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Fish and Wildlife Officers thwart out-of-province poachers

Alberta is home to a diverse range of big game species, and many different hunters come from different provinces, and even different countries, for a shot at the right trophy. However, these visitors are still expected to respect the laws … 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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Albertans can help catch grizzly poachers

Fish and wildlife officers work hand-in-hand with the public to protect Alberta’s wild animals There are few more majestic sights in the province than a grizzly bear in its natural habitat. However, some poachers choose to target these magnificent creatures, … Continue reading

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Forensic lab is the “CSI” of wildlife investigations

Science helps bring Alberta poachers to justice It seems like everyone with a TV knows about the “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” show. Shows like this have shone a light on the forensic investigation techniques used by police agencies, but what … Continue reading

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Pair of dip-netters catch hefty fine

One of the Government of Alberta’s goals is to protect, preserve and manage the province’s fish and wildlife. This means making sure Albertans understand and follow legislation that protects fish and wildlife, and our province has a special kind of … Continue reading

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