To The Alberta Trappers Association
An Alberta Tradition, Culture & Heritage
An Alberta where the sustainable harvest and management of wild furbearers is an established and recognized conservation activity integral to our heritage, culture and identity.
The Alberta Trappers Association (ATA) represents over 2200 trappers and a wide variety of corporate members within our province. The Association is the only government recognized association for trapping in Alberta. The Association provides its membership with a number of programs and services including, acting as a representative with government for regulation and voicing industry concerns. The Association also provides access to certified education and training, fur shipping and depot services, retail store and supplies, administration of the Trappers Compensation Program and a wide range of other individual and corporate benefits.
SUPPORT YOUR VOICE
For an annual fee, you will automatically receive the Alberta Trapper magazine (quarterly), which is full of trapping tips, stories and articles that speak to the issues of most concern to trappers. Membership also offers member benefit privileges and access to a host of events in the trapping community.
We offer the most comprehensive trapping manual and courses available in Canada. Our education department offers a full calendar of trapping courses and workshops throughout the province. If you are interested in joining our Trapper Education Program team of instructors, contact us today. Visit our Education page for the most up-to-date information and schedules.
The ATA administer the Alberta Trappers Compensation Program (ATCP) on behalf of all stakeholders within the program. The ATCP is designed to provide commercial trappers with a backstop to offset the economic impacts caused by industrial activities that are unresolved through industry and trapper consultation.