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We see an Alberta where the harvesting
of wild furbearers is an ongoing, respected
management activity that helps to ensure
the continuation of this part of Alberta's
heritage, culture, and identity.



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Trapline 34
A short documentary film by Rueben Tschetter. A day on the line with Gordy Klassen and a trapping course at Sturgeon Lake Alberta.



Trapper Harvested Wildlife Project
Environment Canada and the ATA have set up a pilot project to examine exposure and impacts of environmental contaminants on local wildlife with an emphasis on chemicals possibly generated by oil and gas activities. Click the pdf link below to see how you can partiicpate. Visit the Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Monitoring Information Portal for more information.

Trapper Harvested Wildlife Project


Wolverine Survey
The Alberta Trappers Association is involved in a joint venture with the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) on a wolverine survey for the Province of Alberta. More details can be found on the ACA website (see Links). All trappers with a trapping area are encouraged to fill out this survey even if they have never seen wolverine sign on their RFMA. Send the completed survey to this office and we will forward it.

Tracking a Ghost
- by ACA biologist Shevenell Webb
The Wolverine Project on YouTube.
Wolverine Project Newsletter

Wolverine Project Newsletter 1


Click here for the survey

 
ATA Concerned Over Illegal Trapping
April 2, 2014 – The Alberta Trappers’ Association (ATA) is concerned about a recent warning issued by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Hinton, Alberta advising residents of four foothold traps being found along a public boardwalk trail system... more

2014 Trappers' Rendezvous & Outdoorsmen Show
The 41st Annual Rendezvous and Outdoorsmen Show will be held in Drayton Valley July 25-26, 2014.
Click here for more information and to watch a short video of some past Rendezvous events.


   
Fur Resource Kit
The Alberta Trappers' Association now offers a free fur resource kit available for loan to any school in Alberta...
  Wolverine News
The Wolverine Project Newsletter is available for download. Start reading about this fascinating creature...
  Training Courses
The Alberta Trappers' Association offers trapping courses around the province of Alberta. Sign up today...

   
Newsletter
The ATA newsletter contains informational monthly posts that every trapper should check out. Read March here...
  Our Furbearers
The Alberta Trappers' Association recognizes the need for responsible management of our furbearers...
  Become a Trapper
The ATA receives many enquiries concerning acquiring a trapline or how to become a trapper in Alberta...

  Chris Wilke Memorial Scholarship
The Alberta Trappers' Association is pleased to award the 2012 Chris Wilke Memorial Scholarship to Sky Kasinec and Branden Soroka. Congratulations Sky and Branden.
For more information about the Chris Wilke Memorial Scholarship and the man who it was named for, please read more here...


Alberta Trappers’ Association Ltd.
6020 Stn. Main
Westlock, AB
T7P 2P7
Phone: (780) 349-6626
Fax: (780) 349-6634

Email: info@albertatrappers.com
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