We see an Alberta where the harvesting
of wild furbearers is an ongoing, respected
management activity that helps to ensure
the continuation of this part of Alberta's
heritage, culture, and identity.

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  • Fishermartes pennanti
  • Wolverinegulo gulo
  • American Minkneovison vison
  • American Badgertaxidea taxus
  • Erminemustela erminea
  • Striped Skunkmephitis mephitis
  • River Otterlontra canadensis
  • Canada Lynxlynx canadensis
  • Bobcatlynx rufus
  • Muskratondatra zibethicus
  • Beavercastor canadensis
  • Red Foxvulpes vulpes
  • Coyotecanis latrans
  • Grey Wolfcanis lupus
  • Red Squirreltamiasciurus hudsonicus
  • Raccoonprocyon lotor
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Executive Director Employment Position
The Alberta Trappers' Association is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Execitive Director. Click here for more information.

Sundre Local Banquet & Fundraiser
Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Sundre Community Centre. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $35. Call Larry at 403-426-0007 or email sundretrappers@gmail.com for more information.

Trapping Demo Day
Join our Slave Lake trappers and Local 1190 for a fun-filled day of outdoor education and storytelling. Click here for more information.

Position Statements
November 6, 2015. The Board of Directors of the Alberta Trappers' Association are pleased to announce the approval of a position statement for Wildlife Management Bounty Programs.

October 28, 2015. The Board of Directors of the Alberta Trappers' Association are pleased to announce the approval of position statements for Riparian Area Buffer Protection, Snares, and Poison.

2015 Resolutions
Click here to view the 2015 Resolutions that were discussed at the 2015 Annual General Meeting.

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

Trapper Harvested
Wildlife Project

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

Wolverine Survey
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
The 43rd Annual Rendezvous and Outdoorsmen Show will be held in
Pincher Creek, Alberta, July 1 & 2, 2016

Click here for more information regarding Rendezvous 2016.

Download the various Rendezvous forms and information below.

2016 Registration Form 2016 Sponsor Letter 2016 Vendor Application
Rendezvous Directions Accommodations  

  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...
  Training Courses
The Alberta Trappers' Association offers trapping courses around the province of Alberta. Sign up today...

Resident Trappers
All Resident Trappers in Alberta require form WA 19A to be filled out by landowners they are trapping for. Get it here...
  Our Furbearers
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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