Upper Peace-Smoky/Upper Athabasca Land and Water Management Crisis and Solutions
The Alberta Trappers' Association, Alberta Fish and Game Association, Alberta Wilderness Association, Athabasca Bioregional Society, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Northern Alberta, Northern Lights Fly Fishers, Peace Country Flyfishers, Trout Unlimited Canada and Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative express their concerns to Minister of Environment and Parks, Shannon Phillips, over the exploitation of the Duvernay hydrocarbon reserves and its impact on Alberta's endangered or threatened species of wildlife... more
Environment Canada and the ATA have set up a pilot project to examine exposure and impacts of environmental contaminants on local wildlife with an emphasis on chemicals possibly generated by oil and gas activities. Click the pdf link below to see how you can partiicpate. Visit the Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Monitoring Information Portal for more information.
Trapper Harvested Wildlife Project
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
|2015 Trappers' Rendezvous A Huge Success!
The 42nd Annual Rendezvous and Outdoorsmen Show held in Plamondon, Alberta, July 10-11, 2015 was an incredible success! Rendezvous continues to get bigger and better every year with a sellout this year for the dinner and dance on the Saturday night. We would like to thank our Lac La Biche local for hosting this fantastic event and all of the sponsors who so graciously stepped up with their donations and support. Next year Rendezvous will be held in Pincher Creek, so keep an eye on our website for news regarding Rendezvous 2016.
|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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