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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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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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