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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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Accomplishments

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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

In focus

This campaign educates Albertans about avoiding illegal introduction of invasive species into water bodies.
Stay up to date on the current access guidelines for Alberta’s parks and recreation areas.

Alberta river conditions and advisories

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

Bears and outdoor recreation

Advice for  anglers, campers, hikers and mountain bikers on how to stay safe in bear country.

 

Watercraft inspections

Everyone transporting a watercraft must report to an inspection station to check for aquatic invasive species.

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