Alberta Hunting News

Government of Alberta Fish and Wildlife Officers Bust Illegal Fish-trafficking Ring

Operation lasting three and a half years concludes with charges laid.

Wisconsin Offers New Web Based Alerts on Wolf Activity

Administrators from the natural resource agencies in 13 Midwestern states and three Canadian provinces have signed a joint resolution urging the U.S. Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list.

North America's Hottest Trophy Areas
Which areas of North America have produced the most Boone and Crockett trophies so far in the new millennium?
RMEF Releases Annual Elk Hunt Forecast
Elk and elk hunting opportunities are plentiful across the U.S. and Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has just released its annual roundup of hunt forecasts for 27 states and provinces.
North Dakota Restricts Transport of Game Meat
The 2008 proclamation establishing guidelines for transporting deer, elk and moose carcasses and carcass parts into North Dakota is now in effect as a precaution against the possible spread of chronic wasting disease into the state.
Alberta Honors 5 for Conservation Efforts
Five of Alberta's fish and wildlife champions have been honoured for their exceptional conservation efforts.
2007 Alberta Hunting Draws Information
Each year in June, the Fish and Wildlife Division holds lotteries or draws for a limited number of special licences to hunt various species of big game and Merriam's turkey.
Alberta Quota Hunt for Antlerless Deer in February
The Government of Alberta is presenting a quota hunt for antlerless white-tailed and mule deer in response to concerns about large deer populations that pose a problem for local agricultural producers by eating stored hay and livestock feed.
Alberta Antelope Hunters Cautioned
Due to an error in the 2006 Alberta Hunting Draws booklet and mentioned in the 2006 Alberta Guide to Hunting Regulations, there is an overlap of one day between the antelope archery season and the trophy (rifle) antelope season.
Wing Quon Enterprises Charged with Possession and Sale of Endangered Species
Environment Canada has laid 14 charges against Wing Quon Enterprises Ltd. for allegedly importing CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) specimens without the required permits and for unlawfully possessing and distributing medicines containing Tiger, Bear, Pangolin, Musk Deer and Rhinoceros derivatives.