Species at risk

Learn about vulnerable species at risk of disappearing from the province.


The Government of Alberta employs a number of strategies to monitor and protect the province's at-risk wild species.

Conservation goals are tracked in Alberta by monitoring the general status of wild vertebrate species.

Detailed guides and other resources related to the province's at-risk species.

The board provides recommendations to the Minister on matters related to the long-term sustainability of the Ronald Lake bison herd.

Search or download this listing of Alberta's current wild species and their status.

Threats and recovery actions for Alberta’s two endangered tree species.

Listing wild wood bison as Threatened supports the conservation, management and recovery of wood bison populations in the province.