Fish and wildlife regulations and resources

Fishing, hunting and trapping regulations, zoo standards and report a poacher.

Services and information

Review fish and wildlife policy based administrative procedures for industrial, commercial or recreational projects.

Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) publishes annual regulations and guides for anglers, hunters and trappers.

There are steps to take if you find dead wildlife or naturally shed animal parts you would like to keep or make use of.

Alberta hunters must hunt responsibly by staying informed about current regulations and requirements.

A number of municipal, provincial and federal regulations govern the ownership of wildlife as pets.

In Alberta, different import and export permits and procedures apply to different categories of wildlife species.

Métis, First Nations and Inuit peoples have specific hunting and fishing rights in Alberta.

Provincial zoos must meet Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) standards for animal care and customer experience.

Report suspicious or illegal hunting and fishing activity, dangerous wildlife encounters and serious public lands abuse by phone or online.