A Community Connected by a Love of Nature


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 45 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.

Current Issue

The Summer issue of Nature Alberta Magazine is now available to read online! To receive your own copy of the Fall issue delivered to your mailbox, subscribe by September 18, 2023.

Featured Articles

Spiders: The Misunderstood Jewels of Alberta’s Biodiversity

Alberta is home to 628 species of spiders, representing almost half of those recorded in Canada. That’s more than the number of bird species we have in the province. Despite this great diversity, you are unlikely to encounter more than a small fraction of these species because many of them are either too small, have cryptic behaviours, or live in remote habitats.

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Five Things I Learned from Squirrels

I spent several years working on red squirrels with the Kluane Red Squirrel Project based in the Yukon. Living and working in such a beautiful, remote place was thrilling, but what surprised me was how much I fell in love with red squirrels. They taught me a lot, and I would like to share with you some of the things I’ve learned.

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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.

Donate 4X the Impact

Now is the perfect time to invest in Nature Alberta’s sustainable future. Your donation will have up to FOUR TIMES the impact! Visit the Donate Page to find out how.

Visit Our Online Store

Our online store is the place to go for a wide selection of nature-themed books. You can also buy your membership or magazine subscription there.



Join our volunteer team and help Nature Alberta and our member clubs connect Albertans with nature and protect our natural heritage. There is always an adventure right around the corner!