Ministry of Environment and Parks

Supports environmental conservation and protection, sustainable economic prosperity, quality of life and outdoor recreation opportunities.

Key services

  • Discover more about Alberta’s air quality, air quality measurements and how it is affected by natural and human sources
  • Provincial park locations, recreational opportunities and information for visitors.
  • Greenhouse gas emissions management and reduction, climate change legislation, and climate change action planning.
  • Information, regulations and legislation on fish and wildlife species and management in Alberta.
  • AEP, AER and fish and wildlife forms, online services for industry, and directives.
  • Programs that deal with land management, development and consultations in Alberta.
  • Fishing, boating, hunting, trapping and other outdoor recreation opportunities.
  • Waste reduction and management in Alberta.
  • Water management, drinking, groundwater and wastewater, flood, and water conservation and wetlands.

In focus

  • Public lands dispositions: Bighorn Country Protective Notations

    These Protective Notations outline permitted and restricted activities for new public lands disposition applications within Bighorn Country.

  • Western Grebe Draft Recovery Plan

    Share your input on the draft recovery plan for the Western grebe, one of Alberta’s threatened bird species, by January 2, 2019.

  • Youth Climate Action Council

    Until January 6, 2019, Alberta youth aged 18 to 26 may apply for a chance to share ideas and help shape future provincial environmental policies.

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

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