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Air and air quality

Discover more about Alberta’s air quality, air quality measurements and how it is affected by natural and human sources.

Climate change

Climate change information and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Environmental monitoring and compliance

Monitoring our air, water, land and biodiversity and compliance of environmental legislation.

Fish and wildlife

Information, regulations and legislation on fish and wildlife species and management in Alberta.

Land and forests

Managing Alberta’s land and forests includes responsible use and development, along with protecting homes and communities from wildfires.

Minerals and hydrocarbons

Oil, gas, coal and natural minerals in Alberta.

Waste and pollution management and reduction

Find a waste management facility near you and learn about steps you can take to reduce waste and recycle.


Strict rules are in place to protect the quality of water in Alberta, one of the province’s most important resources.