Category Archives: Fish and Wildlife

Big walleye fines at Big Island Lake

With many areas re-opening to fishing on June 1st, Fish and Wildlife Officers would like to remind anglers that Alberta has limits to the number of fish that can be caught and kept, and these limits are enforced. Earlier this … Continue reading

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Celebrating the long weekend safely

We are truly fortunate to live in a province with so much to offer in the way of outdoor recreation. Over the upcoming long weekend, Albertans and visitors alike will be making the most of our diverse landscape. They will … Continue reading

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Government officers team up for checkstops

Sheriffs, RCMP, Fish and Wildlife Officers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers gear up for checkstop season December is checkstop season, and municipal law enforcement aren’t the only officers involved—Alberta Justice and Solicitor General has a variety of specialized enforcement officers … Continue reading

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Fish and wildlife forensic unit helped convict murderer Pickton

Forensic unit assisted RCMP in one of the largest criminal investigations in Canada Back in 2003, the RCMP forensic service was working on the Robert William Pickton murder case. Pickton was eventually convicted of six counts of second-degree murder and … Continue reading

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Undercover officers foil wildlife traffickers

Fish and wildlife officers charge seven If a hunter legally harvests a big game animal, he can have the head mounted and the meat processed. However, selling the meat is a totally different matter; there is no way to do … Continue reading

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