Join Fort Assiniboine on Saturday, June 4 at the Topland Hall for games, demonstrations and an auction that includes an airplane ride over your trapline. A roast beef dinner will be served at 5:00 pm. Contact Ed Graham for more information at 780-584-2211.
Greater Edmonton Local Meeting
Join the Greater Edmonton Local on June 5th at 14647-89 avenue for a trap and equipment swap/sale and family potluck dinner, which will be held after the meeting and swap/sale. Contact Lloyd Coles for more information at email@example.com.
Edson/Whitecourt Trappers Annual Picnic and Dinner
Join the trapper's of Locals 1050 and 1231 for their annual picnic, dinner and Silent Auction on June 11 at the Fullam Community Hall. For more information, contact Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org or Merle at email@example.com.
Peace River Local
Join our northern trappers as they host their annual picnic on August 13th. There will be plenty of activities including a pancake breakfast and skinning and trapping demos. For more information, contact Jason Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duvernay and Montney Policy and Regulatory Implementation Pilot (PRIP)
This report presents a summary of comments captured in the first phase of engagement on the Duvernay and Montney PRIP. Many traplines will be affected by development in these areas of Alberta, namely the Fox Creek - Whitecourt area. The Alberta Trappers' Association has been involved on behalf of Alberta trappers since the beginning. You can read the report here. For a map of affected traplines, click here.
Trapping is Vital in North America
The people of the United States and Canada have long counted on trapping as a source of food, clothing, and income. Trapping has always been a big part of being self-sufficient, providing for one’s family, and being a steward of the land. Read more here.
Click here to view the 2015 Resolutions that were discussed at the 2015 Annual General Meeting.
The Alberta Trappers Association is involved in a joint venture with the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) on a wolverine survey for the Province of Alberta. More details can be found on the ACA website (see Links). All trappers with a trapping area are encouraged to fill out this survey even if they have never seen wolverine sign on their RFMA. Send the completed survey to this office and we will forward it.
Tracking a Ghost
- by ACA biologist Shevenell Webb
The Wolverine Project on YouTube.
Wolverine Project Newsletter
Wolverine Project Newsletter 1
Click here for the survey
2016 Rendezvous by the Creek & Outdoorsmen Show
|Trappers as Citizen Scientists
COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS ARE PROMOTING WOLVERINE CONSERVATION. Click here to read more about the role trappers played in wolverine research. This article was published in The Wildlife Professional, an exclusive benefit for members of The Wildlife Society. Visit wildlife.org/join to learn about the many benefits of TWS membership.
|Attention Black Bear Hunters
Help Fish & Wildlife gain information on black bear populations.
Have you or someone you know harvested a black bear in WMUs 318-332, 500-504, 506, 509-512, 514-519 or 529-531? If so, submit a premolar tooth to a local Fish & Wildlife office for ageing. Click here for more information.
|Fur Resource Kit
The Alberta Trappers' Association now offers a free fur resource kit available for loan to any school in Alberta...
Learn all about trappers, trapping and furbearer management in North American wildlife conservation here...
The Alberta Trappers' Association offers trapping courses around the province of Alberta. Sign up today...
All Resident Trappers in Alberta require form WA 19A to be filled out by landowners they are trapping for. Get it here...
The Alberta Trappers' Association recognizes the need for responsible management of our furbearers...
|Become a Trapper
The ATA receives many enquiries concerning acquiring a trapline or how to become a trapper in Alberta...
|Chris Wilke Memorial Scholarship
The Alberta Trappers' Association is pleased to award the 2014 Chris Wilke Memorial Scholarship to Jasmine Boucher and Julie Waine. Congratulations Jasmine and Julie.
For more information about the Chris Wilke Memorial Scholarship and the man who it was named for, please read more here...
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