Wildlife management

Wildlife management and monitoring strategies, research and collection licences and other wildlife management information.


Aerial surveys are used to assess population trends, distribution and herd composition of the province's ungulates.

These guidelines provide clear inventory protocols for a number of at-risk wildlife species in Alberta.

Learn about the role of Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) in wildlife management and hunting regulation in Alberta.

Guidelines and directives to minimize the impact of land-use activities on wildlife.

Monitoring and management strategies for black and grizzly bears, caribou, wood bison and other wildlife.

A wildlife research permit and collection licence is required to perform wildlife research or collection in Alberta.

These maps provide information on the locations of sensitive wildlife populations in the Province of Alberta.