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Nature Alberta Magazine - Spring 2024

Nature Alberta Magazine

Nature Alberta Magazine is the leading publication dedicated to exploring nature in Alberta and delivering a strong voice for the greater appreciation and conservation of our natural environment. It is intended for a broad audience, from outdoor enthusiasts, committed naturalists, and researchers, students and educators, to backyard birders and members of local nature clubs.

Published four times per year, each issue offers informative, educational, and engaging nature writing and photography that inspires readers to venture out and directly experience nature, deepens their connection with the natural world, and strengthens their commitment to protecting Alberta’s local habitats and wild places.

You can read the online version for free below. You can also receive a full-colour print copy of this beautiful and informative magazine mailed directly to you by subscription. The annual subscription rate for the print version is $32, which covers the cost of printing and postage and handling. Subscriptions can be purchased:

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Back Issues


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Winter 2024
Volume 53 | Number 4


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Fall 2023
Volume 53 | Number 3


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Summer 2023
Volume 53 | Number 2


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Spring 2023
Volume 53 | Number 1


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Winter 2023
Volume 52 | Number 4


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Fall 2022
Volume 52 | Number 3


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Summer 2022
Volume 52 | Number 2


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Spring 2022
Volume 52 | Number 1

Cover of Winter 2022 magazine featuring a mature bison with the caption "Flying Bison: From Elk Island to around the World"

Nature Alberta Magazine -
Winter 2022
Volume 51 | Number 4

Cover of Fall 2021 Nature Alberta Magazine

Nature Alberta Magazine -
Fall 2021
Volume 51 | Number 3

Cover or the Summer 2021 Magazine

Nature Alberta Magazine -
Summer 2021
Volume 51 | Number 2

Nature Alberta Magazine, Spring 2021 Cover

Nature Alberta Magazine -
Spring 2021
Volume 51 | Number 1

Nature Alberta Magazine, Winter 2021 Cover

Nature Alberta Magazine -
Winter 2021
Volume 50 | Number 4

Nature Alberta Magazine Cover Fall 2020

Nature Alberta Magazine -
Fall 2020
Volume 50 | Number 3


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Summer 2020
Volume 50 | Number 2


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Spring 2020
Volume 50 | Number 1


Nature Alberta Magazine -
Winter 2020
Volume 49 | Number 4

Magazine / Newsletter Archive

Nature Alberta has published some form of a quarterly newsletter since 1971. The newsletter eventually evolved into Nature Alberta Magazine. Our historical newsletters contain a wealth of information about Alberta’s natural history with articles written by many of Alberta’s well-known expert and amateur naturalists alike. We currently have some of these back issues online and are working to add more. Explore the archive here.