Contract Position Available
The Delta Waterfowl Foundation is seeking to hire an experienced trapper from mid-March until mid-July of 2015. Delta is launching a trapping study in Alberta where small-medium sized predators (skunk, raccoon, red fox, etc.) are removed from targeted blocks and will measure how predation reduction affects duck nest hatching rates. This is a paid position and a relocation stipend is available if moving to accept job position is required. Interested applicants should contact Joel Brice at 1-888-987-3695 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to submit your application.
ATA Calendars Available
The Alberta Trappers' Association Calendar is now available for sale
$12.99 (add $2.00 for mailing within Alberta).
ATA Raffle Winner
The winner of the Alberta Trappers' Association Remington Savage Axis XP, Camo Rifle with Scope raffle (Lic #387673) is John Kozyra.
The Board of Directors and Past-‐President Gordy Klassen are pleased to announce the election of Barry Unger to the position of President, Alberta Trappers’ Association. Read more.
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
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
|2014 Trappers' Rendezvous a Huge Success!
The 41st Annual Rendezvous and Outdoorsmen Show held in Drayton Valley July 25-26, 2014 was a tremendous success. We'd like to thank everybody who attended and we look forward to the 2015 Rendezvous in Plamondon. Hope to see you there! 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...
The Wolverine Project Newsletter is available for download. Start reading about this fascinating creature...
The Alberta Trappers' Association offers trapping courses around the province of Alberta. Sign up today...
The ATA newsletter contains informational monthly posts that every trapper should check out. Read September here...
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 2013 Chris Wilke Memorial Scholarship to Jasmine Boucher and Julie Waine. Congratulations Jasmine and Julie.
For more information about the Chris Wilke Memorial Scholarship and the man who it was named for, please read more here...