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    Minister Jason Nixon

    Jason Nixon was appointed Minister of Environment and Parks and House Leader on April 30, 2019.

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Under Alberta’s Caribou Protection Plan, the province continues to protect caribou and caribou habitats while negotiating a conservation agreement with the federal government.

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The Technology and Innovation Emissions Reduction (TIER) program will help large industrial facilities find innovative ways to reduce emissions and invest in clean technology.

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Our responsibilities

Alberta Environment and Parks:

  • works to protect and enhance Alberta’s environment and ecosystems to ensure a sustainable future, making life better for Albertans
  • works with Albertans, Indigenous communities and stakeholders to ensure the province’s environmental, social and economic outcomes for the future are met
  • engages Albertans to understand the challenges in ensuring Alberta’s natural resources are managed using innovative and responsible approaches

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In response to COVID-19, front counters at all of Alberta’s Fish and Wildlife offices are temporarily closed. To reach an office, contact by phone.
Individual campsite and backcountry camping reservations open May 14 for arrivals starting June 1 for Albertans only.

Air Photo Library temporary closure

The Air Photo Library is temporarily closed to the public until further notice. Product orders can still be placed via email.

Alberta river conditions and advisories

Visit the Alberta River Basins website for current advisories on watercourses throughout the province.

Public land and trail closures

Review the latest public land and trail closures taking place in Alberta.

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