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Nature Alberta is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing nature appreciation and conservation in Alberta. Through a variety of outreach programs we encourage Albertans to learn about nature, experience nature, and protect nature. We also oversee the Alberta Nature Network, composed of over 40 nature clubs located across the province.

Nature Alberta connects you to expert naturalists providing first-hand insight on crucial conservation issues facing Alberta right now. Explore our Conservation Blog for the latest news and analysis.

The High Cost of Freedom

14 January 2023
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Action for an Icon

13 January 2023
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The Recovery of Trumpeter Swans in Alberta

12 January 2023
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Citizen Scientists Come to the Aid of the Tenacious Franklin’s Ground Squirrel

11 January 2023
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Diminished Chorus: The Decline of Grassland Birds

3 October 2022
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Wild Boars on the March

2 October 2022
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The Implications of Shifting Baselines on Nature Conservation

22 July 2022
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Death by “Data Deficient”: The Disappearance of Wolverines in Alberta’s Eastern Slopes

22 July 2022
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Coal Mining Update: Kicking the Can Down the Road (Again)

5 May 2022
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Scanning for Life Forms

5 May 2022
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Shall We Gather at the River?
Irrigation and the Future of Southern Alberta’s Rivers

24 April 2022
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Making Citizen Science Count

24 April 2022
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Chinese Mystery Snails in Alberta

9 March 2022
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Sand and Gravel Operations Putting Natural Ecosytems at Risk

5 February 2022
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Trails Act Heading in the Wrong Direction

1 February 2022
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Space: A Frontier No Longer?

28 January 2022
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What Happened to the Northern Leopard Frog?

28 January 2022
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Deadly Highway: Road and Rail Fatalities are Decimating Jasper Park’s Wildlife

28 January 2022
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Wolverines and coyotes competing for space in Rocky Mountains: New research reveals how industrial disturbances contribute to at-risk wolverine declines

26 January 2022
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When Bison Fly

24 January 2022
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Current Issue

The Winter issue of Nature Alberta Magazine is now available to read online! To receive your own copy of the Spring issue delivered to your mailbox, subscribe by March 20, 2023.

Featured Articles

Delta Dawn with the Wolves of Wood Buffalo National Park

BY ERIN MCCLOSKEY

Wood Buffalo National Park was established in 1922 to protect what remained of Canada’s wood bison. Today, exactly 100 years later, the park supports a population of approximately 3,000 bison, which coexist alongside their natural predator, the wolf. The core range of the park is quite possibly the only place where bison are wolves’ primary prey.

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Exploring the Amazing World of Ants

BY JAMES GLASIER

Ants are an integral and ever-present part of Alberta landscapes. Besides being resilient, ants are diverse, numerous, and ecologically important. In this article we take a deep dive into the ants of Alberta.

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Explore Nature

There’s no greater way to appreciate nature than to get out and explore it for yourself! Find activities and materials to inspire the next generation of naturalists with our Nature Kids program. Participate in Citizen Science projects. Explore Alberta’s wild spaces.

Help Us Grow

By donating, you are supporting our nature education, conservation, and citizen science projects. With your help, we can continue to promote and protect Alberta’s natural heritage for years to come, and help inspire the next generation of naturalists.

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