Feed and Forage Program
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Financial Programs Branch
Room 329 3085 Albert Street
Regina SK S4S 0B1
Fax: (306) 787-2366
For more information, visit our website or contact us:
Verified Beef Production Program
Frequently asked questions:
100 Per Cent Compensation for Wildlife Damage
For information and how to acquire forms please access the following site:
Wolf Management Area
The R.M. of Frenchman Butte No. 501 is included in the Wolf Management Area (WMA)
Inclusion in the WMA entitles the following activities within wolf management areas:
- landowners or occupants may shoot wolves on their own land at their discretion
- landowners may use power snares (with a restriction on cable width) on their land without a fur licence with a Special Permit from the Ministry of Environment (MoE)
- landowers may use approved free-hanging neck snares on their own land without a fur license with a Special Permit from MoE
- there is no restriction on the cable width of power snares
Predator control persons designated by the RM and in possession of a Special Permit from MoE may within their RM and where they have landower permission may
- hunt wolves on any private or leased land
- hunt wolves at any time including during an open season for big game.
MIKE GOLLOP, Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment, Fish & Wildlife Branch
112 Research Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H6
306-933-5767; Fax 306-933-5773; Cell 306-222-7906
Responsible for provincial fur, trapper education and problem predator policy and progrmming
LOIS KOBACK, Provinicial Fur Statistics Coordinator
Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment
Fish and Wildlife Branch
112 Research Drive, Saskatoon S7K 2H6
306-933-5766 Fax 306-933-5773
Responsible for fur dealer licensing, special permits for fur dealers trappig licences and for preparation of provincial fur statistics.