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    Minister Todd Loewen

    Todd Loewen was sworn in as the Minister of Forestry and Parks on June 9, 2023.

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Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Forestry and Parks outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Important update

The Ministry of Forestry, Parks and Tourism became the Ministry of Forestry and Parks on June 9, 2023. The programs and services listed below may not reflect our new structure. Information will be updated soon.

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Our responsibilities

The Ministry of Forestry and Parks is responsible for:

  • growing Alberta’s environmentally responsible wood products and forestry sector
  • protecting Alberta’s forests from wildfire
  • preserving our provincial parks for the recreation and enjoyment of Albertans
  • enabling access to public lands for recreational and commercial purposes while prioritizing conservation
  • managing public lands and balancing sustainable rangelands and grazing leases for Alberta producers

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