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AR 143/97 WILDLIFE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 93/2017)

ALBERTA REGULATION 143/97

Wildlife Act

WILDLIFE REGULATION

Table of Contents

Interpretation and Application

                1      Establishment of certain provisions by Lieutenant Governor in Council

                2      Establishment of remainder by Minister

                3      Interpretation

                4      Interpretation for purposes of the Act

                5      Exemptions and exclusions from Act and Regulation

                6      Prevalence of Schedule 1

                7      Application to endangered animals

             7.1      Application to subject animals

Part 1
Administration

                8      Terms and conditions of approvals, etc.

                9      Establishment or continuation of areas, zones, etc.

              10      Establishment of Schedules 2 and 3

              11      Interpretation of sections 13 to 16

              13      Shot livestock compensation

              14      Wildlife predator compensation

              15      Compensation committee

              16      Compensation generally

Part 2
Relationship of the Crown to Wildlife

              17      Prescription of form for s9 of Act

Part 3
Licences, Guide Designations and Permits

General Provisions

              18      Establishment of licences, permits and services

              19      Recreational licences

              20      Replacement of licence, etc.

              21      Registration of fur management areas, and licence cancellations

              22      Leg band system for falconry birds

Fees

              23      General requirement to pay fees

              24      Fees for licences, permits, etc.

           24.1      Sales of licenses, etc., under contract

              25      Review of fees

Eligibility and Entitlements - Licences

              26      Resident, non-resident and non-resident alien ineligibility

              27      Youth licences - eligibility

              28      Open seasons - entitlements

              29      Recreational licences - eligibility

              30      Recreational licences - entitlements

              31      Restriction as to number of recreational licences in fiscal year

              32      Wildlife certificate and resource development certificate

              33      Registered fur management licence - eligibility

              34      Registered fur management licence - entitlements

              35      Resident fur management licence - eligibility

              36      Resident fur management licence - entitlements

              37      Indian fur management licence - eligibility

              38      Indian fur management licence - entitlements

              39      Subsistence hunting licence - eligibility

              40      Subsistence hunting licence - entitlements

              41      Cross-bow licence - eligibility

              42      Cross-bow, etc., licence - entitlements

              43      Pheasant and Merriams turkey special licences - eligibility

              44      Game bird shooting ground licence - eligibility

              45      Game bird shooting ground licence - entitlements

              46      Collection licence - eligibility

              47      Collection licence - entitlements

              48      Damage control licence - eligibility

              49      Damage control licence - entitlements

              50      Hunter host licence - eligibility

              51      Hunter host licence - entitlements

Eligibility and Entitlements - Guides’ Designations

              52      Designated guide authorizations - eligibility

              53      Designated guide authorization - entitlements

Eligibility and Entitlements - Permits

              54      Allocation process for certain licences

           54.1      Client hunter days limitations and entitlements

              55      Transfer of allocations

           55.1      Transfer of client hunter days permit

              56      Classification of outfitter-guide permits

              57      Outfitter-guide permits - eligibility

              58      Class S outfitter-guide permit - entitlements

              59      Class T outfitter-guide permit - entitlements

           59.1      Bird game outfitter‑guide permit - entitlements

              60      Off-highway vehicle permit - eligibility

              61      Off-highway vehicle permit - entitlements

           61.1      Weapons discharge permit - eligibility

           61.2      Weapons discharge permit - entitlements

              62      Falconry permits - eligibility

              63      Recreational falconry permit - entitlements

              64      Commercial falconry permit - entitlements

              65      Limitations on falconry permit entitlements

              66      Permit to possess found dead wildlife - eligibility and transfer

              67      Permit to possess found dead wildlife - entitlements

              68      Import permit - eligibility

              69      Import permit - entitlements

              70      Export permit - eligibility

              71      Export permit - entitlements

              72      Taxidermy, tannery and fur dealer permits - eligibility

              73      Taxidermy or tannery permit - entitlements

              74      Classification of fur dealer permits

              75      Fur dealer permits - entitlements

              76      Zoo permit - eligibility

              77      Wildlife rehabilitation permit - eligibility

              78      Zoo and wildlife rehabilitation permit plans

              79      Zoo permit - entitlements

              80      Wildlife rehabilitation permit - entitlements

              81      Research permit - eligibility

              82      Research permit - entitlements and approval of plan

              83      Wildlife acquisition permit - eligibility

              84      Wildlife acquisition permit - entitlements

              85      Game bird farm permit - eligibility

              86      Game bird farm permit - entitlements

              87      Commercial dog training permit - eligibility

           87.1      Commercial dog training permit - entitlements

              88      Dog trialing permit - eligibility

           88.1      Dog trialing permit - entitlements

              89      Sale of wildlife permit - eligibility

              90      Sale of wildlife permit - entitlements

              91      Temporary shelter permit - eligibility

              92      Temporary shelter permit - entitlements

Part 4
Hunting and Related Activities

General Rules for Hunting

              94      Open seasons

              95      Provision and offering of guiding services

              96      Disturbance, etc., of wildlife habitation

              97      Order to remove wildlife and destroy beaver habitat

              98      Affixation and removal of tags, and evidence of sex and species

              99      Hunting in sanctuary

           99.1      Hunting in section 9, township 40, range 21

            100      Hunting in migratory bird lure site

            101      Hunting in wildlife control area

            102      Hunting in habitat conservation area

Hunting of Particular Kinds of Animals

            103      Use of bait to hunt black bear

         103.1      Use of bait to hunt wolves

            105      Hunting with bow

            106      Weapons for hunting of Merriams turkey

         106.1      Upland game birds on game bird shooting ground

            107      Traps for certain fur-bearing animals, etc.

         107.1      AIHTS implementation

            108      Trap for animal in tree or on pole

            109      Prohibited snare

            110      Examination of traps

            111      Subsistence hunting

            112      Hunting by non-resident or non-resident alien

            113      Guiding

            114      Antelope hunting and vehicles

            115      Hunting with dogs

            116      Discharge of arrows on roads

            117      Game bird limit

Activities Related to Hunting

         117.1      Compliance with s49, Act, exemptions

            118      Bird dogs

            119      Firearms on roads

            120      Off-highway vehicles and weapons

            121      Discharge and possession of weapons in sanctuary

            122      Possession of shotgun in game bird sanctuary

            123      Discharge of weapons near certain areas

            124      Use of aircraft for certain purposes

            125      Communication of information acquired in aircraft flight

            126      Entry or proximity to seasonal sanctuary

            127      Restriction on entering migratory bird lure site

            128      Restriction on entering wildlife control area

            129      Habitat conservation area

            130      Requirement to report and deliver wildlife

            131      Marking of wildlife

            132      Report by collection licence holder

            133      Report by damage control licence holder

Part 5
Possession of and Commerce in Animals

            134      Permit to possess found dead wildlife

            135      Possession of non-licence animals

            136      Possession of wildlife not legalized

            137      Possession of dead lawfully imported, etc., animals

            138      Transportation of wildlife

            139      Transportation of big game by helicopter

            140      Traffic in live controlled animals

            141      Registration for sale

         141.1      Zoo standards

Part 5.1
Enforcement

         141.2      Interpretation — s80 of the Act

         141.3      Domestic cervids — onus of proof


Part 6
Records and Non-hunting Reports

            142      Form of reporting generally

            143      Reporting by outfitter-guide

            144      Reporting and record-keeping by falconry permit holders

            145      Delivery of falconry birds, and leg bands

            146      Recording by holder of fur dealer permit

            147      Recording by holders of taxidermy, tannery permits, etc.

         147.1      Submission of fur dealer and taxidermy records

            148      Retention of recorded information

            149      Zoo permit records, and reporting

            150      Retention of antler importation documentation

            151      Wildlife rehabilitation permit holder’s records, and reporting

Part 7
Miscellaneous

Expiry

            153      Expiry

Schedules

Interpretation of Schedules

                        Schedule  1    ‑   Exemptions and Exclusions

                        Schedule  2    ‑   The Alberta Conservation Association

                        Schedule  3    ‑   The Alberta Professional Outfitters Society

                        Schedule  4    ‑   Wildlife

                        Schedule  5    ‑   Controlled Animals

                        Schedule  6    ‑   Endangered Species

                        Schedule  7    ‑   Subject Animals

                        Schedule  8    ‑   Licences, Permits, Services and Fees

                        Schedule  9    ‑   Wildlife Management Units

                        Schedule 10   -   Part 1 ‑ Antelope Hunting Areas


                                                   Part 2 ‑ Big Game Zones

                                                   Part 3 ‑ Cougar Management Areas

                                                   Part 4 ‑ Fur Management Zones

                                                   Part 5 ‑ Game Bird Zones

                                                   Part 6 ‑ Non-trophy Sheep Hunting Areas

                        Schedule 11   -   Sanctuaries

                        Schedule 12   -   Part 1 ‑ Habitat Conservation Areas

                                                   Part 2 ‑ Migratory Bird Lure Sites

                                                   Part 3 ‑ Wildlife Control Areas

                        Schedule 13   -   Game Bird Limits

                        Schedule 15   -   Open Seasons

                        Schedule 16   -   Forms

Interpretation and Application

Establishment of certain provisions by
Lieutenant Governor in Council

1   The following provisions are established by the Lieutenant Governor in Council:

                               (a)    this section and sections 10 and 152(1), (2) and (3)(a) to (d);

                              (b)    jointly with the Minister, sections 5, 6, 153 and 154 and Schedule 1;

                               (c)    Schedules 2 and 3.

Establishment of remainder by Minister

2   Subject to section 1, this Regulation, including the enactments referred to in section 1(b)  jointly with the Lieutenant Governor in Council, is established by the Minister.

Interpretation

3  In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “Act” means the Wildlife Act;

                           (a.1)    “allocated licence” means an applicable licence within the meaning of section 54(1) issued under an applicable licence allocation;

                              (b)    “allocation” means a permit consisting of an allocation referred to in section 54(2) or (2.1);

                               (c)    “antlered” means, with reference to an elk, moose, mule deer or white‑tailed deer, having at least one antler exceeding 4 inches in length;

                              (d)    “antlerless” means, with reference to an elk, moose, mule deer or white‑tailed deer, having no antlers or having no antlers exceeding 4 inches in length;

                           (d.1)    “applicable licence allocation” means an allocation referred to in section 54(2);

                               (e)    repealed AR 258/2003 s2;

                           (e.1)    “archery only season” or “Archery Only Season” means an open season for the hunting of big game that is restricted to hunting only with a bow that is not a cross‑bow, or to hunting with a cross‑bow by the holder of a cross‑bow licence;

                               (f)    “bait” means any bait that consists of a food attractant, including a mineral and any representation of a food attractant;

                               (g)    repealed AR 105/2002 s2;

                              (h)    “business corporation” means a body incorporated, registered or continued under the Business Corporations Act;

                               (i)    “captive commercial upland game bird” means a live pheasant, gray partridge or Merriam’s turkey that is held in captivity, that has not been collected from the wild in Alberta and that is, or is a descendant of, a pheasant, gray partridge or Merriam’s turkey, as the case may be,

                                        (i)    that is or was lawfully possessed under the authority of a permit or a game bird shooting ground licence, or

                                      (ii)    that was lawfully possessed in a jurisdiction outside Alberta and that was, in accordance with the laws of that other jurisdiction, exported into Alberta,

                                       and includes any such bird that has died while in captivity;

                               (j)    repealed AR 151/2001 s2;

                            (j.1)    “client hunter days limitation” means the limitation, if any, imposed under section 54.1(1) and “client hunter days” means the permits referred to in section 54.1(2) or the number of days entitlements accruing or potentially accruing as a result of any such limitation, as the case may be;

                              (k)    “corridor wildlife sanctuary” means a sanctuary listed in Part 5 of Schedule 11;

                               (l)    “day” means the 24‑hour period ending at midnight;

                             (m)    “Department” means the Department of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development;

                              (n)    “designated guide”,

                                        (i)    when preceded by “big game”, means the holder of a guide’s designation referred to in clause (x.1)(i),

                                      (ii)    when preceded by “bird game”, means the holder of a guide’s designation referred to in clause (x.1)(ii), and

                                     (iii)    when preceded by neither, means the holder of either such designation;

                              (o)    “Director of Wildlife” means the individual appointed under the Public Service Act as the Director responsible for wildlife management;

                           (o.1)    “domestic cervid” has the meaning assigned to it in the Domestic Cervid Industry Regulation;

                           (o.2)    “domestic cervid farm licence” means a licence within the meaning of the Livestock Industry Diversification Act to which the Domestic Cervid Industry Regulation relates;

                              (p)    “endangered animal” means an animal of a kind referred to in section 4(1)(i);

                              (q)    “exemption”, except where otherwise specified, means an exemption created by Schedule 1 and, where preceded by a reference to a specific provision number, means the provision so referred to, of Schedule 1;

                           (q.1)    “extended non‑resident” means an adult individual who is not a resident and who makes his home and is ordinarily present in Canada;

                               (r)    “falconry bird” means

                                        (i)    the northern goshawk,

                                      (ii)    the Cooper’s hawk,

                                     (iii)    the sharp‑shinned hawk,

                                     (iv)    the ferruginous hawk,

                                       (v)    the red‑tailed hawk,

                                     (vi)    the Swainson’s hawk,

                                    (vii)    the gyrfalcon,

                                   (viii)    the prairie falcon,

                                     (ix)    the peregrine falcon,

                                       (x)    the merlin,

                                     (xi)    the American kestrel,

                                    (xii)    the Harris’ hawk, or

                                   (xiii)    a hybrid off‑spring resulting from the crossing of 2 kinds of falconry bird;

                               (s)    “falconry permit” means a recreational falconry permit or a commercial falconry permit;

                               (t)    “family members” means, in relation to the holder of a subsistence hunting licence, that holder and his spouse, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, sisters, brothers, sons‑in‑law, daughters‑in‑law and parents‑in‑law, including any such relations created by the sharing of one but not both parents or through step or foster relationships;

                              (u)    “fiscal year” means the period from April 1 in one year to March 31 in the next;

                              (v)    “game birds” means migratory game birds or upland game birds, or both;

                              (w)    “game bird sanctuary” means a sanctuary described in Part 2 of Schedule 11;

                          (w.1)    “game bird shooting ground” means land referred to in section 45(1);

                              (x)    “goat”, except where the reference is to domestic goat, means goat that is a big game animal;

                           (x.1)    “guide’s designation”,

                                        (i)    when preceded by “big game”, means the issuing of a document referred to in section 52(1)(a),

                                      (ii)    when preceded by “bird game”, means the issuing of a document referred to in section 52(1)(b), and

                                     (iii)    when preceded by neither, means the issuing of either such document;

                              (y)    “habitat conservation area” means an area described in Part 1 of Schedule 12;

                         (y.01)    “Hess band” means the leg band developed by Herbert Hess, which indicates that a falconry bird on which it is placed was captured from the wild;

                           (y.1)    “hunter host” means the holder of a hunter host licence;

                               (z)    “killing device” means a trap consisting of

                                        (i)    a device designed to trap and kill a fur‑bearing animal by the action of the device,

                                      (ii)    a device designed to trap a fur‑bearing animal by the action of the device and either to kill it or to capture it live, if the device is actually set to kill it,

                                     (iii)    a snare set to tighten on the neck of a fur‑bearing animal in order to kill it, where the energy to tighten the snare is provided by the animal, or

                                     (iv)    a device set to restrain and kill a fur‑bearing animal under water;

                             (aa)    “leg band” means a ring or device referred to in section 22(1), or an equivalent means of identification established by the laws of another jurisdiction;

                         (aa.1)    “legal cross‑bow” means, with reference to the hunting of big game, a cross‑bow that is not prohibited by section 40(1) of the Act as it relates to sub‑item 6.1 of Item 2 of the Schedule to the Act;

                            (bb)    “leg‑hold trap” means a device designed to trap a fur‑bearing animal by its leg by means of the action of the device, but does not include a snare loop that is set to tighten on the leg;

                         (bb.1)    “lottery” means an arrangement

                                        (i)    devised by the Minister for the distribution of licences of a particular kind by chance among persons applying for participation in the arrangement, and

                                      (ii)    conducted in a manner that has been pre‑advertised and that, subject to any pre‑advertised exceptions that the Minister considers reasonable, the Minister considers gives none of the participants any advantage over the others;

                             (cc)    “Metis settlement” means a settlement area within the meaning of the Metis Settlements Act;

                            (dd)    “migratory bird lure site” means an area described in Part 2 of Schedule 12;

                             (ee)    “non‑resident”, subject to clause (q.1), means an individual who

                                        (i)    is not a resident,

                                      (ii)    makes his home and is ordinarily present in Canada, and

                                     (iii)    has lived in Canada for the 12‑month period immediately preceding the relevant date,

                                       and “non‑resident licence” means a licence that only a non‑resident is eligible to obtain or hold;

                              (ff)    “non‑resident alien” means an individual who is neither a resident nor a non‑resident and “non‑resident alien licence” means a licence that only a non‑resident alien is eligible to obtain or hold;

                             (gg)    “non‑trophy sheep” means a male sheep under the age of one year, or a female sheep;

                            (hh)    “off‑highway vehicle” means an off‑highway vehicle within the meaning of section 117 of the Traffic Safety Act;

                              (ii)    “outfitter‑guide”,

                                        (i)    when followed by “(big game)”, means the holder of a Class S or a Class T outfitter‑guide permit,

                                      (ii)    when followed by “(bird game)”, means the holder of a bird game outfitter‑guide permit, and

                                     (iii)    when followed by neither, means the holder of any  such permit,

                                       and when it is preceded by reference to a particular class, means the holder of an outfitter‑guide (big game) permit of that class;

                         (ii.08)    “partner” means, in respect of a specific registered fur management area, an individual, if any, who is a party to an extant valid written agreement with a senior holder who holds a registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder in respect of that area, which agreement

                                        (i)    approves the individual’s becoming a partner and holding a registered fur management licence ‑ partner in respect of that area, and

                                      (ii)    carries a current approval from an appointed officer;

                           (ii.1)    “partner special licence” or “partner licence” means a special licence, relating to a specific kind of big game animal, that is held or to be held pursuant to a designation under section 30(2.1);

                           (ii.2)    “principal special licence” or “principal licence” means a resident special licence or a non‑resident special licence whose holder has been given the opportunity to designate, and has designated or is to designate, a person in accordance with section 30(2.1) and that has been declared a principal special licence under section 30(2.11);

                              (jj)    “processed” means tanned or otherwise permanently preserved, but does not include dried, salted or frozen;

                           (jj.1)    “public land” means public land within the meaning of the Public Lands Act;

                            (kk)    “record”, used as a verb, means make a record of, in a form that is susceptible to inspection by an enforcement authority;

                              (ll)    “recreational licence” means a licence referred to in section 19;

                          (mm)    “Regional Head of Wildlife Management” means the individual appointed under the Public Service Act as the person who supervises wildlife management in the administrative region of the Department that is applicable in the circumstances of the matter in question;

                            (nn)    “registered fur management area” means an area referred to in section 21(1);

                            (oo)    “resident”, used with reference to a licence or a particular kind of licence, refers to a licence, or a licence of that kind, that only a resident is eligible to obtain or hold;

                            (pp)    “resource development certificate” means a resource development certificate referred to in section 32(1)(b);

                            (qq)    “sanctuary” means an area described in any Part of Schedule 11;

                              (rr)    “seamless metal band” means a leg band referred to in section 22(2)(a) or the equivalent of such a leg band referred to in clause (aa);

                             (ss)    “senior holder” means, in respect of a specific registered fur management area, a person who

                                        (i)    holds an extant designation as a senior holder as a result of the application of section 33, or

                                      (ii)    holds an extant recognition, within the meaning of section 33(0.1)(c), as a senior holder for that area given before the commencement of this clause;

                              (tt)    “Service” means an office of the Crown where appointed officers are stationed;

                            (uu)    “sheep”, except where the reference is to domestic sheep, means sheep that are big game animals;

                            (vv)    “society” means a body incorporated under the Societies Act;

                           (ww)    “special licence” means a recreational licence whose name indicates it as being a special licence, including a Minister’s special licence;

                            (xx)    “trophy sheep” means a sheep that, when viewed in profile from a point along a straight line that touches the most anterior point of both horn bases, has a horn that is of sufficient size that a straight line drawn from the most anterior point of the base of the horn to the tip of the horn extends beyond the anterior edge of the eye;

                         (xx.1)    “waterfowl privilege” means a permit comprising an allocation under section 54(2.1);

                            (yy)    “wildlife certificate” means the wildlife certificate referred to in section 32;

                             (zz)    “wildlife control area” means an area described in Part 3 of Schedule 12;

                       (zz.02)    “wildlife disease control zone” means a zone described in Part 7 of Schedule 10;

                           (zz.1)    “wildlife identification number card” means a card referred to in section 24.1(2), and “wildlife identification number” means the number appearing on that card;

                           (aaa)    “wildlife management unit” or “WMU” means an area described in Schedule 9;

                          (bbb)    “wildlife sanctuary” means a sanctuary described in Part 1 of Schedule 11;

                           (ccc)    repealed AR 105/2002 s2;

                          (ddd)    “youth” means a resident holder of a licence who, at the time of its purchase, was 12 years of age or older but a minor.

AR 143/97 s3;76/98;28/2000;174/2000;176/2000;151/2001;206/2001;

251/2001;105/2002;134/2002;258/2003;177/2004;221/2004;159/2006;

142/2007;71/2008;155/2008;59/2009;170/2012;45/2013;
65/2013;78/2014;203/2014;20/2016

Interpretation for purposes of the Act

4(1)  For the purposes of section 1(1) of the Act,

                               (a)    the animals listed in Part 1 of Schedule 4 are prescribed as big game,

                              (b)    the animals listed in Part 2 of Schedule 4 are prescribed as birds of prey,

                               (c)    the animals listed in Part 3 of Schedule 4 are prescribed as fur‑bearing animals,

                              (d)    the animals described in Item 1 of Part 4 of Schedule 4 are prescribed as migratory game birds,

                               (e)    the animals listed in Item 2 of Part 4 of Schedule 4 are prescribed as upland game birds,

                               (f)    the animals listed in Part 5 of Schedule 4 are prescribed as non‑game animals,

                               (g)    the animals listed in Part 6 of Schedule 4 are prescribed as non‑licence animals,

                              (h)    the animals described in Schedule 5 are prescribed as controlled animals,

                               (i)    the animals listed in Part 1 of Schedule 6 are prescribed as endangered animals,

                               (j)    the invertebrates listed in Part 2 of Schedule 6 are prescribed as endangered invertebrates,

                              (k)    the plants, algae and fungi listed in Part 3 of Schedule 6 are prescribed as endangered plants, algae and fungi respectively,

                               (l)    the fish listed in Part 4 of Schedule 6 are prescribed as endangered fish, and

                             (m)    the animals listed in Schedule 7 are prescribed as subject animals that are not wildlife animals or controlled animals.

(2)  Repealed AR 203/2014 s3.

AR 143/97 s4;111/98;146/2013;203/2014

Exemptions and exclusions from Act and Regulation

5   Schedule 1 contains exemptions and exclusions from the application of specified portions of the Act and, where applicable, of this Regulation.

Prevalence of Schedule 1

6   If any inconsistency exists in this Regulation between a provision of Schedule 1 and a provision of any other part of this Regulation, the Schedule 1 provision prevails.

Application to endangered animals

7(1)  The Act and this Regulation, except where specific reference is made to endangered animals, apply to endangered animals in exactly the same way that they apply with respect to non‑game animals other than raven.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1) but subject to subsection (3), where a bison special licence authorizes the hunting of bison under section 30(3.1),

                               (a)    the Act and this Regulation apply to bison that are endangered animals and that are either in, or are killed and removed from, the bison hunting zone described in Item 1 of Part 8 of Schedule 10 or the portion of that zone or the other area specified in the licence, in the same way that they apply generally with respect to big game animals, and

                              (b)    all references in this Regulation to bison (specifically the animal, excluding any references linked to licences or zones) apply to them.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply where specific reference is made in the Act or this Regulation

                               (a)    generally to endangered animals, or

                              (b)    to bison referred to in section 7.1(2), 11(b) or Schedule 7.

Application to subject animals

7.1(1)   The Act and this Regulation, except where specific reference is made to subject animals, apply to subject animals in exactly the same way that they apply with respect to non‑game animals other than raven.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), where specific reference is made to bison in any provision of this Regulation, except in this subsection and in Schedule 7, that provision does not apply to bison that are subject animals.

AR 20/2016 s4

Part 1
Administration

Terms and conditions of approvals, etc.

8(1)   An approval, authorization or other decision of the Director of Wildlife, a Regional Head of Wildlife Management or a nominated official within the meaning of section 33(0.1)(b) specific provision for which is made by this Regulation may be made subject to any terms and conditions that that official considers appropriate.

(2)  A person shall not contravene any terms or conditions imposed under subsection (1).

AR 143/97 s8;105/2002;155/2008

Establishment or continuation of areas, zones, etc.

9   The wildlife management units described in Schedule 9, the areas and zones described in Schedule 10, the sanctuaries described in Schedule 11 and the habitat conservation areas, migratory bird lure sites and wildlife control areas described in Schedule 12 are established or continued, as the case may be.

Establishment of Schedules 2 and 3

10(1)   Schedule 2 contains provisions specifically applicable to the Alberta Conservation Association.

(2)  Schedule 3 contains provisions specifically applicable to the Alberta Professional Outfitters Society.

Interpretation of sections 13 to 16

11  In sections 13 to 16,

                               (a)    “compensation committee” means the committee referred to in section 15(1);

                              (b)    “livestock” means domestic cow (Bos taurus) (indicus), domestic goat (Capra hircus), domestic sheep (Ovis aries), domestic swine (Sus scrofa domesticus) and bison (Bos bison) and, for the purposes only of interpreting those sections in respect of shot livestock compensation, domestic horse (Equus caballus).

AR 143/97 s11;105/2002;71/2008

12   Repealed AR 105/2002 s5.

Shot livestock compensation

13(1)  A person whose livestock is shot by another person in a wildlife management unit in which there is an open season for the hunting of big game or game birds by individuals with recreational licences may claim from the Minister shot livestock compensation for the death of or injury to the livestock.

(2)  The claimant must,

                               (a)    within 3 days of learning of the death or injury, report it to the nearest detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police,

                              (b)    apply to the Minister for the compensation on a form provided by the Minister, and

                               (c)    provide a copy of that application to the nearest detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

(3)  The application must be signed by the claimant and show

                               (a)    the claimant’s name and address,

                              (b)    the date when, and the place and legal description of the land where, the dead or injured livestock was discovered,

                               (c)    an accurate description of the livestock and its sale or salvage value, if any,

                              (d)    the name and address of the person who killed or injured the livestock, if known to the claimant,

                               (e)    the action taken to recover compensation from the person who killed or injured the livestock or, if no such action has been taken, the reasons for not taking any such action,

                               (f)    indicated on a diagram attached to the application, the location on the animal of the injury or where the shot occurred,

                               (g)    the date of the death or injury, and

                              (h)    if applicable, the name and address of the person reporting the death or injury to the claimant.

(4)  The detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to whom a death or injury is reported under subsection (2)(a)

                               (a)    may hire a veterinarian to examine the dead or injured animal, and

                              (b)    shall forward a copy of the report of its investigation and a claim for compensation by the veterinarian hired under clause (a), if any, to the Minister.

(5)  Where livestock is confirmed as having been shot under the circumstances described in subsection (1), the owner of the livestock may submit a claim for fees previously paid by him to a veterinarian whose services he requested in relation to the dead or injured livestock, if the claim consists of fees paid for

                               (a)    the veterinarian’s investigation into whether or not the animal was shot under those circumstances, or

                              (b)    the medical treatment of the animal’s injury,

or both.

Wildlife predator compensation

14(1)  A person whose livestock is killed or injured through predation by wolves, grizzly bears, black bears, cougars or eagles may claim from the Minister wildlife predator compensation for the death of or injury to the livestock.

(2)  A claim under subsection (1) respecting an injured livestock animal is to consist only of fees paid for the medical treatment of the injured animal.

(3)  The claimant must,

                               (a)    within 3 days of learning of the death of or injury to the livestock, report the death or injury to the Service, and

                              (b)    apply to the Minister for the compensation on a form provided by the Minister.

(4)  A person may claim compensation for livestock whose death is confirmed as probably resulting from predation described in subsection (1) if

                               (a)    the livestock is confirmed as probably having died within 90 days of a confirmed death of or injury to other livestock that has been attributed to such predation, and

                              (b)    the location where the first-mentioned dead livestock was discovered is not more than 10 kilometres from the location of that confirmed death or injury.

(5)  An investigation of the death of or injury to livestock for which an application for wildlife predator compensation is made may be conducted by an appointed officer, a veterinarian or, if such an officer is not readily available, a problem wildlife specialist employed by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

AR 143/97 s14;172/98;35/2007;68/2008

Compensation committee

15(1)  The Minister shall ensure that a committee exists to determine the amount of shot livestock and wildlife predator compensation payable.

(2)  The compensation committee shall perform its functions in accordance with this Part.

(3)  The Minister shall determine whether an application is eligible to be considered as

                               (a)    a confirmed death of or injury to livestock in the circumstances described in section 13(1), for the purposes of shot livestock compensation, or

                              (b)    a confirmed death of or injury to livestock resulting, or a death probably resulting, from predation described in section 14(1), for the purposes of wildlife predator compensation.

(4)  The compensation committee shall determine the value of a livestock animal based on the commercial market value of the class of livestock to which it belongs.

(5)  The maximum amount of compensation payable for an animal whose value has been determined under subsection (4) is,

                               (a)    for shot livestock compensation for dead livestock, 100% of the value of the animal to a maximum, in the case of a horse, of $2000, and

                              (b)    for wildlife predator compensation for dead livestock, 100% of the value of the animal for a confirmed death and 50% of the value of an animal whose death has been determined to be the probable result of predation.

(6)  The maximum amount of shot livestock or wildlife predator compensation payable to the owner of livestock for the medical treatment of an injured livestock animal is not to exceed the lesser of

                               (a)    the amount paid by the applicant for the veterinarian’s bills and drugs and medication for the injured animal, and

                              (b)    the maximum amount that could have been payable under subsection (5)(a) or (b) if the injured animal had died.

AR 143/97 s15;105/2002

Compensation generally

16(1)  The Minister shall consider a claim for compensation in accordance with this Part and may accept or reject the claim.

(2)  The amount of compensation to be paid for a claim respecting veterinary fees is to be determined by the compensation committee.

(3)  If an injured livestock animal dies after receiving medical treatment, the amount of compensation payable for the dead animal is to be reduced by the amount paid under any claim for that medical treatment.

(4)  The amount of compensation payable under this section is to be reduced by the amount or value realized by an applicant on a sale or salvage of the dead or injured livestock animal or any part of the animal.

(5)  The Minister shall notify the claimant of the result of a decision under subsection (1).

(6)  A decision made by the Minister under subsection (1) is final.

Part 2
Relationship of the Crown to Wildlife

Prescription of form for s9 of Act

17   The form prescribed for the purposes of section 9 of the Act is Form WA 286 of Schedule 16.

AR 143/97 s17;251/2001

Part 3
Licences, Guide Designations
and Permits

General Provisions

Establishment of licences, permits and services

18   The licences and permits (including component parts of them) and other services relevant to the administration of the Act and this Regulation that are listed in Column 2 of Parts 1 to 3 of Schedule 8 are established.

Recreational licences

19   The licences listed in Column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 8 are prescribed as recreational.

Replacement of licence, etc.

20(1)  If a licence, wildlife certificate, tag or resource development certificate is lost or destroyed, the Minister may issue a replacement for it to an applicant who submits a written statement declaring the loss or destruction.

(2)  Where a replacement item is issued under subsection (1), then, except to the extent, if any, expressly stated in this Regulation or in the item itself,

                               (a)    it carries the same rights and obligations as the item replaced by it and otherwise occupies the same position as the original item, and

                              (b)    in the case of a licence, an application for it is not to be treated as a fresh application for a licence of the kind replaced.

(3)  If the lost or destroyed item is a resource development certificate, the Minister may effectively replace it in a manner that does not involve the actual physical issue of a new replacement certificate.

(4)  Subsection (2) applies with respect to any system established under subsection (3) as if a replacement resource development certificate had been physically issued.

AR 143/97 s20;105/2002

Registration of fur management areas, and licence cancellations

21(1)  The Minister may, for the purpose of licensing, establish or continue a system for the registration of fur management areas, and a registered fur management area is an area established or continued under that system.

(2)  The Minister may cancel a registered fur management licence if, in his opinion, the registered fur management area to which that licence relates is not being harvested to the Minister’s satisfaction.

Leg band system for falconry birds

22(1)  The Minister shall approve a system of rings or devices, known as leg bands, that are to be placed on falconry birds held or to be held under falconry permits for the purposes of identifying the birds and their origins or modes of acquisition, and a Hess band is automatically approved for the purposes of this section.

(2)  A leg band is to be either

                               (a)    a seamless metal band, indicating that the falconry bird on which it is placed was born in captivity, or

                              (b)    a Hess band.

AR 143/97 s22;105/2002

Fees

General requirement to pay fees

23   No licence or permit is to be issued, nor any other service under the Act or this Regulation to be provided, nor, if issued or provided, is it valid, unless the fee or assessment, if any, prescribed in Schedule 8 in relation to that issue or other service is first paid.

Fees for licences, permits, etc.

24(1)  The fee, if any, payable in respect of the issue of a licence or permit or any other service listed in column 2 of Part 1, 2 or 3 of Schedule 8 is that set out in the corresponding item of column 3 of that Part of that Schedule.

(2)  A person who collects an animal under the authority of a collection licence must pay the assessment set out in Part 4 of Schedule 8 unless the collected animal is to be held under the authority of a research permit or a zoo permit or unless the licence is issued to authorize the recapture of an animal that has escaped from its captivity on premises to which a licence or permit referred to in section 46(a)(i), (iii), (iv), (v) or (vi) relates and where it was held lawfully.

(3)  The fees, if any, payable in respect of allocations are those listed in Part 5 of Schedule 8.

AR 143/97 s24;188/2005;45/2013;203/2014

Sales of licences, etc., under contract

24.1(1)   Where a person enters into an agreement with the Minister to sell licences, permits, fishing licences or other things, that person may charge their purchasers, in addition to any licence, permit, fishing licence or other kind of fee or assessment that is otherwise legally payable, fees not exceeding those set out in that agreement.

(2)  A person referred to in subsection (1) may issue a card known as a wildlife identification number card, with a number, that is designed to assist in the management and administration generally of wildlife and other natural resources, including the enforcement of laws applicable to them and the enabling of easy identification of the holder for the purposes of certain future transactions.

AR 76/98 s3;203/2014

Review of fees

25(1)  The Minister shall, at least once in each year, review the fees and assessments prescribed in Schedule 8 with a view to determining whether any such fee or assessment should be changed in the light of an increase or decrease by 10% or more in the cost of living since that fee or assessment was enacted.

(2)  The Minister may determine the amount of a cost‑of‑living increase or decrease for the purposes of subsection (1) by using any cost-of-living index considered appropriate for those purposes.

Eligibility and Entitlements - Licences

Resident, non-resident and non-resident alien ineligibility

26(1)  A resident is not eligible to obtain or hold a licence whose name includes the term “non‑resident” or “non‑resident alien”.

(2)  A non‑resident is not eligible to obtain or hold a licence whose name includes the term “resident” or “non‑resident alien”.

(3)  A non‑resident alien is not eligible to obtain or hold a licence whose name includes the term “resident” or “non‑resident”.

Youth licences - eligibility

27   Only a youth is eligible to obtain or hold a licence whose name includes the term “youth”, but an individual who purchased such a licence while a youth is entitled to retain it until its expiry (with no right to renew it) after reaching adulthood.

Open seasons - entitlements

28(1)  Except where otherwise specified in this Regulation or in a licence referred to in subsection (2), a licence authorizes hunting in and only in the relevant open season.

(2)  Notwithstanding anything in this Part, no licence authorizes hunting outside or notwithstanding the lack of an open season except

                               (a)    a Minister’s special licence,

                              (b)    a quota licence,

                               (c)    a collection licence,

                              (d)    a game bird shooting ground licence,

                               (e)    a subsistence hunting licence,

                               (f)    a damage control licence,

                               (g)    a bison special licence, or

                              (h)    a partner special licence issued to hunt bison,

that so provides.

AR 143/97 s28;71/2008;69/2010

Recreational licences - eligibility

29(1)  A person is eligible to obtain or hold a recreational licence if and only if that person is an individual who has not had any right to hunt, other than by means of traps, or to obtain or hold a recreational licence, suspended or cancelled under the laws of another jurisdiction and who

                               (a)    is

                                        (i)    at least 14 years of age,

                                      (ii)    13 years of age, if the recreational licence is a special licence and the 13‑year old will reach the age of 14 years before the end of the open season during which the licence is valid, or

                                     (iii)    11, 12 or 13 years of age if

                                              (A)    he has completed the Alberta Conservation and Hunter Education Program or is a non‑resident or non‑resident alien who hunts with another individual referred to in subsection (2), and

                                              (B)    repealed AR 105/2002 s9,

                                              (C)    in the case of an 11‑year old, the recreational licence is a special licence and the 11‑year old will reach the age of 12 years before the end of the open season during which the licence is valid,

                              (b)    in the case of an individual who is under 16 years of age, is authorized in writing by his parent or legal guardian to hold that licence,

                               (c)    subject to subsection (2), has

                                        (i)    achieved such mark in an examination approved by the Minister as is fixed by the Minister,

                                      (ii)    held a licence authorizing recreational hunting in Alberta or elsewhere, or

                                     (iii)    passed a test approved by the Minister respecting hunting competency,

                                       before applying for the licence,

                              (d)    has written the examination, and achieved the mark, referred to in clause (c)(i) after the beginning of the suspension if his recreational licence or his right to hold one has been suspended in accordance with section 19 or 101 of the Act, and

                               (e)    is the holder of a valid wildlife identification number card.

(1.1)  A person is eligible to obtain or hold a partner special licence if and only if he

                               (a)    meets the requirements of subsection (1),

                              (b)    is a resident or, where the requirements of subsection (1.2) are met, a non‑resident,

                           (b.1)    falls within a category of persons established in writing by the Minister as eligible to be designated to hold a partner special licence,

                           (b.2)    has not, during the course of the fiscal year in which that licence is obtained or held, both applied for and been approved to obtain a special licence that has the same item number in Part 1 of Schedule 8 as the principal special licence with which the partner special licence would be or is associated, and

                               (c)    has been designated, with respect to a principal special licence, under section 30(2.1).

(1.2)  The requirements referred to in subsection (1.1)(b) for the obtaining or holding by a non‑resident of a partner special licence are that

                               (a)    the principal special licence with which it is associated authorizes the hunting of a specific kind of animal in a wildlife management unit or an area where the Minister provides a non‑resident the opportunity, through a lottery, to obtain a special licence that authorizes the hunting of an animal of that kind, and

                              (b)    the holder of that principal special licence is a resident.

(2)  Subsection (1)(c) does not apply to a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien who hunts accompanied by another individual who

                               (a)    is a designated guide,

                              (b)    is a hunter host, or

                               (c)    meets the requirements of subsection (1)(c) and, if applicable, (d).

AR 143/97 s29;76/98;176/2000;151/2001;251/2001;105/2002;

134/2002;173/2003;177/2004;142/2007

Recreational licences - entitlements

30(1)  Except where otherwise stated in this section, a recreational licence authorizes its holder to hunt

                               (a)    only wildlife of the kind specified in the licence, and

                              (b)    only if the holder has, prior to hunting, been issued a wildlife certificate and a resource development certificate.

(1.1)  If the holder referred to in subsection (1) is a non-resident alien, the wildlife certificate referred to in subsection (1)(b) must be designated as a non-resident alien wildlife certificate.

(2)  A special licence authorizes its holder to hunt only

                               (a)    in the area specified in the licence,

                              (b)    subject to subsections (2.3), (3) and (3.1), during the open season for hunting under that particular kind of licence or, if only a portion of that open season is specified in the licence, at the time so specified,

                               (c)    in the case of a person described in section 29(1)(a)(ii), after the 14th birthday, and

                              (d)    in the case of a person described in section 29(1)(a)(iii)(C), after the 12th birthday.

(2.1)  The Minister may give the holder of a resident or non‑resident special licence issued through a lottery that authorizes its holder to hunt a big game animal the opportunity to designate a person who is eligible under section 29(1.1), to obtain and hold a special licence (being a partner special licence) and, where that opportunity has been given and is taken, then, for the purposes of this Regulation, the 2 licences are associated with each other.

(2.11)   The Minister may declare any licence issued through a lottery referred to in subsection (2.1) to be a principal special licence.

(2.2)  Only one person may be designated to obtain and hold a partner special licence in association with any one principal special licence.

(2.3)  Subject to this section, a partner special licence authorizes and only authorizes its holder to hunt a single big game animal of a kind specified in the title of that licence,

                               (a)    during

                                        (i)    the open season or, in the case of the hunting of bison, the period in which the associated principal special licence holder is entitled to hunt the same kind of animal under the associated principal licence, and

                                      (ii)    a period when that principal licence holder is actively hunting for the same kind of big game animal in the same area as the holder of the partner licence,

                              (b)    in the area specified in the partner licence, which is to be the same as the area specified in the associated principal licence, or, in the case of the hunting of bison, the area specified in the associated principal special licence, and

                               (c)    in circumstances where the two hunters are within sufficiently close proximity to each other that they can effectively advise and assist each other without the benefit of any radio, telephone or other similar device for electronic communication.

(2.4)  A principal special licence or a partner special licence is no longer valid to authorize hunting if the holder of the associated licence has killed an animal under the authority of that associated licence.

(3)  A Minister’s special licence authorizes and only authorizes the hunting of the antlered elk, antlered mule deer or trophy sheep specified in the licence and during the periods specified in the licence, which periods may be outside or notwithstanding the lack of an open season.

(3.1)  A bison special licence authorizes its holder to hunt bison

                               (a)    that are specified in the licence,

                              (b)    during the periods specified in the licence, which periods may be outside or notwithstanding the lack of an open season, and

                               (c)    within a bison hunting zone described in Part 8 of Schedule 10, or any portion of that zone, or another area that is specified in that licence.

(4)  A recreational licence authorizing the hunting of big game or Merriam’s turkey that is issued with one or more tags authorizes the killing of

                               (a)    one animal, in the case of a licence authorizing the hunting of trophy sheep or goat, or

                              (b)    one animal for each tag issued, in the case of a licence authorizing the hunting of other animals.

(5)  Subject to subsection (5.1), a quota licence is valid in and only in the area and at and only at the times specified in the licence, which times may be outside or notwithstanding the lack of an open season.

(5.1)  Repealed AR 129/2009 s2.

(6)  A WMU 300 elk special licence restricts the hunting of elk to whichever of the following portions of wildlife management unit  300 is specified in the licence, namely

                               (a)    Area A, which is the portion of that unit lying west of the Waterton River and the Waterton Reservoir, or

                              (b)    Area B, which is the portion lying east of the Waterton River and the Waterton Reservoir.

(6.01)  A resident either sex elk special licence authorizes its holder to hunt antlered elk or antlerless elk.

(6.1)  A recreational licence that has “Primitive Weapons Only” written on its face is valid in and only in an open season that is restricted to hunting only with a bow and arrow, a shotgun, a cross‑bow or a muzzle loading firearm of .44 calibre or greater.

(7)  Subject to subsections (8) and (9), a recreational licence that has “Archery Only” written on its face is valid in and only in an open season that is restricted to hunting only with a bow and arrow.

(7.1)  A Cypress Hills elk archery licence authorizes and only authorizes the hunting of elk

                               (a)    with a bow and arrow,

                              (b)    in wildlife management units 116, 118 and 119, and

                               (c)    during an open season prescribed in Table 4 of Schedule 15.

(7.2)  A resident trophy sheep special licence that is issued to authorize the hunting of trophy sheep in wildlife management unit 408 is valid to hunt trophy sheep

                               (a)    anywhere in that unit during the relevant general season referred to in Schedule 15, and

                              (b)    in that portion of wildlife management unit 408 that is west of Highway 40 during the period from November 1 to November 30, but only with a bow (excluding a legal cross‑bow) and arrow or, in the case of the holder of a cross‑bow licence, with a legal cross‑bow.

(8)  The Minister may issue to a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien who has been issued a recreational licence that has “Archery Only” written on its face an approval that extends the application of that licence authorizing the activities described in subsection (9), if

                               (a)    that individual has not killed a big game animal under the authority of that licence, and

                              (b)    one, 2 or 3 applicable licence allocations of a licence or of licences authorizing the hunting of big game of the same kind are additionally utilized to authorize the activities so authorized.

(9)  A licence extension approval issued under subsection (8) authorizes the licence and extension approval holder to hunt big game during additional open seasons that are not restricted to hunting with a bow and arrow only and in a manner that is not restricted to the use only of a bow and arrow but that is otherwise consistent with what was authorized under the licence or licences extended.

(10)  The licence extension approval issued under subsection (8) is not to be considered a licence issued in addition to the licence or licences extended.

(11)  A non‑resident 3‑day game bird licence is valid during and only during the period of 3 consecutive days that is specified on the licence.

(11.1)  A non‑resident alien 6‑day waterfowl licence authorizes and only authorizes the hunting of migratory game birds and is valid during and only during the period of 6 consecutive days that is specified on the licence.

(12)  A recreational licence authorizing the hunting of big game, wolf or coyote and issued to a non‑resident alien does not authorize its holder to hunt while accompanied by a hunter host if the holder has hunted while accompanied by a hunter host at any time during the previous 2 fiscal years.

(13)  A non-resident alien cougar special licence is not valid while the holder is being guided by a hunter host.

(14)  A game bird licence does not authorize the hunting of pheasant or Merriam’s turkey.

(15)  A supplemental black bear licence authorizes and only authorizes the hunting of black bear in wildlife management units 224, 250, 258, 260, 320 to 360, 429, 445, 500 to 544 and 841.

(16)  A Strathcona white‑tailed deer licence does not authorize the killing of more than one antlered white‑tailed deer.

(17)  A supplemental antlerless white‑tailed deer licence authorizes and only authorizes the hunting of antlerless white‑tailed deer, only in the areas specified in the licence and only during an open season for the hunting of antlerless white‑tailed deer.

(17.1)  Repealed AR 86/2012 s2.

(18)  A recreational licence issued to a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien claiming an exemption from section 29(1)(c) of this Regulation does not authorize hunting unless its holder is accompanied by the other individual referred to in section 29(2).

(19)  Repealed AR 142/2007 s4.

AR 143/97 s30;156/98;201/99;176/2000;151/2001;207/2001;105/2002;

134/2002;173/2003;261/2003;177/2004;107/2005;159/2006;142/2007;

71/2008;155/2008;129/2009;69/2010;85/2011;86/2012;45/2013;78/2014;
83/2015;93/2017

Restriction as to number of recreational licences in fiscal year

31(1)  This section applies notwithstanding any other provision in this Part to the contrary except section 20, but nothing in this section applies to, or is to be taken as restricting an individual’s right to obtain or hold, a Minister’s special licence or any number of quota licences.

(2)  An individual is not eligible to obtain or hold during the course of any one fiscal year more than one of any one kind of recreational licence, as identified in Part 1 of Schedule 8, but this subsection does not apply as respects a non‑resident 3‑day game bird licence or a non‑resident alien 6‑day waterfowl licence.

(3)  A resident is not eligible to obtain or hold during the course of any one fiscal year

                               (a)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of elk unless either 2 or 3 such licences are obtained or held one (and only one) of which is a resident WMU 212 antlerless elk archery licence and/or one (and only one) of which is resident WMU 212 antlerless elk special licence,

                              (b)    more than one of the following, namely

                                        (i)    a mule deer licence,

                                      (ii)    a youth mule deer licence, and

                                     (iii)    an antlered mule deer special licence,

                               (c)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of moose,

                           (c.1)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of bison,

                              (d)    more than one of the following, namely

                                        (i)    a white‑tailed deer licence,

                                      (ii)    a youth white‑tailed deer licence, and

                                     (iii)    an antlered white‑tailed deer special licence,

                               (e)    a recreational licence authorizing the hunting of trophy sheep if he killed any sheep, other than a non-trophy sheep hunted under the authority of a non-trophy sheep special licence, in that fiscal year or in the preceding fiscal year,

                               (f)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of trophy sheep,

                               (g)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of antelope,

                           (g.1)    if that resident is a youth, a partner special licence authorizing the hunting of

                                        (i)    antlered mule deer if the youth also holds a resident youth mule deer licence, or

                                      (ii)    antlered white‑tailed deer if the youth also holds a resident youth white‑tailed deer licence,

                              (h)    a goat special licence if he held such a licence in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002 or in any subsequent fiscal year, or

                               (i)    more than one of the following, namely

                                        (i)    a resident either sex elk special licence,

                                      (ii)    a WMU 300 elk special licence,

                                     (iii)    a resident antlerless elk special licence, and

                                     (iv)    an antlered elk special licence.

(4)  A non‑resident is not eligible to obtain or hold during the course of any one fiscal year

                               (a)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of elk,

                              (b)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of mule deer,

                               (c)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of moose,

                              (d)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of white‑tailed deer,

                               (e)    more than one recreational licence authorizing the hunting of cougar, or

                               (f)    a non-resident/non-resident alien trophy sheep special licence if he killed any sheep in that fiscal year or in the preceding fiscal year.

(5)  A non‑resident is not eligible to obtain or hold at any one time both a non‑resident black bear special licence and

                               (a)    a non‑resident black bear licence, or

                              (b)    a non‑resident supplemental black bear licence,

or all 3.

(6)  If a non-resident alien has, in any one fiscal year, already hunted under the authority of two licences that authorize the hunting of a big game animal while the holder is guided by any hunter hosts respecting whom he is not a related individual, then he is not eligible to obtain or hold any further licences that authorize that activity in that fiscal year.

(7)  In subsection (6), “related individual” means, in relation to a hunter host, the parent, brother, sister, child, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, grandchild, grandparent, son‑in‑law, daughter‑in‑law, brother‑in‑law or sister‑in‑law of that hunter host or of that hunter host’s spouse or adult interdependent partner.

(8)  A non‑resident alien is not eligible to obtain or hold a trophy sheep special licence in any fiscal year if he killed any sheep in that fiscal year or in the preceding fiscal year.

(9)  If, in any one fiscal year, 2 or more applications for any one kind of special licence are made by or on behalf of an individual, both or all of those applications are invalid, except that

                               (a)    where a second application is made in accordance with subsection (10), that second application and also the first application, if valid when made, are valid, and

                              (b)    where the applications are for special licences of that kind that have been made available for sale other than through a lottery, all those applications are valid.

(10)  A resident may apply a second (and only a second) time in any one fiscal year for any one kind of special licence referred to in subsection (12) if

                               (a)    his first application for it was valid, was made through a lottery and was unsuccessful, and

                              (b)    the land referred to in subsection (11) is entirely within the area in respect of which both applications are or were made and, in the case of an application for a kind of special licence referred to in subsection (12)(a), (b), (c) or (f), within the wildlife management unit or group of wildlife management units that was listed as the applicant’s first choice of area in the first application.

(10.1)  A resident may apply in any one fiscal year for a resident antlerless elk special licence after having previously applied in that fiscal year for a resident antlered elk special licence if and only if

                               (a)    the application for an antlered elk special licence was valid, made through a lottery and unsuccessful, and

                              (b)    the land referred to in subsection (11) is entirely within the area in respect of which both applications are or were made and within the wildlife management unit or group of wildlife management units that was listed as the applicant’s first choice of area in the application for the antlered elk special licence.

(11)  Subject to subsection (13), the Minister may issue the special licence to a resident who submits a second application under subsection (10) or who submits an application under subsection (10.1) if the resident

                               (a)    holds not less than one quarter‑section of contiguous land under a certificate of title or an agreement for sale under which the Crown is the seller,

                              (b)    is a shareholder (including a joint shareholder) of a business corporation that holds not less than one quarter‑section of contiguous land under such a certificate of title or agreement for sale and is approved by that corporation as the individual eligible to apply for the relevant kind of special licence under subsection (10) or (10.1), as the case may be, or

                               (c)    is an individual who is involved in the farming of land referred to in clause (a) or (b) and approved by the holder of land described in clause (a) or by the corporation described in clause (b) as the individual eligible to apply for that kind of special licence under subsection (10) or (10.1), as the case may be.

(12)  The kinds of special licence referred to in subsection (10) are

                               (a)    the resident antlered mule deer special licence,

                              (b)    the resident antlerless mule deer special licence,

                               (c)    the resident antlerless elk special licence,

                           (c.1)    the resident WMU 212 antlerless elk special licence,

                              (d)    repealed AR 83/2015 s3,

                               (e)    the resident WMU 300 elk special licence, and

                               (f)    the resident either sex elk special licence.

(13)  A resident is not eligible to obtain or hold a special licence under subsection (11) if

                               (a)    he already holds a special licence of any kind that has been issued under that subsection, or

                              (b)    any other individual has been issued a special licence under subsection (11) of any kind listed in subsection (12) on an application to which subsection (11) relates that is in respect of the certificate of title or agreement for sale referred to in subsection (11) in respect of which the application is made.

(14)  If, in any one fiscal year, applications for any combination of special licences are made by or on behalf of an individual who is ineligible to obtain or hold that combination of special licences, all applications for special licences in that combination made by or on behalf of that individual in that fiscal year are invalid.

(15)  Each application for a special licence to be issued through a lottery made by or on behalf of a non‑resident must be accompanied by at least one application for a special licence authorizing the hunting of the same kind of animal made by at least one resident who is eligible to obtain and hold both a special licence so authorizing and a hunter host licence, failing which the applications both of the non‑resident and of any resident whose application accompanies the non‑resident’s application are invalid.

(16)  To the extent that subsection (3) prohibits the obtaining or holding of any combination of 2 or more licences of any kind, a resident is not considered to be applying for any such licences by reason only of applying for participation in lotteries in respect of those licences or any of them, provided that at no time, whether as a result of a lottery or otherwise, does the resident become ineligible under subsection (3) with respect to any licence.

AR 143/97 s31;156/98;151/2001;134/2002;109/2003;177/2004;

159/2006;142/2007;71/2008;129/2009;85/2011;86/2012;83/2015

Wildlife certificate and resource development certificate

32(1)  Subject to subsection (1.1), any person may purchase

                               (a)    a wildlife certificate, which, if a recreational licence is also issued, becomes a component part of that licence, and

                              (b)    a resource development certificate, which, when attached to a wildlife certificate, becomes a component part of that wildlife certificate.

(1.1)  If the prospective purchaser is a non-resident alien, the wildlife certificate referred to in subsection (1)(a) must be designated as a non-resident alien wildlife certificate.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1)(a), a wildlife certificate is never a component part of a licence for the purpose of construing section 26(1) of the Act.

AR 143/97 s32;151/2001;251/2001;105/2002;69/2010

Registered fur management licence - eligibility

33(0.1)  In this section,

                               (a)    “designation” means designation by a nominated official under this section as a senior holder;

                              (b)    “nominated official” means an employee of the Crown who is nominated by the Minister for the purposes of the provision of this section that is in question;

                               (c)    “recognition” means recognition as a senior holder by the Minister before, or by a nominated official after, the commencement of this clause.

(0.2)  A designation or recognition may only be given to or held by a person who is or remains, as the case may be, otherwise eligible to obtain and hold a registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder.

(0.3)  A designation or recognition remains in effect only until

                               (a)    it is revoked pursuant to this section,

                              (b)    its holder relinquishes it in writing, or

                               (c)    it is automatically revoked by this clause by reason of its holder’s ceasing to be eligible to obtain or hold the registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder for the registered fur management area in question.

(0.4)  A nominated official may revoke a designation or recognition if he or she considers that

                               (a)    its holder, without valid excuse, has not renewed that licence before September 30 following the expiry of the licence, or

                              (b)    the registered fur management area has otherwise been abandoned.

(0.5)  Registered fur management licences are subdivided into

                               (a)    registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder, and

                              (b)    registered fur management licence ‑ partner,

and a person is not eligible to apply for or to hold a registered fur management licence in either subdivision unless that person is a senior holder or a partner, as the case may be.

(1)  A person is eligible to obtain a registered fur management licence in respect of a registered fur management area if and only if,

                               (a)    either

                                        (i)    in the case of a registered fur management area that is wholly situated both north of the northern boundary of Township 118 and east of Wood Buffalo National Park, the applicant is

                                              (A)    neither a non‑resident, nor a non‑resident alien nor a corporation other than a society, or

                                              (B)    a non‑resident who resides in or within 30 miles of Fort Smith, Northwest Territories,

                                           or

                                      (ii)    in the case of any other registered fur management area, the applicant is neither a non‑resident, nor a non‑resident alien nor a corporation other than a society,

                              (b)    subsection (0.5) is met, and

                               (c)    repealed AR 155/2008 s5,

                              (d)    at any time before applying for the licence, the applicant

                                        (i)    achieved such mark in an examination approved by the Minister as was fixed by the Minister,

                                      (ii)    held a licence authorizing the trapping of fur‑bearing animals in Alberta or elsewhere, or

                                     (iii)    successfully completed a course approved by the Minister respecting the trapping of fur‑bearing animals.

                               (e)    repealed AR 156/98 s4.

(2)  A registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder may be renewed only if the application for renewal

                               (a)    is made after June 30 but before September 30 following the expiry of the licence, and

                              (b)    is accompanied by a completed report to the Minister that shows, for the 12 months ending on June 30 in the year in which the application for renewal is made, the number and kinds of fur‑bearing animals killed in the registered fur management area by

                                        (i)    all the holders of registered fur management licences in respect of the area, and

                                      (ii)    individuals referred to in the section 4(1)(e) to (i) exemptions who have authority to hunt in the area.

(2.1)  An application for renewal of a registered fur management licence  ‑  partner must be accompanied by confirmation by a senior holder who is licensed or is contemporaneously applying for a senior holder licence confirming the extant valid status of the agreement referred to in section 3(ii.08).

(3)  During the period of 5 years following the initial issue of a registered fur management licence  ‑ senior holder to an eligible person for the first time and provided that the holder

                               (a)    has been in compliance with the Act and this Regulation,

                              (b)    remains eligible to hold a registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder, and

                               (c)    applies for renewal of the licence each year,

the Minister shall not, after that initial issue, decline to grant that person’s application for renewal of the licence.

(4)  On the expiry of the 5‑year period referred to in subsection (3) or of the latest period established under this subsection and provided that the holder

                               (a)    has been in compliance with the Act and this Regulation,

                              (b)    remains eligible to hold a registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder,

                               (c)    has applied for renewal of the licence each year, and

                              (d)    applied before the expiry of that period,

the Minister may in writing extend that initial 5‑year period and subsequently each such latest period for a further term not exceeding 5 years, in which case, provided that those conditions have been met, the Minister shall not decline to grant that person’s application for renewal of the licence during that extended period.

(5)  The registered fur management licence of a person

                               (a)    who ceases to be a senior holder or a partner, as the case may be, or

                              (b)    who ceases to hold the ongoing eligibility qualification referred to in subsection (1)(a),

is automatically cancelled on the occurrence of that event.

AR 143/97 s33;156/98;173/2003;158/2004;155/2008;
86/2012;65/2013

Registered fur management licence - entitlements

34(1)  A registered fur management licence authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to hunt fur‑bearing animals, and

                              (b)    if the registered fur management area to which the licence relates is north of the Red Deer River, to hunt, other than by trapping, up to 6 black bears

in the areas described in subsection (2).

(2)  The areas referred to in subsection (1) are

                               (a)    the registered fur management area to which the licence relates,

                              (b)    with the written approval of an appointed officer, another area in which the licence holder has been authorized in writing to hunt animals referred to in subsection (1) by the holder of the registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder relating to that area,

                               (c)    privately owned land of which the licence holder is the owner or occupant, and

                              (d)    those portions of a wildlife control area in respect of which the licence holder has been given written authorization to enter by an appointed officer under section 128(1)(a).

(3)  If a registered fur management area is described by reference to the bank or shore of a lake, river or other body of water that is vested in the Crown, that fur management area is deemed for the purposes of this Regulation to extend to that part of that water body that adjoins the land and that is distant from the shoreline by not more than 200 yards in perpendicular width, but does not extend to

                               (a)    a part of that water body that is situated beyond the centre line of the water body, or

                              (b)    an island in the water body.

(4)  If a registered fur management area is described by reference to a line, that area includes all land within 0.5 mile on each side of that line.

(5)  If the boundary of a registered fur management area is in dispute, the Minister may set the boundary, and the decision of the Minister is final.

AR 143/97 s34;155/2008

Resident fur management licence - eligibility

35   A person is eligible to obtain or hold a resident fur management licence if and only if he

                               (a)    is a resident,

                              (b)    is at least 14 years of age, and

                               (c)    has met the requirements described in section 33(1)(d).

                              (d)    repealed AR 156/98 s5.

AR 143/97 s35;156/98

Resident fur management licence - entitlements

36(1)  Subject to this section, a resident fur management licence authorizes its holder to hunt fur‑bearing animals, except otter and wolverine, on land that is not part of a registered fur management area and of which he is the owner or occupant or on which he has been authorized in writing, in the form set out in Form WA 19A of Schedule 16, to hunt fur‑bearing animals by a person entitled to give that authorization.

(2)  The right  to hunt referred to in subsection (1) extends to that part of a lake, river or other body of water vested in the Crown that adjoins the land referred to in subsection (1) and that is distant from the shoreline by not more than 200 yards in perpendicular width, but does not extend to

                               (a)    a part of that water body that is situated beyond the centre line of the water body,

                              (b)    an island in the water body, or

                               (c)    an area beyond the boundaries of the legal subdivision, quarter section, half section or section, as the case may be, of which the land referred to in subsection (1) is a part.

(3)  A resident fur management licence does not authorize trapping by means of a snare except to trap

                               (a)    squirrel,

                              (b)    weasel,

                               (c)    if the snare loop is totally submerged in water, beaver, or

                              (d)    wolf, coyote, fox or bobcat if

                                        (i)    the snare is a device consisting of a cable loop and a spring and trigger mechanism designed and set to capture that kind of fur‑bearing animal by tightening the cable loop on its foot or leg, and

                                              (A)    the thickness of the cable comprising the cable loop is 1/8 inch or less, and

                                              (B)    the diameter of the cable loop, when set, is not greater than 9 inches,

                                           or

                                      (ii)    the snare is a device designed and set to capture that kind of fur‑bearing animal by the neck and, where applicable, the specific use of a snare on the land referred to in subsection (1) has been authorized in writing by the person who provided the relevant authorization referred to in subsection (1).

(4)  An authorization referred to in subsection (1) or (3)(d)(ii) is a component part of the resident fur management licence.

AR 143/97 s36;216/2004;107/2005

Indian fur management licence - eligibility

37   A person is eligible to obtain or hold an Indian fur management licence if and only if he

                               (a)    is a resident,

                              (b)    is at least 14 years of age,

                               (c)    has met the requirements described in section 33(1)(d), and

                              (d)    is an Indian.

Indian fur management licence - entitlements

38   An Indian fur management licence authorizes its holder to hunt

                               (a)    fur‑bearing animals, and

                              (b)    black bear, other than by trapping,

on the land described in the licence.

Subsistence hunting licence - eligibility

39(1)  A person is eligible to obtain or hold a subsistence hunting licence if and only if

                               (a)    he is a resident, and

                              (b)    the Minister is satisfied that he is in dire need of sustenance for any of his family members, including his adult interdependent partner.

(2)  Repealed AR 234/2007 s2.

AR 143/97 s39;109/2003;234/2007

Subsistence hunting licence ‑ entitlements

40(1)  A subsistence hunting licence authorizes its holder, if any of his family members, including an adult interdependent partner, is in dire need of sustenance, to hunt the kind or kinds of animal, from among moose, elk and deer, and in the number, during the period and in the area, specified in the licence.

(2)  The period referred to in subsection (1) may, if the licence so specifies, be outside or notwithstanding the lack of an open season.

AR 143/97 s40;109/2003;234/2007

Cross-bow licence — eligibility

41(1)  In this section, “medically certified” involves the provision of the applicable confirmation by a physician, occupational therapist or physiotherapist to the Department, in writing and on the form provided by the Department.

(2)  A person is eligible to obtain or hold a cross‑bow licence if and only if he is an individual who

                               (a)    is

                                        (i)    a paraplegic,

                                      (ii)    a quadriplegic,

                                     (iii)    a hemiplegic,

                                     (iv)    a single above‑the knee lower limb amputee, or

                                       (v)    a double lower limb amputee,

                              (b)    suffers from any other physical condition, affliction or handicap that is permanent in nature and that involves an upper limb paralysis or amputation that prevents that individual from utilizing conventional archery equipment, or

                               (c)    suffers from any other physical condition, affliction or handicap involving an upper limb that is medically certified as one that

                                        (i)    will not improve within the next 3 years, and

                                      (ii)    prevents that individual from utilizing conventional archery equipment (being archery equipment consisting of a bow and arrow where the bow requires 40 pounds of pull to draw an arrow 28 inches in length to its head).

AR 143/97 s41;85/2011

Cross-bow, etc., licence — entitlements

42   The holder of a cross‑bow licence who also holds an applicable and valid licence to hunt big game during an archery only season may use a legal cross‑bow to hunt that big game during that season.

AR 143/97 s42;134/2002

Pheasant and Merriams turkey special licences — eligibility

43   A person is eligible to obtain or hold a pheasant licence or a Merriam’s turkey special licence if and only if he is the holder of a game bird licence.

Game bird shooting ground licence — eligibility

44   Only an adult resident, an extended non‑resident, a business corporation or a society is eligible to obtain or hold a game bird shooting ground licence.

AR 143/97 s44;59/2009

Game bird shooting ground licence — entitlements

45(1)  Subject to subsection (1.1), a game bird shooting ground licence authorizes its holder to sell, trade or barter or to offer to sell access to the privately owned land described in the licence for the purpose of enabling the hunting of pheasants, gray partridges and Merriam’s turkeys.

(1.1)  Notwithstanding the area description in the licence, a game bird shooting ground licence does not authorize the enabling of hunting on any land that lies within 200 yards of adjacent privately owned land that is owned or occupied other than by the person who owns or occupies the land licensed unless the licence holder has given notice in writing to the owner or occupant of that adjacent land that there will be a game bird shooting ground operated on the licensed land during the licence year. 

(2)  A game bird shooting ground licence is the licence in use for the purpose of section 49(3)(a) of the Act.

AR 143/97 s45;85/2011;93/2017

Collection licence - eligibility

46   A person is eligible to obtain or hold a collection licence if and only if

                               (a)    subject to clause (c), he holds

                                        (i)    a falconry permit,

                                      (ii)    a domestic cervid farm licence,

                                     (iii)    a zoo permit,

                                     (iv)    a research permit,

                                       (v)    a fur farm licence, or

                                     (vi)    a scientific permit issued under the Migratory Birds Regulations (Canada) (C.R.C. c. 1035),

                              (b)    where the collection licence authorizes only the capture of the wildlife, he either satisfies the Minister that he has the ability to capture efficiently and humanely wildlife of the kind specified in the licence or agrees to engage the services of a person who has that ability and who is named in the licence and specifically authorized by the licence so to capture that wildlife,

                           (b.1)    where the collection licence authorizes the killing of the wildlife, he satisfies the Minister that the killing will be conducted safely and efficiently and in accordance with all other applicable laws,

                               (c)    where the wildlife referred to in clause (b) is an endangered animal, he holds a zoo or a research permit, and

                              (d)    in the case of the holder of a recreational falconry permit, the licence does not authorize its holder to collect any falconry bird that would result in the collection by that individual of more than 2 falconry birds in any one fiscal year in total.

AR 143/97 s46;201/2002;188/2005;203/2014

Collection licence - entitlements

47(1)  A collection licence authorizes its holder to hunt wildlife in the number, kind and manner, and during the periods, specified in the licence.

(2)  The periods referred to in subsection (1) may be outside or notwithstanding the lack of an open season.

(3)  A collection licence is the licence referred to in the Act as the licence authorizing the collection of wildlife.

Damage control licence - eligibility

48   A person is eligible  to obtain or hold a damage control licence if and only if he

                               (a)    is a resident, or

                              (b)    is a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien and the land described in the licence is privately owned land that is owned or occupied by that individual.

Damage control licence - entitlements

49(1)  A damage control licence authorizes its holder to engage in the wildlife depredation control, including hunting, that is described in section 36(1) or 103(1)(w) of the Act and that is specified in the licence, or to authorize in writing another person to do so, in accordance with the conditions set out in section 96 of this Regulation and on the land described, and during the periods and in the manner specified, in the licence.

(2)  An authorization under subsection (1) must contain

                               (a)    the name, address and signature of the damage control licence holder giving the authorization,

                              (b)    the number of the damage control licence under which the authorization is given,

                               (c)    the name and address of the person to whom the authorization is given,

                              (d)    the date on which the authorization was signed by the licence holder, and

                               (e)    the legal description of the land where the activity is to take place.

(3)  The periods referred to in subsection (1) may, if the licence so specifies, be outside or notwithstanding the lack of an open season.

(4)  A damage control licence is the licence referred to in the Act as the licence authorizing the control of wildlife depredation.

AR 143/97 s49;251/2001

Hunter host licence - eligibility

50   Only an adult resident who is eligible to obtain or hold a recreational licence in accordance with section 29(1) is eligible to obtain or hold a hunter host licence, and such an individual is eligible to obtain or hold one (and only one) hunter host licence in any one fiscal year.

AR 143/97 s50;76/98;151/2001;107/2005

Hunter host licence - entitlements

51(1)  A hunter host licence authorizes its holder, at any one time, to guide the one or 2 non‑resident or non‑resident alien licence holders named in the licence while they are hunting wolf, coyote or big game that they are legally authorized to hunt, except that it does not authorize the hunter host

                               (a)    to accept any consideration for guiding,

                              (b)    to guide a non‑resident alien during any fiscal year if the holder has guided any non‑resident aliens under a hunter host licence in either of the 2 preceding fiscal years, or

                               (c)    to guide a non-resident alien who is not a related individual within the meaning of section 31(7) if the hunter host has already guided another non-resident alien who is not a related individual within that meaning in the same fiscal year.

(2)  A hunter host licence is the only licence that authorizes guiding.

AR 143/97 s51;151/2001;159/2006

Eligibility and Entitlements - Guides Designations

Designated guide authorizations - eligibility

52(1)  The kinds of authorizations prescribed for the purposes of section 22.1(1) of the Act are

                               (a)    a document, referred to in this Regulation as a big game guide’s designation, issued by the Minister to an adult resident or to an adult non‑resident who is a Canadian citizen or is admitted to permanent residence in Canada, and

                              (b)    a document, referred to in this Regulation as a bird game guide’s designation, issued by the Minister to an adult who is legally entitled to be employed in Canada.

(2)  All the provisions of this Regulation that apply with respect to licences, except this section and provisions that apply only with respect to recreational licences, also apply with respect to big game guides’ designations and bird game guides’ designations prescribed by subsection (1), if those provisions have the potential so to apply.

(3)  Provisions of the Act that apply only with respect to recreational licences are prescribed as exceptions for the purposes of section 22.1(2) of the Act.

AR 143/97 s52;174/2000;251/2001;105/2002;13/2010

Designated guide authorization ‑ entitlements

53(1)  Subject to this section, the big game guide’s designation referred to in section 52(1)(a) authorizes the designated guide who holds it, at any one time, to guide for gain or reward

                               (a)    one or 2 non‑resident or non‑resident alien licence holders while they are hunting wolf, coyote or big game that they are legally authorized to hunt, pursuant to a contract referred to in section 58(1)(a) or 59(a), or

                              (b)    any number of resident licence holders while they are hunting any such animal that they are legally authorized to hunt.

(1.1)  Subject to subsection (2), the bird game guide’s designation referred to in section 52(1)(b) authorizes the designated guide who holds it to guide for gain or reward non‑resident or non‑resident alien licence holders or both

                               (a)    while they are hunting game birds that they are legally authorized to hunt pursuant to a contract referred to in section 59.1, and

                              (b)    to the extent that those birds are migratory game birds, provided that

                                        (i)    that designated guide is employed by the holder of an outfitter‑guide (bird game) permit who then holds a waterfowl privilege in respect of the wildlife management unit in which the guiding services are to be provided,

                                      (ii)    that wildlife management unit is listed on the designated guide’s designation as one where that guide is so authorized to guide non‑resident or non‑resident alien hunters or both to hunt such birds, and

                                     (iii)    the applicable client hunter days limitation is complied with.

(2)  Guiding under subsection (1) or (1.1) is only authorized

                               (a)    on any given day, if the designated guide does no hunting on that day under the authority of a recreational licence, and

                              (b)    to the extent that any terms and conditions set by the Minister and of which the guide has written notice are complied with.

(3)  A big game guide’s designation does not authorize the designated guide to provide guiding services to a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien who is hunting under the authority of a licence authorizing the hunting of big game unless that licence is an allocated licence.

AR 143/97 s53;174/2000;105/2002;45/2013

Eligibility and Entitlements - Permits

Allocation process for certain licences

54(1)  In this section, “applicable licences” means non-resident and non-resident alien licences of a particular class or type authorizing the hunting of big game, wolf or coyote, whether generally or in a particular area.

(2)  If the number of applicable licences to be issued in any one fiscal year is to be limited, the Minister may issue a permit, comprising an allocation known as an “applicable licence allocation”, that allocates the applicable licences under a process established by the Minister that involves

                               (a)    applications to the Minister,

                              (b)    tenders or bids, or

                               (c)    any other procedure or combination of procedures decided by the Minister.

(2.1)   The Minister may issue a permit, comprising an allocation known as a “waterfowl privilege”, to (and only to) an outfitter‑guide (bird game) that provides, under a process established by the Minister that involves the process or processes referred to in subsection (2)(a) to (c), the entitlement to provide guiding services under a contract under section 59.1 to non‑resident or non‑resident alien hunters, or both, for the hunting of migratory game birds in a particular wildlife management unit in which hunting of such birds is allowed by Schedule 15.

(3)  The Minister may impose terms and conditions with respect to  any process established under subsection (2) or (2.1).

(4)  The Minister may issue an applicable licence allocation only to an outfitter‑guide (big game) and a non‑resident/non‑resident alien trophy sheep special licence allocation only to a class S outfitter-guide.

AR 143/97 s54;174/2000;45/2013

Client hunter days limitations and entitlements

54.1(1)  The Minister may limit the total number of days during which hunting may occur for which individual non‑resident or non‑resident alien hunters, or both, may be provided guiding services during the currency of their hunting licences to hunt migratory game birds in a particular wildlife management unit under contracts with outfitter‑guides (bird game) who hold waterfowl privileges in that wildlife management unit.

(2)  Where the Minister imposes a client hunter days limitation, the Minister shall, using a process established by the Minister, issue permits distributing the total numbers of days arising as a result of that limitation among one or more of the outfitter‑guides (bird game) referred to in subsection (1) as adjuncts to their waterfowl privileges.

(3)  As part of the process referred to in subsection (2), the distribution of client hunter days is to be preceded by notification of the distribution procedures to all existing holders of waterfowl privileges for the wildlife management unit in question.

AR 45/2013 s7

Transfer of allocations

55(1)  A class S outfitter‑guide who holds applicable licence allocations of non‑resident/non‑resident alien trophy sheep special licences may only transfer

                               (a)    all of the applicable licence allocations of those trophy sheep special licences held by him to one transferee only, or

                              (b)    either

                                        (i)    with the approval of the Minister, some or all of the applicable licence allocations of those trophy sheep special licences, other than those referred to in subclause (ii), held by him, or

                                      (ii)    all of the applicable licence allocations of those trophy sheep special licences held by him that are valid only in an open season that is restricted to hunting with a bow and arrow only,

                                  or both,

and only if the transfer is made to a person who is eligible to hold a Class S outfitter‑guide permit and is approved by the Minister.

(2)  An outfitter‑guide (big game) may transfer all or any of his applicable licence allocations that are not of non‑resident/ non‑resident alien trophy sheep special licences to another outfitter‑guide (big game) specified by that outfitter‑guide, if the Minister approves the transfer.

(2.1)  An outfitter‑guide (bird game) who holds a waterfowl privilege may, in accordance with a process established by the Minister, transfer it to another outfitter‑guide (bird game) specified by that outfitter‑guide, if the Minister approves the transfer.

(3)  On the death of an individual holder or the liquidation or winding-up of a corporate holder of an allocation, the allocation may be transferred to a person who is eligible under section 54(2.1) or (4), as the case may be, to be issued it if the Minister approves the transfer in writing.

AR 143/97 s55;174/2000;45/2013

Transfer of client hunter days permit

55.1(1)  An outfitter‑guide (bird game) who has a client hunter days permit for a wildlife management unit may transfer that permit to another outfitter‑guide (bird game) who holds a waterfowl privilege for that unit and who is specified by that outfitter‑guide, if the Minister approves the transfer.

(2)  On the death of an individual holder or the liquidation or winding‑up of a corporate holder of a permit referred to in subsection (1), the permit may be transferred to a person who is eligible under section 54.1(1) to be issued it if the Minister approves the transfer in writing.

AR 45/2013 s9

Classification of outfitter-guide permits

56   An outfitter‑guide permit is subdivided into Class S, Class T and Bird Game outfitter‑guide permits.

AR 143/97 s56;174/2000

Outfitter-guide permits - eligibility

57(1)  Subject to this section, a person is eligible to obtain or hold an outfitter‑guide (big game) permit if and only if that person

                               (a)    is an individual who is an adult resident or non‑resident who, in the case of a non‑resident, is a Canadian citizen or has been admitted to permanent residence in Canada, and who holds a big game guide’s designation, or

                              (b)    is a business corporation or society at least one of whose current officers is an individual described in clause (a).

(1.1)  Subject to subsection (2), a person is eligible to obtain or hold an outfitter‑guide (bird game) permit if and only if that person

                               (a)    is an individual who holds a bird game guide’s designation, or

                              (b)    is a business corporation or society at least one of whose current officers is an individual who holds such a designation.

(2)  The Minister shall not issue an outfitter‑guide permit unless the applicant demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Minister that any deposits furnished to the applicant by persons to whom guiding services are to be provided will be protected.

(2.1)  The Minister shall not issue an outfitter‑guide permit that is to be valid on or after April 1 of any fiscal year if the applicant had a duty to forward, but has not yet forwarded, to the Service the report referred to in section 143(3) for activities undertaken in the previous fiscal year.

(3)  An individual is eligible to obtain or hold a Class S outfitter‑guide permit if and only if, in addition to meeting the requirements of subsection (1)(a), he

                               (a)    was an outfitter‑guide on March 31, 1988,

                              (b)    is the spouse or adult interdependent partner or child of an individual who was an outfitter‑guide on that date, that individual now being deceased or incapacitated through injury or disease, or

                               (c)    is specified in a transfer under section 55(1) as the transferee of an allocation of non‑resident/non‑resident alien trophy sheep special licences.

(4)  A business corporation or a society is eligible to obtain or hold a Class S outfitter‑guide permit if and only if, in addition to meeting the requirements of subsection (1)(b), at least one of its current officers meets the requirements of subsection (3)(a), (b) or (c).

AR 143/97 s57;156/98;174/2000;109/2003;188/2005;71/2008;117/2009

Class S outfitter-guide permit - entitlements

58(1)  A Class S outfitter‑guide permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to enter into a contract with a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien for the provision to that individual of guiding services respecting the hunting by that individual of big game under an allocated licence, or wolf or coyote, and

                              (b)    to apply, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the permit, for a licence on that individual’s behalf authorizing that hunting.

(1.1)  A Class S outfitter‑guide permit also authorizes its holder to enter into a contract with a resident for the provision to that resident of guiding services respecting any lawful hunting by that resident of big game, wolf or coyote.

(2)  During the period established by the Minister of 1, 2, 3 or 4 years commencing as at the end of the initial permit year prior to renewal for which the class S outfitter‑guide holds the permit for the first time, and provided that the holder

                               (a)    has been in compliance with the Act and this Regulation,

                              (b)    remains eligible, and

                               (c)    has applied for renewal of the permit each year possible on the basis of the same trophy sheep allocations that pertained at the beginning of that initial permit year,

the Minister shall grant each such application for renewal of the permit on those same terms.

(3)  The Minister may, at any time before the finish of the period established under subsection (2), extend that period by one year, provided that the total at any one time of the combined periods of guaranteed permit holding under subsection (2) and this subsection (including the initial permit year referred to in subsection (2)) does not exceed 5 years.

AR 143/97 s58;173/2003

Class T outfitter-guide permit - entitlements

59(1)  A Class T outfitter‑guide permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to enter into a contract with a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien for the provision to that individual of guiding services respecting the hunting by that individual of big game, except trophy sheep, under an allocated licence, or wolf or coyote, and

                              (b)    to apply, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the permit, for a licence on that individual’s behalf authorizing  that hunting.

(2)  A Class T outfitter‑guide permit also authorizes its holder to enter into a contract with a resident for the provision to that resident of guiding services respecting any lawful hunting by that resident of big game, except trophy sheep, wolf or coyote.

AR 143/97 s59;173/2003

Bird game outfitter-guide permit - entitlements

59.1   An outfitter‑guide (bird game) permit authorizes its holder to enter into a contract with a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien for the provision to that individual of guiding services respecting the hunting by that individual of game birds.

AR 174/2000 s10

Off-highway vehicle permit - eligibility

60   A person is entitled to obtain or hold an off‑highway vehicle permit if and only if he is an individual

                               (a)    described in section 41(2)(a), or

                              (b)    who suffers from any other physical condition, affliction or handicap that is permanent in nature and that prevents him from hunting by ambulation beyond 100 yards in normal hunting terrain.

AR 143/97 s60;93/2017

Off-highway vehicle permit - entitlements

61  Holding an off-highway vehicle permit entitles the holder to the benefit of the exemptions created for such permits by sections 114 and 120(3)(a) of this Regulation.

AR 143/97 s61;159/2006

Weapons discharge permit - eligibility

61.1   A person is eligible to obtain or hold a weapons discharge permit if and only if that person is an individual who

                               (a)    is a paraplegic or a quadriplegic or suffers from any other physical condition, affliction or handicap that is permanent in nature and renders the person incapable of walking, and

                              (b)    requires a wheelchair or similar wheeled implement for daily ambulation.

AR 134/2002 s7

Weapons discharge permit - entitlements

61.2   Holding a weapons discharge permit entitles the holder to the benefit of

                               (a)    the section 9.1 exemption, and

                              (b)    the exemptions created for such permits by sections 114 and 120(3)(a) of this Regulation.

AR 134/2002 s7;159/2006

Falconry permits - eligibility

62(1)  A person is entitled to obtain or hold a recreational falconry permit if the person is an individual who

                               (a)    is a resident,

                              (b)    is at least 14 years of age,

                               (c)    is a member of the Alberta Falconry Association, and

                              (d)    will conduct the falconry activities from a facility in Alberta that is approved by the Minister.

(2)  A person is entitled to obtain or hold a commercial falconry permit if the person

                               (a)    is an individual who is an adult resident or an extended non‑resident, is a member of the Alberta Falconry Association and maintains a facility in Alberta that is approved by the Minister, or

                              (b)    is a business corporation or a society that

                                        (i)    maintains a facility in Alberta that is approved by the Minister, and

                                      (ii)    satisfies the Minister that the falconry birds authorized to be kept under the permit will be in the direct care of an adult member of the Alberta Falconry Association.

AR 143/97 s62;59/2009

Recreational falconry permit - entitlements

63   Subject to section 65, a recreational falconry permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to possess not more than 4 of his own falconry birds, and their off‑spring under the age of 6 months,

                              (b)    to traffic in not more than 4 falconry birds in any one fiscal year with a person who is authorized by or under the Act to possess falconry birds, and

                               (c)    to have custody and possession of the falconry birds of another falconry permit holder  for a period not exceeding 90 days, if the permit holder giving custody of the birds provides written consent, signed by him, specifying

                                        (i)    the date on which the custody is given,

                                      (ii)    the type and number of the permit held by the permit holder giving custody,

                                     (iii)    the kind, and the serial numbers and letters on the leg band, of each bird, and

                                     (iv)    the period over which custody of the birds is given to the permit holder taking custody.

Commercial falconry permit - entitlements

64   Subject to section 65, a commercial falconry permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to possess any number of his own falconry birds,

                              (b)    to traffic in falconry birds with a person who is authorized by or under the Act to possess falconry birds, and

                               (c)    to have temporary custody and possession of the falconry birds of another falconry permit holder, subject to written consent, on the basis set out in section 63(c).

Limitations on falconry permit entitlements

65   A falconry permit does not authorize its holder

                               (a)    to possess a falconry bird

                                        (i)    that does not bear a leg band, unless

                                              (A)    the bird is under 22 days old, or

                                              (B)    the bird’s leg band has been lost or accidentally defaced or destroyed and not more than 5 days have passed since that holder learned of that fact,

                                           or

                                      (ii)    that was collected from the wild outside Alberta and that was imported into Alberta under an import permit, unless the Minister is satisfied that the jurisdiction in which it was collected authorized its exportation from that jurisdiction,

                              (b)    to possess live hybrid off‑spring resulting from the crossing of 2 kinds of falconry bird unless the possession of live hybrid off‑spring resulting from the crossing of 2 falconry birds of those specific kinds is specifically authorized by that permit, or

                               (c)    to traffic in a falconry bird

                                        (i)    that does not bear a leg band, or

                                      (ii)    repealed AR 105/2002 s14,

                                     (iii)    that bears a Hess band, unless the bird was imported into Alberta under an import permit and the Minister is satisfied that the jurisdiction that issued the leg band authorized the bird’s exportation from that jurisdiction.

AR 143/97 s65;105/2002;217/2002

Permit to possess found dead wildlife - eligibility and transfer

66(1)  Any resident who, on land where that resident has a right to be, finds dead wildlife that has not been shot, trapped or poisoned and that is not an endangered animal and who delivers it to an appointed officer is eligible to obtain or hold a permit to possess found dead wildlife in respect of that wildlife.

(2)  A permit to possess found dead wildlife may be transferred to an individual who is a resident if

                               (a)    the transfer is approved by the Minister, and

                              (b)    there is no consideration for the transfer.

AR 143/97 s66;105/2002;142/2007

Permit to possess found dead wildlife - entitlements

67(1)  A permit to possess found dead wildlife authorizes its holder to possess the dead wildlife referred to in section 66(1) that is specified in the permit, and the transferee of such a permit is authorized to possess the wildlife specified in the permit transferred notwithstanding that the transferee did not find it.

(2)  The wildlife may be marked by the appointed officer to whom it is delivered for identification in a manner approved by the Minister.

Import permit - eligibility

68(1)  The Minister may issue an import permit, with respect to a live wildlife or controlled animal that is to be imported into Alberta and that is of the kind specified in the permit, to

                               (a)    a resident who is legally authorized to possess the animal live in Alberta on its importation, or

                              (b)    a non-resident or a non-resident alien who is authorized by the laws of the jurisdiction from which the animal is to be exported to possess the animal and to export it from that jurisdiction.

(2)  Repealed AR 2/2001 s2.

AR 143/97 s68;2/2001

Import permit - entitlements

69(1)  Subject to subsection (2), an import permit authorizes its holder to import into Alberta live wildlife or controlled animals of the kind and in the number specified in the permit.

(2)  An import permit issued to a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien authorizes its holder

                               (a)    as it applies to falconry birds, to import into Alberta not more than 4 falconry birds, to possess them there for not more than 90 days and then to export them, or

                              (b)    as it applies to other wildlife and to controlled animals, as well as importing them under subsection (1), to possess the animals for the period specified in the permit and then to export them.

(3)  Instead of exporting the animals referred to in subsection (2) (a) or (b), the import permit also authorizes its holder to traffic in them with persons authorized by or under the Act to possess them.

AR 143/97 s69;201/2002

Export permit - eligibility

70(1)  Subject to this section, the Minister may issue an export permit to a person who lawfully possesses wildlife of the kind specified in the permit and who wishes to export it from Alberta.

(2)  An export permit for a dead unprocessed migratory game bird may not be issued if more than 5 days have elapsed since the close of the open season for the migratory game bird.

(3)  The holder of a falconry permit is not eligible to obtain or hold an export permit in respect of a falconry bird

                               (a)    that does not bear a leg band, or

                              (b)    that bears a Hess band unless,

                                        (i)    if the bird was collected from the wild in Alberta, the export permit specifies that the bird is to be returned to Alberta within 90 days after the date of issue of the export permit, or

                                      (ii)    the bird was collected from the wild outside Alberta.

AR 143/97 s70;151/2001;105/2002

Export permit - entitlements

71(1)  Subject to this section, an export permit authorizes its holder to export wildlife of the kind specified in the permit.

(1.1)  An export permit that is issued to the holder of a falconry permit to authorize the exportation of a falconry bird may, in addition to authorizing that exportation, authorize the subsequent importation into Alberta of the same bird on the condition that the importation occurs within 90 days of that exportation.

(2)  An export permit may not authorize the exportation of a dead bear or any part of a dead bear except

                               (a)    the red meat, other than the gall bladder or paws,

                              (b)    the head or skull,

                               (c)    the complete skin, including the claws, and

                              (d)    a part of the skin that is processed.

AR 143/97 s71;105/2002

Taxidermy, tannery and fur dealer permits - eligibility

72(1)  A person is eligible to obtain or hold a taxidermy permit, a tannery permit or a fur dealer permit if the person is an adult resident, an extended non‑resident, a business corporation or a society.

(2)  Repealed AR 224/97 s2.

AR 143/97 s72;224/97;59/2009

Taxidermy or tannery permit - entitlements

73   A taxidermy permit or a tannery permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to process wildlife lawfully acquired by others for gain or reward on the permit premises, other than in the living quarters of a private dwelling, and

                              (b)    to purchase skins of fur‑bearing animals from the holder of a Class 1 fur dealer permit on the fur dealer’s permit premises for the purpose of processing.

Classification of fur dealer permits

74   A fur dealer permit is subdivided into Class 1 and Class 2 fur dealer permits.

Fur dealer permits - entitlements

75(1)  A Class 1 fur dealer permit authorizes its holder to traffic in skins of fur‑bearing animals with a person who is legally entitled to traffic in those skins, on that fur dealer’s permit premises other than in the living quarters of a private dwelling.

(2)  A Class 2 fur dealer permit authorizes its holder to purchase skins of fur‑bearing animals anywhere in Alberta on behalf of the holder of a Class 1 fur dealer permit named in the permit.

Zoo permit ‑ eligibility

76(1)  In this section, “zoo standards” means those portions of the document entitled “Government of Alberta Standards for Zoos in Alberta” and prepared by the Alberta Zoo Standards Committee established jointly by the Department and the Department responsible for agriculture, that

                               (a)    are contained in Section II, entitled “Standards Within the Mandate of Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development ‑ the Wildlife Act and Regulations”,

                              (b)    are contained in Section IVA, Appendix 1 (other than Item 3 entitled “3.  How the Application Will be Processed”), and

                               (c)    consist of all definitions, except that of “accredited zoo”, contained in Appendix 4 in Section IVD,

of that document, which portions of that full document, as originally issued, form an attachment to the Wildlife (Zoo Standards Application) Amendment Regulation, as those portions are amended to the relevant time.

(2)  The Minister adopts the zoo standards as regulations and, for the purposes of construing the Act and this Regulation, other than subsection (3), the zoo standards are deemed to be a part of this Regulation.

(3)  In the event of any inconsistency between the zoo standards and this Regulation, the latter prevails.

(4)  The Minister may issue a zoo permit to an adult resident, an extended non‑resident, a business corporation or a society

                               (a)    that proposes to operate a zoo in accordance with a zoo plan approved in accordance with section 78, and

                              (b)    that, and whose zoo, fully meet all applicable laws and all additional requirements of the zoo standards.

(5) to (8)  Repealed AR 221/2005 s4.

AR 143/97 s76;221/2005;59/2009;170/2012

Wildlife rehabilitation permit - eligibility

77   The Minister may issue a wildlife rehabilitation permit to an adult resident, a business corporation or a society that

                               (a)    proposes to operate a wildlife rehabilitation facility in accordance with a wildlife rehabilitation facility plan approved in accordance with section 78, and

                              (b)    at the time of applying for the permit or renewal of the permit, meets those standards concerning facilities and husbandry that are prepared by the Alberta Wildlife Rehabilitators Association, adopted by the Minister and available for inspection by the public in the Department’s Fish and Wildlife Policy Branch in Edmonton.

AR 143/99 s77;251/99;78/2014

Zoo and wildlife rehabilitation permit plans

78(1)  A person applying for a zoo or a wildlife rehabilitation permit, whether initially or on a renewal, must apply to the  Regional Head of Wildlife Management for approval of a written plan authorizing the activities referred to in section 79 or 80 respectively.

(2)  A plan for a wildlife rehabilitation facility must

                               (a)    name a veterinarian whose services will be available to care for the animals held in the facility, and

                              (b)    to the extent, if any, required by the Regional Head of Wildlife Management, include requirements as to the records or reports, or both, referred to in section 151.

(3)  The Regional Head of Wildlife Management may approve the plan submitted under subsection (1) in writing.

(4)  A plan approved under subsection (3) may be amended with the approval of the Regional Head of Wildlife Management.

AR 143/97 s78;105/2002

Zoo permit - entitlements

79  A zoo permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to operate, on land specified in the permit being

                                        (i)    land in a Metis settlement, or

                                      (ii)    other land that is not public land,

                                       a zoo that, in the case of wildlife and controlled animals held there, is maintained primarily for the purpose of providing public viewing,

                              (b)    to traffic in such animals with persons authorized by or  under the Act to possess them, and

                               (c)    to possess live wildlife and controlled animals for the purposes referred to in clauses (a) and (b),

in accordance with the plan approved in relation to such a permit pursuant to section 78.

AR 143/97 s79;151/2001

Wildlife rehabilitation permit ‑ entitlements

80   A wildlife rehabilitation permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to operate, on land specified in the permit being

                                        (i)    land in a Metis settlement, or

                                      (ii)    other land that is not public land,

                                       a wildlife rehabilitation facility primarily for the purpose of rehabilitating injured, diseased or orphaned wildlife or any other wildlife that is not fully capable of surviving in the wild, and

                              (b)    to possess live wildlife for that purpose,

in accordance with the plan approved in relation to such a permit pursuant to section 78.

AR 143/97 s80;151/2001

Research permit - eligibility

81   The Minister may issue a research permit to an adult, a business corporation or a society that is involved in research or education and that submits a plan for the research or educational programs that is approved in accordance with section 82.

Research permit - entitlements and approval of plan

82(1)  A research permit authorizes its holder to possess wildlife and live controlled animals in accordance with a plan approved pursuant to this section.

(2)  A person applying for a research permit, whether initially or on a renewal, must apply to the Minister for approval of a written plan authorizing the conduct of research or educational programs at the location specified in the plan.

(3)  The Minister may approve the plan submitted under subsection (2) in writing.

(4)  A plan approved under subsection (3) may be amended with the approval of the Minister.

AR 143/97 s82;46/2000;105/2002

Wildlife acquisition permit - eligibility

83   The Minister may issue a wildlife acquisition permit to an adult non‑resident or non‑resident alien

                               (a)    if the applicant satisfies the Regional Head of Wildlife Management that he has a use outside Alberta for the live wildlife described in the permit, and

                              (b)    the Regional Head of Wildlife Management has approved that use.

AR 143/97 s83;105/2002

Wildlife acquisition permit - entitlements

84(1)  A wildlife acquisition permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to purchase for export from Alberta the live wildlife described in the permit, and

                              (b)    to possess it for that purpose.

(2)  Wildlife referred to in subsection (1) may not be wildlife that is the property of the Crown.

Game bird farm permit - eligibility

85   Only an adult resident, an extended non‑resident, a business corporation or a society that holds land in a Metis settlement or any other land that is not public land is eligible to obtain or hold a game bird farm permit.

AR 143/97 s85;151/2001;59/2009

Game bird farm permit - entitlements

86   A game bird farm permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    to possess migratory game birds on the land described in the permit, which must be land described in section 85,

                           (a.1)    to possess other migratory birds of the family Anatidae that are lawfully possessed under an avicultural permit issued under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 (Canada) and the regulations under that Act, and

                              (b)    to traffic in migratory birds so far as authorized by the Migratory Birds Convention Act (Canada) and the regulations under that Act.

AR 143/97 s86;142/2007

Commercial dog training permit - eligibility

87   The Minister may issue a commercial dog training permit to an adult, a business corporation or a society that wishes to train dogs for the purpose of hunting wildlife or retrieving game birds for gain or reward.

AR 143/97 s87;151/2001

Commercial dog training permit - entitlements

87.1(1)  A commercial dog training permit authorizes its holder to train dogs for the purpose of hunting wildlife or retrieving game birds for gain or reward and is specifically the permit referred to in section 50 of the Act so far as that section refers to the training of dogs.

(2)   Notwithstanding subsection (1), a commercial dog training permit may not authorize the training of dogs within Townships 1 to 8, Ranges 1 to 11, west of the fourth meridian.

AR 151/2001 s12

Dog trialing permit - eligibility

88   The Minister may issue a dog trialing permit to a person who wishes to hold a field trial for dogs sanctioned by an organized group of persons involved in dog training or trialing.

AR 143/97 s88;151/2001

Dog trialing permit - entitlements

88.1(1)  A dog trialing permit authorizes its holder to hold field trials for dogs for the purpose of hunting wildlife or retrieving game birds and is specifically the permit referred to in section 50 of the Act so far as that section refers to the holding of field trials for dogs.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a dog trialing permit may not authorize the holding of a field trial for dogs within Townships 1 to 8, Ranges 1 to 11, west of the fourth meridian.

AR 151/2001 s12

Sale of wildlife permit - eligibility

89   Only the holder of a zoo permit or a research permit is eligible to obtain or hold a sale of wildlife permit.

Sale of wildlife permit - entitlements

90(1)  A sale of wildlife permit authorizes its holder

                               (a)    if that holder holds a zoo permit, to traffic in parts of dead wildlife possessed under the authority of that zoo permit,  and

                              (b)    if that holder holds a research permit, to traffic in wildlife possessed under the authority of that research permit,

with a person or class of persons specified in the sale of wildlife permit.

(2)  The Minister may establish or continue, for the purposes of administering the sale of wildlife permit, a system for the registration for sale and tagging of wildlife parts to be sold.

Temporary shelter permit - eligibility

91   Only an adult resident, a business corporation or a society is eligible to obtain or hold a temporary shelter permit.

Temporary shelter permit - entitlements

92   A temporary shelter permit authorizes its holder to possess the wildlife or controlled animal specified in the permit for the period of time so specified.

93   Repealed AR 203/2014 s6.

Part 4
Hunting and Related Activities

General Rules for Hunting

Open seasons

94   Schedule 15 establishes the open seasons.

Provision and offering of guiding services

95(1)  A person shall not provide or cause to be provided guiding services, or accept any consideration respecting the provision of guiding services, to a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien who hunts or wishes to hunt wolf, coyote or big game unless

                               (a)    he is an outfitter‑guide (big game),

                              (b)    the guiding services are to be provided pursuant to a contract referred to in section 58(1)(a) or 59(1)(a), or

                               (c)    in the case of a person only providing guiding services, that person is lawfully guiding under the authority of a hunter host licence.

(2)  Only an outfitter‑guide (big game) may enter into a contract with a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien that purports to authorize anyone to provide the guiding services referred to in subsection (1), and, if any other person purports to do so, the purported contract is void.

(3)  An outfitter‑guide (big game) shall not enter into a contract with a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien for the provision of guiding services to that individual respecting the hunting of big game except under an allocated licence.

(3.05)  An outfitter‑guide (bird game) shall not enter into a contract with a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien for the provision of guiding services to that individual respecting the hunting of migratory game birds unless

                               (a)    that outfitter‑guide holds a waterfowl privilege for the wildlife management unit where the guiding services are allowed by Schedule 15 and are to be provided, and

                              (b)    if a client hunter days limitation has been imposed in respect of that unit, that outfitter‑guide holds sufficient client hunter days to enable the provision of those guiding services.

(3.1)  A person shall not accept any consideration respecting the provision of guiding services to a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien who hunts or wishes to hunt game birds unless

                               (a)    he is  an outfitter‑guide (bird game),

                              (b)    the guiding services are to be provided pursuant to a contract referred to in section 59.1, or

                               (c)    in the case of pheasants, gray partridges or Merriam’s turkeys, he is lawfully assisting others to hunt such birds on a game bird shooting ground.

(3.2)  Only a person authorized to accept consideration under subsection (3.1)(a) or, if applicable, subsection (3.1)(c) may enter into a contract with a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien that purports to authorize anyone to provide the guiding services referred to in subsection (3.1), and, if any other person purports to do so, the purported contract is void.

(4)  A person shall not provide or cause to be provided guiding services referred to in subsection (1), or guide for gain or reward and accompany any hunter referred to in subsection (3.1), on privately held land unless

                               (a)    authorization for those services or that guiding has been given by the person in possession of the land (in clause (b) called “the landholder”), and

                              (b)    the guide is or will be carrying on his person

                                        (i)    the name, address and telephone number of the landholder, and

                                      (ii)    if that address is not that of the landholder’s residence, the legal description of the land on which that residence is located.

(5)  Where it is proved to the satisfaction of the court trying a case that

                               (a)    a designated guide who has assisted a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien to hunt has contravened any provision of this Act in doing so, and

                              (b)    the outfitter‑guide who employed that guide consented to or knew or should fairly be regarded as having consented to or having known about the circumstances giving rise to that contravention,

then, whether or not the guide has been prosecuted for the contravention, the outfitter‑guide is also a party to and guilty of the offence relating to the contravention and is separately liable to the penalty provided for the offence.

(6)  This section applies notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any of sections 58 to 59.1.

AR 143/97 s95;174/2000;151/2001;45/2013

Disturbance, etc., of wildlife habitation

96   Section 36(1) of the Act applies

                               (a)    to the nests and dens, so far as applicable, of

                                        (i)    endangered animals that are treated under section 7 the same as non‑game animals other than raven, throughout Alberta and throughout the year,

                                    (i.1)    upland game birds throughout Alberta and throughout the year,

                                      (ii)    migratory game birds, migratory insectivorous birds and migratory nongame birds as defined in the Migratory Birds Convention Act (Canada), throughout Alberta and throughout the year, and

                                     (iii)    bats throughout Alberta and from September 1 in one year to April 30 in the next,

                           (a.1)    to the dens of snakes used as hibernacula or birthing dens, throughout Alberta and throughout the year,

                              (b)    to the houses and dens of beaver, on any land that is not privately owned land described in section 1(1)(z)(i) or (ii) of the Act throughout the year,

                               (c)    to the houses, nests and dens of all wildlife, in a wildlife sanctuary throughout the year, and

                              (d)    to the nests of game birds, in a game bird sanctuary throughout the year.

AR 143/97 s96;107/2000;151/2001;251/2001;105/2002;83/2007;
146/2013

Order to remove wildlife and destroy beaver habitat

97(1)  If

                               (a)    it is shown to the Minister that wildlife on privately owned land is causing or is likely to cause damage to any other property, and

                              (b)    the owner or occupant of the land, after being given written notice of the problem and sufficient opportunity to have the problem rectified, fails either to undertake or to authorize another person to undertake action to stop or prevent the damage or likely damage,

the Minister may in writing order the owner or occupant to remove the wildlife and, if the wildlife is beaver, to destroy and remove any beaver dam or beaver house on the land, within the period of time specified in the order.

(2)  A person who has been given an order under subsection (1) may, instead of carrying out the order himself, in writing authorize another person to carry it out.

(3)  If a person who has been given an order under subsection (1) does not comply with it within the specified period, the Minister may authorize an officer to enter the land, with any assistants the officer considers necessary, to carry out the work called for by the order.

(4)  The owner or occupant of the land is liable to and shall pay the Minister for the cost of work carried out under subsection (3), and that cost may be recovered by the Minister as a debt owing to the Crown.

(5)  The authorization under subsection (2) must contain

                               (a)    the name, address and signature of the person giving the authorization and the date when it was signed,

                              (b)    the legal description of the land where the removal or destruction is to take place, and

                               (c)    the name and address of the person to whom the authorization is given.

AR 143/97 s97;28/2000

Affixation and removal of tags, and evidence of sex and species

98(1)  A person who kills a wildlife animal referred to in this section under a licence as a part of which one or more tags have been issued shall securely affix the tag or tags by locking

                               (a)    in the case of a trophy sheep or goat,

                                        (i)    one tag through the nostril, and

                                      (ii)    after the skin is removed from the skull, one tag around the lower bone of the eye socket,

                              (b)    in the case of a moose, elk, white‑tailed deer, mule deer, antelope, bison or non‑trophy sheep, one tag through the space between the bone and the tendon of a hind leg directly above the hock and around either the bone or the tendon,

                               (c)    in the case of a bear or cougar, one tag to the skin, and

                              (d)    in the case of a Merriam’s turkey, one tag

                                        (i)    through the nares, or

                                      (ii)    through the patagium of a wing that has not been removed from the carcass.

(1.1)  A person who holds a principal or a partner special licence and who kills an animal under the authority of that licence shall forthwith ensure that the holder of the associated special licence is made aware of that fact and, where the kill was made by the partner licence holder, the principal licence holder shall, immediately on being so notified, go to the location of the carcass and, immediately on arriving there, affix the tag issued with the principal licence to the carcass in the same manner as is set out in subsection (1)(b).

(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), a paper tag issued in conjunction with a special licence is to be affixed and locked in accordance with the instructions given on the reverse side of the paper tag.

(3)  A person shall not remove an affixed tag

                               (a)    in the case of a tag affixed under subsection (1)(a)(i) or (c), until the skin is processed,

                              (b)    in the case of a tag affixed under subsection (1)(a)(ii), until the trophy sheep or goat is reported and delivered under section 130(2),

                           (b.1)    in the case of a tag affixed under subsection (1)(b), until the carcass is

                                        (i)    delivered to the usual place of residence of a resident that is neither a business premises nor attached to such a premises and, with that resident in attendance, is subsequently butchered, cut up and packaged at that location for consumption, or

                                      (ii)    delivered to an appointed officer who authorizes that removal in writing incidental to the authorization given under subsection (4)(c),

                                  or

                               (c)    in the case of a tag affixed under subsection (1)(b) (without limiting the effect of clause (b.1)) or (d), until the carcass is

                                        (i)    delivered to the usual place of residence of the individual who killed the animal and is butchered, cut up and packaged for consumption, or

                                      (ii)    delivered to premises in respect of which there is a valid and subsisting permit authorizing the operation of a food establishment issued under the Food Regulation (AR 31/2006) or a licence for the operation of an abattoir issued under the Meat Inspection Act and is butchered, cut up and packaged for consumption.

                                     (iii)    repealed AR 85/2011 s6.

(4)  A person shall not remove from the part of the carcass of an animal to which a tag has been affixed in accordance with subsection (1)(b), the evidence specified in subsection (5) of the sex and species of the animal, until the carcass is delivered to

                               (a)    the premises referred to in subsection (3)(b.1)(i) or (c)(i) and is butchered, cut up and packaged for consumption,

                              (b)    premises described in subsection (3)(c)(ii), or

                               (c)    an appointed officer, who authorizes that removal in writing.

(5)  The evidence referred to in subsection (4) of the sex and species of an animal is

                               (a)    the testicles, scrotum or udder and also, in the case of a white‑tailed deer or a mule deer, the completely haired tail,

                              (b)    if the animal has horns or antlers, the head with the horns or antlers attached, or

                               (c)    if the animal does not have horns or antlers, the head complete with the skin.

(6)  A person who possesses the carcass of an elk, antelope or non‑trophy sheep that is male and to which a tag has been affixed in accordance with subsection (1)(b) shall retain, with the carcass, the complete skull plate with the horns or antlers intact until the carcass is delivered to the premises referred to in subsection (3)(b.1)(i) or (c)(i) and is butchered, cut up and packaged for consumption, or to premises described in subsection (3)(c)(ii).

(6.1)  A person who possesses the carcass of a moose killed under the authority of a calf moose special licence and to which a tag has been affixed in accordance with subsection (1)(b) shall retain, with the carcass, the complete head until the carcass has been delivered to the premises referred to in subsection (3)(b.1)(i) or (c)(i) and is butchered, cut up and packaged for consumption, or to premises described in subsection (3)(c)(ii). 

(7)  A person who possesses the skin of a cougar or a grizzly bear shall retain, affixed to the skin, the scrotum or a teat or a portion of the mammary gland until the skin has been delivered to an appointed officer in accordance with section 130(4) or (4.1) respectively.

(8)  Repealed AR 151/2001 s15.

AR 143/97 s98;176/2000;151/2001;201/2002;159/2006;
71/2008;85/2011

Hunting in sanctuary

99(1)  Subject to any specific provisions of this Regulation, an individual may hunt in any sanctuary that is not a wildlife sanctuary, a corridor wildlife sanctuary or a game bird sanctuary.

(2)  An individual may hunt wildlife in a wildlife sanctuary, a corridor wildlife sanctuary or a game bird sanctuary to the extent that the hunting in that sanctuary is expressly authorized by a licence held by him.

(2.05)  An individual may hunt wildlife other than game birds in a game bird sanctuary if that individual is authorized by this Regulation to hunt wildlife of that kind generally in a wildlife management unit in which that game bird sanctuary is located.

(2.1)  A person who holds a registered fur management licence for a registered fur management area, or a person holding a section 4(1)(e), (f), (g), (h) or (i) exemption with authority to hunt in that area may, if a portion of the registered fur management area falls within a corridor wildlife sanctuary,

                               (a)    trap fur‑bearing animals, and

                              (b)    kill a fur­‑bearing animal that is caught in a trap, with or without the use of a firearm,

in the portion of the registered fur management area that falls within that sanctuary.

(3)  A person shall not hunt migratory game birds in a restricted area described in Part 3, or upland game birds in a restricted area described in Item 1 of Part 3, of Schedule 11 unless the person

                               (a)    is hunting after October 31 and during the remainder of the open season, or

                              (b)    holds a damage control licence or a collection licence that expressly authorizes that activity there.

AR 143/97 s99;224/97;158/2004;177/2004

Hunting in section 9, township 40, range 21

99.1   A person shall not hunt migratory game birds in section 9, township 40, range 21 unless the person

                               (a)    is hunting after October 31 and during the remainder of the open season, or

                              (b)    holds a damage control licence or a collection licence that expressly authorizes that activity there.

AR 134/2002 s8

Hunting in migratory bird lure site

100   A person shall not hunt in a migratory bird lure site.

Hunting in wildlife control area

101  A person shall not hunt in a wildlife control area except in accordance with section 34(1) and in an area referred to in section 34(2)(d).

Hunting in habitat conservation area

102   A person shall not hunt in a habitat conservation area unless

                               (a)    hunting in that area is expressly stated by a sign erected by the Minister to be authorized, or

                              (b)    that person is expressly authorized by a letter signed by the Minister to hunt there.

Hunting of Particular Kinds of Animals

Use of bait to hunt black bear

103(1)  A person who sets out bait for the purpose of hunting black bear under the purported authority of a section 12 exemption shall

                               (a)    post at the location of the bait a clearly visible sign that contains that person’s name or wildlife identification number, or outfitter‑guide (big game) permit number or the number relating to his big game guide’s designation, and

                              (b)    post clearly visible signs that give reasonable warning to individuals who might enter the area that bait for hunting black bear has been placed in that area.

(2)  A person shall not do any hunting of black bear involving the setting out of bait under the purported authority of a section 12 exemption unless subsection (1) has been complied with.

(3)  This section does not apply to the owner or occupant of privately owned land who sets out bait or who hunts under the circumstances referred to in subsection (2), on that land.

AR 143/97 s103;76/98;174/2000;142/2007

Use of bait to hunt wolves or coyotes

103.1(1)  A person shall not set out, use or have in possession bait for the purpose of hunting wolves or coyotes on public land except (but without limiting subsection (2))

                               (a)    from December 1 to March 31,

                              (b)    during an open season for the hunting of black bear in a location where the setting out, use and possession of bait for the purpose of hunting black bear is lawful,

                               (c)    in WMUs 102 to 166, 

                              (d)    if authorized in writing by an appointed officer, or

                               (e)    where that activity is incidental to hunting

                                        (i)    within a registered fur management area by the holder of a registered fur management licence or another individual who is authorized to trap fur‑bearing animals in that registered fur management area, or

                                      (ii)    under the authority of a resident fur management licence, an Indian fur management licence or a Metis trapper’s licence,

and in any case unless the further condition either in subsection (2)(a) or subsection (2)(b) has been met.

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), the further conditions referred to in subsection (1) are that

                               (a)    all the requirements of section 103(1) for the posting of signs pertaining to black bear baiting have been complied with, and

                              (b)    signs that substantially comply with section 103(1) (as it applies to black bears) have been posted with respect to wolves or coyotes.

(3)  A condition set in subsection (2) does not apply 

                               (a)    in WMUs 102 to 166, or

                              (b)    to the hunting referred to in subsection (1)(e). 

(4)  An exception under subsection (1) does not authorize the hunting of wolves or coyotes outside an open season.

AR 134/2002 s9;85/2011

104   Repealed AR 156/98 s7.

Hunting with bow

105(1)  A person shall not hunt big game, wolf, coyote or game birds with a bow (excluding a legal cross‑bow) and arrow unless he holds a bow hunting permit in addition to the licences, if any, that are otherwise required.

(2)  A person shall not hunt big game with a legal cross‑bow during an archery only season unless the person holds a cross‑bow licence.

(3)  A person shall not use an arrow that is less than 24 inches in length with any kind of bow that is not a cross‑bow for the purpose of hunting big game.

AR 143/97 s105;134/2002

Weapons for hunting of Merriams turkey

106   A person shall not hunt Merriam’s turkey using a weapon other than

                               (a)    a bow and arrow, or

                              (b)    a shotgun with a bore of 20 gauge or larger using shot that is size No. 6 or larger or size No. 2 or smaller.

Upland game birds on game bird shooting ground

106.1   A person shall not hunt upland game birds on a game bird shooting ground with a firearm other than a shotgun.

AR 85/2011 s8

Traps for certain fur-bearing animals, etc.

107(1)  A person trapping fur‑bearing animals shall not use any trap that is neither

                               (a)    a killing device,

                              (b)    a snare loop set to tighten on the leg of a fur‑bearing animal, nor

                               (c)    a trap set to capture a live animal by holding it within a container.

(2)  A person shall not use a leg‑hold trap to trap fur‑bearing animals or raccoon unless the trap is a killing device.

(3)  This section does not apply to a person trapping wolf, coyote, lynx, bobcat or raccoon with a leg‑hold trap that

                               (a)    does not have jaws with teeth, hooks, claws, barbs or other projections, but

                              (b)    has

                                        (i)    2 steel parallel jaws that are at least 9 mm thick,

                                      (ii)    offset jaws that do not touch over their full length when closed on each other, or

                                     (iii)    jaws designed or modified to prevent any metallic surface from contacting the animal.

(4)  This section does not apply to a person trapping fox.

AR 143/97 s107;194/2001

AIHTS implementation

107.1(1)  In this section,

                               (a)    “AIHTS” means the Agreement on International Humane Trapping Standards, to the extent that the Government of Canada remains a party to it, and a current copy of which, at the commencement of this clause, is accessible on the website of the Fur Institute of Canada;

                              (b)    “certified species” means a species of animal that is listed in the implementation list;

                               (c)    “implementation list” means Phase 1 of the document established by the competent authority for the Government of Canada under AIHTS (initially entitled “Certified Traps - AIHTS Implementation”) so far as it is in force and as amended to the date in question, and a current copy of which, at the commencement of this clause, is accessible on that website;

                              (d)    “trap” has the meaning assigned by reference to “Traps” in AIHTS.

(2)  Notwithstanding anything in the Act or this Regulation, a person shall not use any trap with respect to an animal of a certified species unless that trap is of a kind that is currently listed by name and certified as meeting the requirements for the certified species in the implementation list.

(3)  The implementation list is incorporated by reference in this Regulation as forming portions of rules of law.

(4)  The Minister delegates to the competent authority referred to in subsection (1)(c) the power to make and amend the implementation list in relation to Alberta.

(5)  The Minister shall each year publish the implementation list in the annual Alberta Guide to Trapping Regulations as that list exists at the time of preparation for the publishing of that Guide.

AR 184/2007 s2

Trap for animal in tree or on pole

108   A person shall not use a leg‑hold trap to trap a fur‑bearing animal that is in a tree or on a pole unless the trap is a killing device.

Prohibited snare

109   A person shall not use or set a snare of a kind that traps fur‑bearing animals by the neck unless the snare is equipped with a loop and also with a locking device that is designed and set to prevent the snare loop from loosening after it has tightened on the animal’s neck, unless the snare is

                               (a)    set to restrain and kill the animal under water, or

                              (b)    made of a single strand of wire and set to trap squirrel, rabbit or hare.

Examination of traps

110   A person who has set a trap that is not a killing device shall examine the trap at least once

                               (a)    every 24 hours if set under the purported authority of a resident fur management licence, or

                              (b)    every 48 hours, in any other case.

Subsistence hunting

111  The holder of a subsistence hunting licence shall use the edible flesh of an animal purportedly killed under the authority of the licence only to feed his family members, including his adult interdependent partner.

AR 143/97 s111;109/2003

Hunting by non-resident or non-resident alien

112(1)  A non‑resident or a non‑resident alien shall not hunt big game, wolf or coyote while guided by a big game designated guide unless the hunting is pursuant to a contract referred to in section 58(1)(a) or 59(a).

(1.1)  A non‑resident or a non‑resident alien shall not hunt game birds while guided for gain or reward by a bird game designated guide unless the hunting is pursuant to a contract referred to in section 59.1.

(2)  For the purposes of section 42(1) of the Act, a client may hunt big game, wolf or coyote unaccompanied by another person referred to in that subsection if

                               (a)    the client was accompanied by such a person earlier in the same day,

                              (b)    the two parted company when the client became stationed at a location to wait for wildlife of the kind he is entitled to hunt to appear, and

                               (c)    the client remains at that location until again accompanied by such a person.

(3)  For the purposes of subsection (2),

                               (a)    “client” has the meaning assigned to it by section 42(1) of the Act, and

                              (b)    section 42(2) of the Act applies.

AR 143/97 s112;174/2000;251/2001

Guiding

113(1)  A big game designated guide shall not, at any one time, guide more than 2 non-residents or non-resident aliens hunting wolf, coyote or big game.

(2)  A hunter host shall not, at any one time, guide more than 2 non-residents or non-resident aliens named in the hunter host licence who are hunting wolf, coyote or big game.

(3)  A person shall not guide under the purported authority of a guide’s designation on a day on which he hunts under the authority of a recreational licence.

AR 143/97 s113;174/2000;151/2001

Antelope hunting and vehicles

114   A person who does not hold an off‑highway vehicle permit or a weapons discharge permit shall not discharge a weapon at antelope from within 50 yards of a vehicle.

AR 143/97 s114;134/2002

Hunting with dogs

115(1)  A person shall not hunt bobcat, coyote or fox with the assistance of dogs.

(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply where the use of dogs to hunt coyote or red fox is specifically authorized by or under the Agricultural Pests Act.

AR 143/97 s115;202/2001;129/2009

Discharge of arrows on roads

116   A person shall not discharge an arrow at big game from, or cause an arrow that is discharged at big game to pass along or across, a highway or other road to which section 51 of the Act applies.

Game bird limit

117   A person shall not, in any one day, kill a greater number of game birds of any kind listed in Column 1, than the daily limit for that kind set out in Column 2, of Part 1 of Schedule 13.

Activities Related to Hunting

Compliance with s49, Act, exemptions

117.1(1)  Definitions in section 13.08(1) of Schedule 1 apply in this section.

(2)  A person who is allowed access to privately owned land and to hunt under the terms and conditions of a filed program and a filed access management plan shall not access that land or so hunt or undertake any activity directly or indirectly related to hunting on that land

                               (a)    except in full compliance with the applicable terms and conditions of that filed program and access management plan, and

                              (b)    unless that person has carefully reviewed all of those terms and conditions that are substantive and relevant to any of those proposed activities.

(3)  A program host who is a party to an extant access management plan shall comply with the applicable terms and conditions of the filed program and the filed access management plan.

(4)  It is part of the terms and conditions of the relevant licence of a person referred to in subsection (2) that the person does not contravene subsection (2).

AR 195/2009 s2

Bird dogs

118(1)  The area prescribed for the purposes of section 50 of the Act in relation to the holding of field trials for dogs is all of Alberta except

                               (a)    privately owned land,

                              (b)    land under the control of the Department of National Defence (Canada),

                               (c)    public land held under a grazing lease issued under the Public Lands Act, and

                              (d)    land in a Metis settlement or on an Indian reserve.

(2)  The area prescribed for the purposes of section 50 of the Act in relation to the training of dogs is all of Alberta.

(3)  A person shall not hold field trials for dogs for the purpose of hunting wildlife or retrieving game birds on public land within  Townships 1 to 8, Ranges 1 to 11, west of the fourth meridian that is not prescribed by subsection (1).

AR 143/97 s118;151/2001

Firearms on roads

119   The whole of Alberta, except municipal districts, is a prescribed area for the purposes of section 51(1)(b) of the Act.

Off-highway vehicles and weapons

120(1)  Repealed AR 159/2006 s8.

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), a person shall not transport a weapon in, on or by means of an off‑highway vehicle between one hour before sunrise and 12 noon during an open season for the hunting of big game in any of wildlife management units 102 to 166, 200 to 260, 300 to 351, 354 to 360, 400 to 446, 507, 508, 514, 521, 522, 526 or 841.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply

                               (a)    to the holder of an off‑highway vehicle permit or a weapons discharge permit,

                              (b)    to a person who, apart from the holder of such a permit, is the only person in or on the vehicle and who is accompanying that permit holder for the purpose of assisting him to hunt,

                               (c)    to a person who is hunting

                                        (i)    on privately owned land, or

                                      (ii)    under the authority of a registered fur management licence or a resident fur management licence,

                              (d)    in an area and during a period when the only big game season that is open in that area is a cougar season or the spring black bear season, or

                               (e)    to a person who is travelling on a direct route between a location that is readily accessible by vehicles designed for highway travel and his campsite at a location that is not so accessible where

                                        (i)    the weapon is in a case, box or other compartment that is locked, and

                                      (ii)    any ammunition that is carried is stored separate from any firearm in a case, box or other compartment that is locked.

AR 143/97 s120;134/2002;177/2004;107/2005;159/2006;71/2008;
65/2013

Discharge and possession of weapons in sanctuary

121(1)  A person shall not

                               (a)    subject to subsection (1.1), discharge a weapon, or

                              (b)    subject to subsection (2), possess a weapon

in a wildlife sanctuary or a corridor wildlife sanctuary except while hunting under the authority of a licence that specifically authorizes hunting in that sanctuary by means of the kind of weapon that it is.

(1.1)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a person killing a fur‑bearing animal with a firearm pursuant to section 99(2.1).

(2)  A person may, while crossing a wildlife sanctuary or a corridor wildlife sanctuary, possess a weapon that,

                               (a)    in the case of a firearm, contains no ammunition, and

                              (b)    either

                                        (i)    is dismantled,

                                      (ii)    is completely enclosed inside a case or other suitable covering, or

                                     (iii)    in the case of a corridor wildlife sanctuary, he is carrying while travelling on foot or on horseback by the shortest reasonable route to an area outside that sanctuary.

AR 143/97 s121;224/97

Possession of shotgun in game bird sanctuary

122(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a person shall not possess a shotgun in a game bird sanctuary unless possession of the shotgun in that sanctuary is specifically authorized in writing by an officer.

(2)  A person may, while crossing a game bird sanctuary, possess a shotgun that

                               (a)    contains no ammunition, and

                              (b)    either

                                        (i)    is dismantled, or

                                      (ii)    is completely enclosed inside a case or other suitable covering.

AR 143/97 s122;28/2000

Discharge of weapons near certain areas

123(1)  A person shall not discharge a weapon in, or in such a manner that the projectile goes across,

                               (a)    a migratory bird lure site, or

                              (b)    a wildlife control area.

(2)  A person hunting in accordance with the section 4(3) exemption may discharge a weapon in the course of that hunting.

(3)  A person authorized under section 128(1)(a) to enter a wildlife control area may discharge a weapon in that area or in the portion of such an area referred to in section 128(2).

Use of aircraft for certain purposes

124(1)  Subject to subsection (3), a person shall not

                               (a)    transport any individual by helicopter to or from a hunting location for the purpose of assisting that individual in the hunting of big game or in returning from such hunting, or

                              (b)    have in his possession a firearm of a calibre larger than .22 in a helicopter

over any of wildlife management units 400 to 446.

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), a person shall not cause to take off or land a fixed wing aircraft that is carrying

                               (a)    any individual to or from a hunting location for the purpose of assisting that individual in the hunting of big game or in returning from such hunting,

                              (b)    big game, or

                               (c)    a firearm of a calibre larger than .22

in any of wildlife management units 400 to 446, except at a location where aircraft routinely land and take off.

(3)  Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to the extent that an aircraft is carrying an individual who requires emergency medical aid.

Communication of information acquired in aircraft flight

125   A person who is on an aircraft flight, or who is disembarking or has disembarked from an aircraft, shall not communicate the whereabouts or signs of wildlife witnessed by anyone during the flight to any other person for the purpose of assisting anyone to hunt.

Entry or proximity to seasonal sanctuary

126(1)  In this section, “seasonal sanctuary” means a sanctuary described in Part 4 of Schedule 11.

(1.1)  A person shall not enter a seasonal sanctuary listed in Items 1 to 11 of Part 4 of Schedule 11 between April 15 and September 15 in any year.

(1.2)  A person shall not enter a seasonal sanctuary listed in Items 12 and 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 11 between May 1 and August 15 in any year.

(2)  A person shall not be within 0.5 mile of any of the seasonal sanctuaries listed in Items 1 to 5 and 8 of Part 4 of Schedule 11 between April 15 and September 15 in any year.

AR 143/97 s126;101/2003;83/2007

Restriction on entering migratory bird lure site

127   A person shall not enter a migratory bird lure site unless expressly authorized in writing to do so by an appointed officer.

Restriction on entering wildlife control area

128(1)   A person shall not enter a wildlife control area unless

                               (a)    expressly authorized in writing to do so by an appointed officer, or

                              (b)    hunting in accordance with the section 4(3) exemption.

(2)  Authorization under subsection (1)(a) may relate only to a portion of a wildlife control area, in which case the prohibition under subsection (1) relates to the portion of it entry into which has not been authorized.

Habitat conservation area

129(1)  A person shall not be in a habitat conservation area between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. unless overnight camping there is

                               (a)    expressly stated by a sign erected by the Minister to be authorized, or

                              (b)    expressly authorized by a letter signed by the Minister.

(2)  A person shall not park a vehicle, or leave a vehicle unattended, in a habitat conservation area between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. unless the vehicle is parked or left in a developed parking area and

                               (a)    overnight camping there is expressly stated by a sign erected by the Minister to be authorized, or

                              (b)    the parking or leaving of the vehicle there is expressly authorized by a letter signed by the Minister.

(3)  A person shall not

                               (a)    have or leave a horse unattended,

                              (b)    establish a camp,

                               (c)    attend at a camp,

                              (d)    light, or add fuel to, an open fire,

                               (e)    attend at an open fire,

                               (f)    discharge a firearm,

                               (g)    erect a sign or poster, or

                              (h)    except on a developed road or at a developed parking area, operate a vehicle,

in a habitat conservation area, unless that activity there is expressly stated by a sign erected by the Minister to be authorized or is expressly authorized by a letter signed by the Minister.

Requirement to report and deliver wildlife

130(1)  This section does not apply with respect to wildlife possessed under a fur farm licence, a zoo permit, a wildlife rehabilitation permit, an import permit or a research permit.

(2)  A person who kills a male sheep over the age of one year shall personally

                               (a)    submit a report to the Service, and

                              (b)    deliver the complete and unaltered skull with horns and eyes intact to an appointed officer,

not later than 7 days after the close of the open season in which the animal was killed or 14 days after the date on which the animal was killed, whichever occurs first.

(2.01)  A person who kills a goat shall personally

                               (a)    submit a report to the Service, and

                              (b)    deliver the incisor teeth to the Service,

not later than 14 days after the close of the open season in which the animal was killed or 30 days after the date on which the animal was killed, whichever occurs first.

(2.02)  A person who kills a bison in any part of the area within which bison are classified as endangered animals by footnote 1 to Schedule 6 shall personally submit a report to the Service not later than the end of the fifth usual business day of the Service after the animal was killed.

(2.1)  A person who kills a wolf in any of WMUs 300 to 318, 324 to 330, 339 or 400 to 434 shall personally submit a report to the Service not later than 30 days after the date on which the wolf was killed.

(3)  A person who kills a lynx, an otter, a fisher or a wolverine shall personally

                               (a)    submit a report to the Service, and

                              (b)    deliver the skin to the Service or a person designated by the Director of Wildlife for the purposes of this subsection,

before the skin is sold, processed or exported from Alberta or before the expiration of the period of 30 days after the close of the open season in which the animal was killed or, if the animal was killed outside the open season or if there is no open season for it, 30 days after the date the animal was killed, whichever occurs first.

(3.1)  A person who kills a bobcat shall personally

                               (a)    submit a report to the Service, and

                              (b)    deliver the skin to the Service or a person designated by the Director of Wildlife

before the skin is sold, processed or exported from Alberta or before the expiration of the period of 30 days after the bobcat was killed, whichever event comes first.

(4)  A person who kills a cougar shall personally submit a report to the Service and,

                               (a)    where the cougar was hunted in accordance with a section 7(8) exemption, deliver the skull and the skin to the Service or a person designated by the Director of Wildlife within one week after the killing,

                           (a.1)    where the cougar was killed under an allocated licence, deliver the skull and skin to the Service or a person designated by the Director of Wildlife not later than the 5th business day of the Service after the animal was killed, or

                              (b)    where the cougar was killed under any other circumstances, deliver the skull and the skin to the Service or a person designated by the Director of Wildlife not later than the end of the first usual business day of the Service after the animal was killed.

(4.1)  A person who has killed a grizzly bear shall personally

                               (a)    submit a report to the Service, and

                              (b)    deliver the skull and skin to an appointed officer,

not later than the end of the 4th business day of the Service after the day on which the animal was killed.

(4.2)  A person who kills a white‑tailed deer or mule deer in any of WMUs 102, 116 to 119, 124, 138, 142 to 166, 200 to 208, 228 to 242, 254 to 258, 500, 728 or 730 shall

                               (a)    submit a report to the Service, and

                              (b)    deliver the head to an appointed officer or to a location designated by the Minister for the purposes of this subsection,

not later than 30 days after the day on which the deer was killed.

(5)  Repealed AR 134/2002 s13.

(6)  The holder of a hunter host licence who guides a non‑resident alien hunter shall, as a condition of that licence, submit to the Service a completed report on a form provided by the Minister containing information respecting hunting activities by the non‑resident alien hunter, not later than December 31 of the year during which the guided hunt occurred.

AR 143/97 s130;176/2000;151/2001;134/2002;173/2003;177/2004;
107/2005;159/2006;124/2007;142/2007;71/2008;155/2008;129/2009;
69/2010;85/2011;86/2012;65/2013;78/2013;203/2014;83/2015;93/2017

Marking of wildlife

131   Where wildlife is delivered in accordance with section 130, an appointed officer may permanently mark the wildlife in the manner approved by the Minister and may retain the whole or any part of the delivered wildlife.

AR 143/97 s131;159/2006

Report by collection licence holder

132(1)  The holder of a collection licence shall, not later than 7 days after the expiry of the licence, submit a report to the Director of Wildlife.

(2)  The report referred to in subsection (1) must include the numbers and kinds of animals collected under the licence, the location where each animal was collected, the date each animal was collected and any other information respecting activities conducted by the licence holder whose inclusion has been required by the Director of Wildlife.

AR 143/97 s132;105/2002

Report by damage control licence holder

133   The holder of a damage control licence shall, not later than 10 days after the expiry of the licence, submit a report to the Service showing the number and kinds of animals purported to be killed under the authority of the licence.

Part 5
Possession of and Commerce
in Animals

Permit to possess found dead wildlife

134   A person who finds dead wildlife may, before obtaining a permit, take the wildlife into possession and retain it, but his right to possess the wildlife under this section ends as soon as it becomes reasonably possible for him to apply for a permit to possess found dead wildlife.

Possession of non-licence animals

135(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a person may possess any live non‑licence animal except a raccoon, a skunk or a bat of a kind that is a wildlife animal.

(2)  A person may possess a live raccoon, skunk or bat referred to in subsection (1) temporarily for the purpose of capturing it and relocating it from that person’s property.

AR 143/97 s135;188/2005

Possession of wildlife not legalized

136(1)  Nothing in section 55(2)(c)(ii) of the Act or, subject to subsections (2) and (3), in this Regulation authorizes the possession 

                               (a)    of the skull of a dead male sheep over the age of one year if

                                        (i)    the skull has been altered,

                                      (ii)    an eye has been removed, or

                                     (iii)    a horn has been removed,

                                       unless it is a trophy sheep and in that case until after the skull of the trophy sheep has been delivered to an appointed officer in accordance with section 130(2),

                              (b)    of dead wildlife to which a tag has been affixed in accordance with section 98(1) or (2) unless there has been compliance with section 98(3), (4) and (7) so far as applicable,

                               (c)    of any dead unprocessed game birds of a kind listed in Column 1, that are in excess of the number set out in Column 2, of Part 2 of Schedule 13, or

                              (d)    before it has been delivered to the usual residence of the individual who killed it or, if not delivered to that residence, is being prepared for immediate cooking and consumption, of

                                        (i)    a dead game bird, other than a Merriam’s turkey, that does not have at least one completely feathered wing attached, or

                                      (ii)    a dead Merriam’s turkey that does not have the complete head and beard attached.

(2)  Clauses (c) and (d) of subsection (1) do not apply to game birds that are

                               (a)    lawfully imported into, and lawfully exported from a jurisdiction outside, Alberta,

                              (b)    lawfully killed under the authority of a game bird shooting ground licence on a game bird shooting ground,

                               (c)    captive commercial upland game birds, or

                              (d)    possessed under the authority of a taxidermy permit.

(2.1)  Nothing in section 55(2)(c)(ii) of the Act allows a person to possess dead wildlife if

                               (a)    the wildlife was hunted on land to which the person who was hunting did not have a right of access for hunting wildlife of that kind, or

                              (b)    the hunting of the wildlife involved the discharge of a weapon contrary to a law that prohibited the discharge of that weapon.

(3)  A corporation that trains dogs as retrievers may possess not more than 200 carcasses, that do not comply with subsection (1)(c) and (d), of lawfully killed migratory game birds.

AR 143/97 s136;151/2001;251/2001;142/2007;85/2011

Possession of dead lawfully imported, etc., animals

137(1)  A person may possess wildlife and controlled animals that are dead and that were lawfully acquired in, and lawfully exported from, a jurisdiction outside Alberta.

(2)  A person may possess dead controlled animals that were lawfully possessed while living, or that were lawfully killed, in Alberta.

Transportation of wildlife

138   The documents prescribed for the purposes of section 57(1) of the Act are all of the following so far as they are applicable in the circumstances:

                               (a)    in the case of a person transporting dead wildlife who is the person who killed the wildlife, the document that authorizes possession of the wildlife;

                              (b)    in the case of a person transporting dead wildlife who is not the person who killed the wildlife, a bill of lading signed by the person who did kill it or by the person who consigned or otherwise has lawful possession of the wildlife, setting out

                                        (i)    the type and control number of the licence or permit under which the wildlife is possessed or the control number of the fur farm licence, as the case may be,

                                      (ii)    a description of the wildlife,

                                     (iii)    the points of origin and destination of the wildlife, and

                                     (iv)    the dates on which the wildlife is to be transported;

                               (c)    in the case of wildlife that is the subject of an export permit issued by a jurisdiction outside Alberta, that export permit;

                              (d)    if the wildlife is a falconry bird possessed under a falconry permit, that permit;

                               (e)    if the wildlife is

                                        (i)    a live lynx possessed under the authority of the Fur Farms Act, or

                                      (ii)    any other live wildlife animal, except such a falconry bird and except an animal that is not a lynx and that is so possessed under that Act,

                                       a completed wildlife manifest in the form set out in Form WA 285 of Schedule 16.

Transportation of big game by helicopter

139   A person shall not transport big game by helicopter over any of wildlife management units 400 to 446.

AR 143/97 s139;176/2000

Traffic in live controlled animals

140   A person who possesses a live controlled animal shall not traffic in that animal with a person who is not legally authorized to possess it.

Registration for sale

141(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the processed skin of a grizzly bear or a cougar or the horns or antlers of a big game animal may be registered for sale by a person who killed the animal under the authority of a recreational licence.

(2)  A registration for sale may not be made under subsection (1) if the registration would result in a person’s having registered for sale in excess of a lifetime maximum of

                               (a)    2 sets of trophy sheep horns,

                              (b)    2 sets of goat horns, or

                               (c)    2 grizzly bear skins.

(3)  A person applies to register wildlife for sale by applying to an appointed officer in the form required by the Minister and personally delivering the wildlife to the officer.

(4)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), a person lawfully acting on behalf of the estate of a deceased person may register for sale any wildlife, except edible meat, forming part of that estate if that person satisfies an appointed officer with reasonable certainty that the wildlife was lawfully possessed by the deceased.

(5)  An appointed officer may permanently mark the wildlife delivered under this section in a manner approved by the Minister.

Zoo standards

141.1(1)  The holder of a zoo permit shall ensure that the zoo standards, as defined in section 76(1), are fully complied with.

(2)  Without limiting the applicability of any other law, the reference to zoo standards in subsection (1) does not include any standard that merely has the effect of reiterating another law.

(3)  Repealed AR 221/2005 s4.

AR 221/2005 s3;221/2005

Part 5.1
Enforcement

Interpretation — s80 of the Act

141.2   For the avoidance of doubt, a stray is a privately owned animal for the purposes of section 80 of the Act.

AR 203/2014 s8

Domestic cervids — onus of proof

141.3  Where a wildlife officer or a wildlife guardian purports to exercise a power or perform a duty under Part 6 of the Act and a person affected by that power or duty claims that an animal to which the power or duty relates is a domestic cervid, the onus of proving the accuracy of that claim is on the person making the claim.

AR 203/2014 s8

Part 6
Records and Non-hunting Reports

Form of reporting generally

142   Where any provision of this Regulation requires the submission to the Government of a report or a record, then, unless the report or record is to be in a prescribed form or unless otherwise stated, the report or record must be made in the written form, if any, required by the Minister.

Reporting by outfitter-guide

143(1)  After guiding services have been provided to a hunter of big game, wolf or coyote as a result of a contract for such services entered into by an outfitter‑guide (big game), the outfitter‑guide (big game) shall, on a form supplied by the Service for that purpose, record, in relation to those services,

                               (a)    the name and wildlife identification number of the hunter,

                              (b)    whether the hunter is a resident, a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien,

                               (c)    the name and the number of the guide designation of each guide who guided the hunter,

                              (d)    the wildlife management units in which the hunter was guided,

                               (e)    the species of the animals hunted,

                               (f)    the number of days on which the hunter was guided for big game hunting in each wildlife management unit by each guide,

                               (g)    if a big game animal was killed by the hunter, the date of the kill, its species and sex and the wildlife management unit where it was killed, and

                              (h)    if a wolf was killed by the hunter, the date and the wildlife management unit where it was killed.

(2)  After guiding services have been provided to a hunter of game birds as a result of a contract for such services entered into by an outfitter‑guide (bird game), the outfitter‑guide (bird game) shall, on a form supplied by the Service for that purpose, record, in relation to those services,

                               (a)    the information described in subsection (1)(a) to (d) in reference to game birds,

                              (b)    separately with respect to each day on which the hunter hunted while so guided by each guide,

                                        (i)    the date,

                                      (ii)    whether the hunting occurred before or after midday, or both, and

                                     (iii)    each wildlife management unit in which such hunting occurred,

                                   and  

                               (c)    if applicable, for each hunter and for each such day, the total number, separately, of ducks, Canada geese, snow geese, Ross’ geese, white fronted geese, sharp tailed grouse, ruffed grouse, spruce grouse, gray partridge, pheasant, blue grouse and ptarmigan that were killed by that hunter in each wildlife management unit where the birds were killed.

(3)  Subject to subsection (4), an outfitter‑guide shall forward to the Service by January 15 of each year a report, signed by the outfitter‑guide or, in the case of a corporation, its chair or managing director,

                               (a)    that contains all of the information that has been recorded under this section for each hunter guided during that fiscal year under the permit, or

                              (b)    if no hunters were guided, indicating that fact.

(4)  Where a report referred to in subsection (3) relates to cougar hunted after January 10 in any year, it must be forwarded under that subsection by March 15 of that year.

AR 143/97 s143;174/2000;173/2003;85/2011

Reporting and record-keeping by falconry permit holders

144(1)  The holder of a falconry permit shall

                               (a)    submit a report to the Service for each fiscal year before April 30 following the end of that fiscal year, in the form set out in Form WA 287 of Schedule 16, and

                              (b)    throughout each fiscal year, maintain records containing the information required by that form and substantially in that form, but as at any given point of time.

(2)  The holder of a falconry permit shall, not later than 5 days after the escape of a falconry bird possessed under the authority of the permit, report the escape to an appointed officer.

Delivery of falconry birds, and leg bands

145(1)  The holder of a falconry permit shall, not later than 21 days after the successful hatching of an egg of a falconry bird possessed under the authority of the permit, deliver the live offspring to an appointed officer for the purpose of marking it with a seamless metal band.

(2)  A person who, under the authority of a collection licence issued to the holder of a falconry permit, collects a falconry bird that is to be retained in captivity shall deliver the bird to an appointed officer not later than 21 days after the collection, for the purpose of affixing a Hess band on one of the bird’s legs.

(3)  If a falconry bird dies while in the possession of the holder of a falconry permit, that holder shall deliver the bird to an appointed officer not later than 5 days after learning of the bird’s death, for the purposes of inspection of the carcass and retrieval of the leg band placed on it.

(4)  A resident who holds an import permit to import a falconry bird shall, unless otherwise stated in that permit, deliver the imported bird to an appointed officer not later than 21 days after its importation, for the purposes of inspection and, if necessary, the application of a leg band.

(5)  A person in possession of a falconry bird whose leg band has been lost, defaced or destroyed shall deliver the bird to an appointed officer not later than 5 days after learning of that fact, for the purpose of replacing the leg band.

AR 143/97 s145;105/2002

Recording by holder of fur dealer permit

146   The holder of a fur dealer permit shall, forthwith after taking possession of any wildlife, record

                               (a)    the date when possession of the wildlife was taken,

                              (b)    the name and address of the person who killed the wildlife,

                               (c)    if applicable, the number of the licence under whose purported authority the wildlife was killed, and

                              (d)    the kind and number of wildlife animals taken into possession.

Recording by holders of taxidermy, tannery permits, etc.

147(1)  The holder of a tannery permit shall, forthwith after taking possession of a moose, elk, white‑tailed deer, mule deer or antelope, record

                               (a)    the name and address of the person who delivered the animal into the holder’s possession, and

                              (b)    a description of the animal, including its sex.

(2)  Unless subsection (3) applies, the holder of a taxidermy permit who takes possession of any wildlife, or the holder of a tannery permit who takes possession of any wildlife animal other than of a kind mentioned in subsection (1), or a person who takes possession of any wildlife that belongs to another person for the purposes of butchering, skinning, dressing or plucking the wildlife shall, forthwith after taking possession of the wildlife, record

                               (a)    the date when possession of the wildlife was taken,

                              (b)    the name and address of the person who delivered the wildlife into that person’s possession,

                               (c)    the name and address of the person who killed the wildlife, and the wildlife certificate number or wildlife identification number,

                              (d)    if applicable, the number of the licence under whose purported authority the wildlife was killed, and the tag number,

                               (e)    a description of the wildlife that, in the case of a big game animal, includes its sex, and

                               (f)    the name of the individual who recorded the information.

(3)  The holder of a taxidermy permit or a tannery permit shall, on the day he purchases the skin of a fur‑bearing animal from the holder of a Class 1 fur dealer permit, record the information described in section 146.

AR 143/97 s147;76/98

Submission of fur dealer and taxidermy records

147.1(1)  The holder of a fur dealer permit or of a taxidermy permit shall, after the last day of each month and before the 5th day of the following month, submit to the Service a complete copy of the records for that first‑mentioned month completed by that holder in accordance with section 146 or 147, as the case may be.

(2)  The records to be submitted under subsection (1) must be submitted on a form supplied by the Minister or in another form that is approved in writing by an appointed officer.

AR 105/2002 s22

Retention of recorded information

148(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a person required to record information under section 146 or 147 shall retain the recorded information or a copy of it,

                               (a)    in the case of the holder of a fur dealer permit or a taxidermy permit, on the permit premises,

                              (b)    in the case of the holder of a tannery permit, on the premises where the tanning occurs, or

                               (c)    in the case of a person who possesses wildlife that belongs to another person for the purposes of butchering, skinning, dressing or plucking the wildlife, on the premises where that activity occurs.

(2)  Subsection (1) no longer applies when the wildlife in question is no longer possessed by the person required to retain the information and 2 years have elapsed since that wildlife was last possessed by that person.

AR 143/97 s148;105/2002

Zoo permit records and reporting

149  The holder of a zoo permit shall, with respect to wildlife and controlled animals possessed or to be possessed under the authority of the permit,

                               (a)    record

                                        (i)    forthwith after the birth, the kind, sex and date of birth of each progeny animal born, including a still‑born,

                                      (ii)    forthwith after the acquisition, the kind, sex, origin and date of acquisition of each live animal acquired other than by birth, including the import permit number, if applicable, and the name, address and permit number of the person from whom the animal is acquired,

                                     (iii)    forthwith after the death, the kind, sex and date of death of each animal that dies, and

                                     (iv)    forthwith after the disposal, the kind, sex, destination and date of disposal of each live animal sold, transferred or otherwise disposed of, including the export permit number, if applicable, and the name, address and permit number of the person to whom the animal is sold, transferred or otherwise disposed of,

                              (b)    retain in his possession on the permit premises the records made under clause (a), for a period of at least 3 years from the time the records were made,

                               (c)    before March 31 in each year, submit to the Director of Wildlife a report setting out the total number of live animals possessed by him on February 28 of that year, with their sex and kinds, and

                              (d)    if the holder ceases to hold the zoo permit or discontinues the business as a zoo, submit to the Director of Wildlife, within 30 days of that time, the information described in clause (c) respecting the animals possessed at that time.

Retention of antler importation documentation

150   A person who has imported antlers or antler product referred to in the section 25 exemption shall retain the documentation referred to in the section 25(2)(a)(ii) exemption until one year following the date when antlers or the antler product are sold or otherwise disposed of.

AR 143/97 s150;203/2014

Wildlife rehabilitation permit holders records, and reporting

151   Where conditions for completing records or submitting reports, or both, are specified in a wildlife rehabilitation permit plan referred to in section 78(2), the holder of the permit shall complete records or submit reports to the Director of Wildlife, or both, in accordance with those conditions, in respect of animals possessed under the permit, the disposition of the animals and any other information required by those conditions.

Part 7
Miscellaneous

Transitional Provisions

151.1   Repealed AR 143/97 s152 (AR 251/99 s4).

151.2   Repealed AR 174/2000 s18.

151.3   Repealed AR 143/97 s151.3.


152  Repealed AR 203/2014 s10.

Expiry

Expiry

153   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on June 30, 2018.

AR 143/97 s153;104/2002;119/2012;69/2014;92/2015;

106/2016

154   Repealed 203/2014 s11.

Schedules   

Interpretation of Schedules

1(1)  In the Schedules,

                               (a)    “antelope hunting area” means an area described in Part 1 of Schedule 10;

                              (b)    “big game zone” means a zone described in Part 2 of Schedule 10;

                               (c)    “calf moose” means a moose that is less than 12 months of age;

                              (d)    “cougar management area” means an area described in Part 3 of Schedule 10;

                               (e)    “full curl trophy sheep” means a trophy sheep that, when viewed in profile from a point along a straight line that touches the most anterior point of both horn bases, has a horn that is of sufficient size that the horn extends past and beyond a straight line drawn from the most posterior point of the base of the horn to the centre of the nostril;

                               (f)    “fur management zone” means a zone described in Part 4 of  Schedule 10;

                               (g)    “game bird zone” means a zone described in Part 5 of Schedule 10;

                              (h)    “Green Area” means the land included in the area outlined and coloured green on the map established by a Ministerial order under the Public Lands Act dated May 7, 1985, as amended or replaced;

                               (i)    “Metis licence” means a licence, but not a special permit, issued under any policy or by‑law made pursuant to the Metis Settlements Act, and “Metis trapper’s licence” means such a licence that is a trapper’s licence;

                               (j)    “non‑trophy antelope” means a male antelope with no horns  exceeding 3 inches in length, or a female antelope;

                              (k)    “non‑trophy sheep hunting area” means an area described in Part 6 of Schedule 10;

                               (l)    repealed AR 155/2008 s8;

                             (m)    “six point elk” means an elk having an antler with a main beam that has not fewer than 5 tines that are at least 3 inches in length, with the base of each such tine being at least 3 inches from the pointed end of the main beam;

                              (n)    “three point elk” means an elk having an antler with a main beam that has not fewer than 2 tines that are at least 3 inches in length, with the base of each such tine being at least 3 inches from the pointed end of the main beam;

                              (o)    repealed AR 201/99 s3;

                              (p)    “trophy antelope” means a male antelope with at least one horn that is not less than 5 inches in length.

(2)  For the purposes of determining the length and location of a tine under subsection (1)(m) and (n),

                               (a)    the length of the tine is to be measured from the centre of its base to its tip, and

                              (b)    the base of the tine is to be measured along the nearest edge of the antler’s main beam.

2   In the Schedules,

                               (a)    “A” means August;

                              (b)    “Ap” means April;

                               (c)    “D” means December;

                              (d)    “F” means February;

                               (e)    “J” means January;

                               (f)    “Ju” means June;

                               (g)    “Jul” means July;

                              (h)    “M” means March;

                               (i)    “Ma” means May;

                               (j)    “N” means November;

                              (k)    “NR” or “non‑resident”, used in connection with a licence, indicates a non‑resident licence;

                               (l)    “NRA” or “non‑resident alien”, used in connection with a licence, indicates a non‑resident alien licence;

                             (m)    “O” means October;

                              (n)    “R” or “resident”, used in connection with a licence, indicates a resident licence;

                              (o)    “S” means September;

                              (p)    “WMU” means a wildlife management unit.

3   For the purposes of the Schedules, a reference to the right bank of a river, stream or creek is a reference to its right bank looking downstream.

4   The footnotes, headnotes and other notations in the Schedules form part of the Schedules and are to be given full force.

5   Where any provision of a Schedule refers to an enactment by reference to the enactment number followed by the words “of this Regulation”, the reference is to be taken as being to the relevant provision of this Regulation occurring before the Schedules.

AR 143/97 Sched.;201/99;251/2001;158/2004;196/2006;155/2008

Schedule 1

(Section 5 of this Regulation)

Exemptions and Exclusions

General exemption and exclusion provision

1   This Schedule sets out exemptions and exclusions, in respect of specified persons, activities and organisms, from the application of specified portions of the Act and, if applicable, of this Regulation, with any applicable conditions.

Interpretation - hunting - s1(1)(o)

2   Section 1(1)(o) of the Act does not apply in respect of a captive commercial upland game bird.

Property in live wildlife - s7(1)

3   The following live wildlife animals are exempt from the application of section 7(1) of the Act, namely,

                               (a)    wildlife animals, except lynx, held in accordance with the Fur Farms Act,

                              (b)    game birds lawfully possessed under the authority of a permit or licence, and

                               (c)    captive commercial upland game birds.

Exemptions - hunting without licence - s24(1)

4(1)  The following persons are exempt from the application of section 24(1) of the Act:

                               (a)    an individual who is lawfully hunting fur‑bearing animals under the authority of a Metis licence;

                              (b)    a resident, to the extent that the resident is hunting in accordance with the conditions set out in section 8(2) or (6) of Schedule 15;

                               (c)    an individual who is hunting non‑licence animals possession of which is allowed by section 135 of this Regulation with a trap that is designed to capture the animal without harming it;

                              (d)    repealed AR 157/2004 s2;

                               (e)    an individual, other than a partner, who is authorized in writing by the holder of a registered fur management licence and approved in writing by an appointed officer to hunt, and while hunting, in that holder’s registered fur management area;

                               (f)    the spouse or adult interdependent partner of the holder of a registered fur management licence while hunting in the registered fur management area;

                               (g)    the spouse or adult interdependent partner of a partner while hunting in the senior holder’s registered fur management area;

                              (h)    a resident minor while hunting in a registered fur management area in which his parent is legally entitled to hunt fur‑bearing animals

                                        (i)    under the authority of the registered fur management licence, or

                                      (ii)    as a partner;

                               (i)    a minor who has reached 12 years of age and whom a senior holder has authorized to hunt in his registered fur management area, provided that the minor

                                        (i)    has been authorized so to hunt in writing by the minor’s parent or guardian, and

                                      (ii)    hunts only under that senior holder’s direct supervision and in that area;

                               (j)    a resident minor under 16 years of age while hunting in the area on which his parent is legally entitled to hunt fur‑bearing animals under the authority of a resident fur management licence, provided that the minor observes the restrictions to which the parent is liable under section 36 of this Regulation;

                              (k)    a 12 or 13 year old minor whom the holder of a resident fur management licence or an Indian fur management licence has authorized to hunt in the area to which that licence relates, provided that the minor

                                        (i)    has been authorized so to hunt in writing by the minor’s parent or guardian, and

                                      (ii)    hunts only under that holder’s direct supervision and in that area;

                               (l)    a resident minor who has reached 12 years of age and has successfully completed the Alberta Conservation and Hunter Education Program, while hunting upland game birds on the fourth Saturday of September;

                             (m)    a minor who has reached 12 years of age and has successfully completed the Alberta Conservation and Hunter Education Program or has achieved an equivalent certification in another jurisdiction, while hunting migratory game birds on the Saturday or Sunday immediately preceding Labour Day.

(2)  Repealed AR 157/2004 s2.

(3)  An individual referred to in subsection (1)(e), (f), (g), (h) or (i) is exempt from the application of section 101 of this Regulation if he meets the conditions of that clause, and with respect to those portions of the wildlife control area in respect of which the individual has been given written authorization to enter by an appointed officer under section 128(1)(a) of this Regulation, and provided that the individual observes the restrictions to which the licence holder or parent is liable under section 34 of this Regulation.

Guiding - s24(3)

5(1)  A person who is guiding a resident for gain or reward is exempt from the application of section 24(3) of the Act while that resident is hunting wildlife other than big game, wolf or coyote.

(2)  A person who is guiding a non‑resident or non‑resident alien for gain or reward is exempt from the application of section 24(3) of the Act while that non‑resident or non‑resident alien is hunting

                               (a)    wildlife other than big game, wolf, coyote or game birds, or

                              (b)    pheasants, gray partridges or Merriam’s turkeys in accordance with a section 7(11) exemption.

Hunting without licence and out of season - ss24(1) and 25(1)

6(1)  An individual who is lawfully hunting big game, other than by trapping, under the authority of a Metis licence is exempt from the application of sections 24(1) and 25(1) of the Act.

(2)  A person who is in the process of lawfully training a dog to locate upland game birds in the course of hunting within the meaning of section 1(1)(o)(ii) of the Act is exempt from the application of section 24(1) and 25(1) of the Act.

Idem: also hunting by non-residents - ss24(1), 25(1), 42, etc.

7(1)  To the extent that a person is hunting in accordance with an  applicable provision of subsections (2) to (13), that person is exempt from the application of

                               (a)    sections 24(1) and 25(1) and, where the provision of this section applies to a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien, section 42, of the Act,

                              (b)    if that person is a non‑resident or a non‑resident alien and if the hunted animal is a wolf, coyote or black bear, section 112(1) of this Regulation, and

                               (c)    section 105 of this Regulation,

but an exemption created by this section only exempts the person from those enactments and not from any other law.

(2)  Beaver may be hunted on privately owned land by

                               (a)    the owner or occupant of that land, or

                              (b)    a resident who is authorized in writing by the owner or occupant of that land to hunt on the land.

(3)  Wolf and black bear may be hunted, otherwise than by trapping,

                               (a)    on privately owned land by

                                        (i)    the owner or occupant of that land, or

                                      (ii)    a resident who is authorized by the owner or occupant of that land to hunt on the land,

                                  or

                              (b)    on public land by

                                        (i)    a person authorized to maintain livestock on that land, or

                                      (ii)    a resident who is authorized in writing by a person referred to in subclause (i) to hunt on the land.

(4)  Wolf may also be hunted under the conditions specified in subsection (3) on any land that is within 5 miles of the land described in subsection (3).

(5)  Coyote may be hunted, otherwise than by trapping,

                               (a)    on privately owned land by

                                        (i)    the owner or occupant of that land, or

                                      (ii)    a resident who is authorized by the owner or occupant of that land to hunt on the land,

                              (b)    on public land by a person authorized to maintain livestock on that land,

                               (c)    on public land that is not in the Green Area by a resident, or

                              (d)    on public land that is in the Green Area by a resident who is authorized in writing by a person authorized to maintain livestock on that land to hunt on the land.

(6)  Badger or red squirrel may be hunted by a resident on privately owned land.

(7)  Red fox and raven may be hunted, otherwise than by trapping, by a resident on privately owned land.

(8)  Cougar may be hunted, otherwise than by trapping or by the use of dogs, on privately owned land by the owner or occupant of that land.

(9)  Rabbit and hare may be hunted by a resident by means of a snare made of a single strand wire of a gauge commonly referred to as No. 20 or greater and with a snare loop diameter not greater than 5 inches.

(10)  Richardson’s ground squirrel, Franklin’s ground squirrel and mice listed in Part 6 of Schedule 4 may be trapped by a resident.

(11)   Pheasants, gray partridges and Merriam’s turkeys may be killed on a game bird shooting ground.

(12)  Raccoon and skunk may be trapped on a given area of land

                               (a)    by the owner or occupant of that land,

                              (b)    by an individual who is authorized by the owner or occupant of that land to trap on that land, and

                               (c)    by a person who is legally authorized to trap fur‑bearing animals on that land.

(13)  A person employed by a municipality under a contract of service or for services and whose duties include the control of animals that cause problems may hunt beaver, coyote, red fox, badger, red squirrel and muskrat within the boundaries of a city, town, village or summer village if the hunting is performed in the course and falls within the scope of that employment.

Wildlife removal and habitat destruction - various Act sections

8   To the extent that a person is lawfully acting in compliance with a notice or authorization lawfully given or an order made under section 97 of this Regulation, that person is exempt from the application of sections 24(1), 25(1), 36(1) and 55(1) of the Act.

Falconry bird and cross-bow licence - s32(1)

9(1)  The use or possession of a falconry bird by a person who lawfully possesses the bird under a falconry permit or an import permit is exempt from the application of section 32(1) of the Act as that subsection relates to live wildlife.

(2)  Repealed AR 133/2002 s2.

Weapons discharge permit - s33(1)(c) and (d)

9.1   The holder of a weapons discharge permit who is on or in a vehicle that is parked in circumstances where the discharge of a weapon is lawful except only for involving a contravention of section 33(1)(c) and (d) of the Act, is exempt from the application of section 33(1)(c) of the Act with respect to the discharge of a weapon and from section 33(1)(d) of the Act with respect to having a loaded firearm.

Collection licence -  ss39, 42(1) and 56(1)

10   The holder of a collection licence is exempt from the application of sections 39, 42(1) and 56(1) of the Act.

11   Repealed AR 133/2002 s2.

Black bear hunting - s40(1)

12(1)  A person who is hunting black bear

                               (a)    under the authority of a black bear licence or a registered fur management licence, or

                              (b)    on privately owned land pursuant to the section 7(3) exemption,

in any of WMUs 322, 330, 332, 334, 336, 337, 338, 348, 358, 359, 360, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 509, 510, 512, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 522, 523, 529, 530, 531, 532, 534, 535, 536, 539, 540, 541, 542, 544, in that portion of WMU 320 that is described in subsection (1.1), in that portion of WMU 324 that is described in subsection (1.2), in that portion of WMU 357 that is described in subsection (2), in that portion of WMU 507 that is south of the Athabasca River, in that portion of WMU 521 that is described in subsection (2.1), in that portion of WMU 526 that is described in subsection (2.2) or in that portion of WMU 528 that is described in subsection (3), except in an area to which subsection (6) applies, is exempt from the application of section 40(1) of the Act as it relates to bait.

(1.1)  The portion of WMU 320 that is referred to in subsection (1) is as follows:

                                       That portion of WMU 320 that lies east of Highway 22.

(1.2)  The portion of WMU 324 that is referred to in subsection (1) is as follows:

                                       That portion of WMU 324 that lies north of the north  boundary of township 37.

(2)  The portion of WMU 357 that is referred to in subsection (1) is as follows:

                                       That portion of WMU 357 that lies north of a line commencing on the west side of WMU 357 where highway 43 meets the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary; thence running southeasterly along highway 43 to highway 59; thence easterly along highway 59 to highway 2; thence continuing easterly along secondary road 674 to secondary road 733; thence continuing easterly along the north boundary of township 73 to the right bank of the Smoky River.

(2.1)  The portion of WMU 521 that is referred to in subsection (1) is all of WMU 521 except the portion within the following boundary:

                                       Commencing at the intersection of highway 43 and the west boundary of WMU 521; thence easterly along highway 43 to the east boundary of the Sturgeon Lake Indian Reserve; thence southerly, westerly and southerly along the Sturgeon Lake Indian Reserve boundary to the west boundary of the Valleyview Grazing Reserve; thence southerly along the west boundary of the Valleyview Grazing Reserve until it crosses the WMU 521 boundary; thence westerly and northwesterly along the WMU 521 boundary to the point of commencement.

(2.2)  The portion of WMU 526 that is referred to in subsection (1) is as follows:

                                       That portion of WMU 526 that lies south of a line that begins at the junction of Highway 64 and the British Columbia boundary, thence easterly along Highway 64 to Highway 685, thence easterly and southerly along Highway 685 to where it intersects Highway 35 at Grimshaw.

(3)  The portion of WMU 528 that is referred to in subsection (1) is as follows:

                                       That portion of WMU 528 that is located at a distance of more than 2 miles from the Peace River.

(4)  Repealed AR 185/2012 s2.

(5)  To the extent that a person sets out bait on any land that is not privately owned land, except in an area to which subsection (6) applies, of which that person is the owner or occupant for the purpose of hunting black bear, or allows bait set out for that purpose to remain in place during an open season or during the 2‑week period before an open season for the hunting of black bear on that land, that person is exempt from the application of section 40(1) of the Act as it relates to bait.

(6)  To the extent that

                               (a)    a person sets out or uses bait for the purpose of hunting black bear in a WMU or a portion of a WMU referred to in subsection (1) and in or within one mile of a provincial park, a provincial recreation area established under the Provincial Parks Act or a forest recreation area established under the Forests Act during the open season, if any, established for the hunting of black bear, and under the authority of a licence permitting the hunting of black bear in the provincial park or recreation area, and

                              (b)    the setting out or use of that bait is otherwise in accordance with the Act and this Regulation,

that person is exempt from the application of section 40(1) of the Act as it relates to bait.

(7)  Notwithstanding anything in this section, the exemptions given by this section apply only

                               (a)    if section 103(1) of this Regulation has been complied with,

                              (b)    if, where the person seeking the exemption sets out or uses bait for the purpose of hunting black bear within one mile of an industrial site, he obtains the consent to do so of a person who is authorized by the business, society or agency referred to in subsection (8) to give that consent, and

                               (c)    if the person seeking the exemption does not set out or use bait for the purpose of hunting black bear within one mile of an occupied permanent dwelling, unless

                                        (i)    that person is

                                              (A)    the owner or occupant of the dwelling, or

                                              (B)    another person who has the written consent of the owner or occupant of the dwelling to set out or use bait in the area,

                                           or

                                      (ii)    the dwelling is a cabin that is maintained by the holder of a registered fur management licence in a registered fur management area.

(8)  In subsection (7)(b), “industrial site” means a place

                               (a)    where buildings, trailers or other structures are located

                                        (i)    to provide permanent accommodation for groups of employees of or groups of individuals associated with a business, society or agency and that are occupied or intended to be occupied by those employees or individuals for most of the time,

                                      (ii)    to provide temporary accommodation for any such groups if that accommodation is currently in use by the employees or individuals, or

                                     (iii)    to provide for purposes other than that of accommodation and that are normally used most of the time by any such groups for the carrying out of work or other activities,

                                  or

                              (b)    where a temporary facility is set up to provide temporary accommodation or a base to carry out work or other activities by any such groups, if that site is currently in use by the employees or individuals.

Spoilage, etc., of skin - s41

13(1)  A corporation that uses the carcasses of migratory game birds described in section 136(3) to train dogs as retrievers is exempt from the application of section 41(1) of the Act in relation to those carcasses.

(2)  A person who hunts wildlife in accordance with a section 7 exemption is exempt from the application of section 41(2) of the Act.

Disposition of access to land under Recreational Access Management Program — s49

13.08(1)  In this section,

                               (a)    “access management plan” means a contract entered into or to be entered into under subsection (4);

                              (b)    “filed” means

                                        (i)    on file with, and made available for inspection by the public by, the Wildlife Management Branch of the Service, and

                                      (ii)    in the case of the program or any of its terms or requirements (but excluding access management plans), published on the Service’s website;

                               (c)    “owner” means a person who holds privately owned land;

                              (d)    “program” means the program, if any, referred to in subsection (2);

                               (e)    “program host” means an owner or any other person acting on behalf of an owner who, but for this section, would be in contravention of section 49 of the Act if that person performed any activity referred to in that section.

(2)  The Minister may establish and maintain a program to be called the “Recreational Access Management Program” relating at least in part to the potential for exemption from section 49 of the Act and, if the Minister does so, shall ensure that the current terms and requirements referred to in subsection (3)(a) and (b), including any amendments made to them, are and remain filed.

(3)  The Minister shall ensure that the program includes at least

                               (a)    the substantive terms of the program, including

                                        (i)    conditions applicable to the exemption referred to in subsection (5), and

                                      (ii)    restrictions and prohibitions applicable to persons allowed to access the land and to hunt under the program and the applicable access management plans,

                                  and

                              (b)    all filed access management plans.

(4)  The Minister may, under the terms of the program, enter into a contract with a program host allowing that program host to perform any activities that would otherwise be prohibited by section 49 of the Act and shall ensure that all such contracts, including any amendments made to such contracts, are and remain filed.

(5)  Parties to extant access management plans are exempt from the application of section 49 of the Act to the extent that they are acting in accordance with the filed program and the filed access management plans applicable to them.

(6)  The terms and conditions of the filed program and the filed access management plans are to be treated as incorporated by reference in this section.

Dog training for no gain

13.1   A person who, without gain or reward, trains dogs for the purpose of hunting wildlife or retrieving game birds is exempt from the application of section 50 of the Act except with respect to such training on public land within Townships 1 to 8, Ranges 1 to 11, west of the fourth meridian between April 1 and July 31.

Firearms around buildings - s52(1)

14   Section 52(1) of the Act does not apply to an individual who discharges

                               (a)    a weapon in a safe manner in or on a lawfully established and operated shooting range, or

                              (b)    an air powered gun with a projectile velocity of less than 500 feet per second or a bow and arrow or slingshot if

                                        (i)    the individual is undertaking target practice with that weapon,

                                      (ii)    the weapon is discharged with the express permission of the owner or occupant of the land where the practice is taking place,

                                     (iii)    no projectile from the weapon is allowed to travel beyond the boundaries of that land,

                                     (iv)    the weapon is discharged in a safe manner against an adequate backstop, and

                                       (v)    the discharge occurs in accordance with local laws.

Game bird shooting ground - s55(1), etc.

15   Section 55(1) of the Act and section 117 of this Regulation do not apply in respect of any number of game birds that are lawfully killed under the authority of a game bird shooting ground licence on a game bird shooting ground.

Transportation of wildlife - s57(1)

16(1)  A person who transports

                               (a)    a wildlife animal referred to in the section 3(a) or (b) exemption, or

                              (b)    a non‑licence animal that has been lawfully killed or that  is possessed live in accordance with section 135 of this Regulation,

is exempt from the application of section 57(1) of the Act.

Captive commercial upland game bird - various exemptions

17   Sections 55, 57(1), 58, 59(1), 61 and 62 of the Act and section 117 of this Regulation do not apply to captive commercial upland game birds.

Antler product - ss57(1) and 59(1)

18   Sections 57(1) and 59(1) of the Act do not apply in respect of packages of antler product referred to in the section 25(2) or (3) exemption if

                               (a)    each package contains not more than 500 grams of antler product, and

                              (b)    the packaging has not been opened or tampered with in any manner.

Transportation, exportation and trafficking -
ss57(1), 59(1) and 62(1) and (2)

19   The following wildlife is exempt from the application of sections 57(1), 59(1) and 62(1) and (2) of the Act:

                               (a)    processed upland game birds;

                              (b)    the feathers and flesh of upland game birds raised under the authority of a game bird farm permit or a game bird shooting ground licence;

                               (c)    wildlife animals bearing the unaltered permanent marking referred to in section 141(5) of this Regulation if

                                        (i)    a period of at least 3 years has elapsed from the date when the mark was affixed, or

                                      (ii)    the wildlife has been registered for sale pursuant to section 141(4) of this Regulation;

                              (d)    the processed skins of fur‑bearing animals

                                        (i)    killed by a person referred to in section 4 or 7 in accordance with section 4 or 7 respectively, or under the authority of

                                              (A)    a registered fur management licence, a resident fur management licence, an Indian fur management licence, a Metis trapper’s licence, a collection licence, a wolf/coyote licence or a damage control licence, or

                                              (B)    a licence equivalent to a licence specified in paragraph (A) issued outside Alberta,

                                           or

                                      (ii)    raised on a fur farm or under the authority of a zoo permit or a research permit;

                               (e)    the processed skins, excluding horns, hooves and any part of a horn or hoof, of sheep and goat killed under the authority of recreational licences;

                               (f)    the skins, excluding horns, antlers, hooves and any part of a horn, antler or hoof, of antelope, moose, elk, white‑tailed deer and mule deer that are lawfully possessed;

                               (g)    beaver that has been hunted in accordance with the Act and this Regulation, including the unprocessed skin of the tail but excluding any other unprocessed part of the skin;

                              (h)    the claws, skulls and teeth of fur‑bearing animals, other than beaver, that have been hunted in accordance with the Act and this Regulation;

                               (i)    the feathers of migratory game birds, but only for the purposes and under the conditions stated in section 12.1(1) of the Migratory Birds Regulations (Canada) (C.R.C., c. 1035).

Black bear claws and skins - ss57(1) and 62(1) and (2)

20(1)  The claws of a black bear killed in accordance with the Act and this Regulation are exempt from the application of sections 57(1) and 62(1) and (2) of the Act if they have not been surgically or otherwise separated from the entire skin of the black bear.

(2)  Subject to subsection (1), the skins, including portions of skins,  of black bear killed in accordance with the Act and this Regulation are exempt from the application of sections 57(1) and 62(1) and (2) of the Act.

Exportation - s59(1)

21(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a person who holds a licence under whose authority a black bear, deer, moose, elk, antelope or game bird has been killed, or who holds a non‑resident/non‑resident alien wolf/coyote licence under whose authority a coyote has been killed, is exempt from the application of section 59(1) of the Act if

                               (a)    the animal is exported within 30 days after the date when it was killed or within 5 days after the close of the open season during which it was killed, whichever occurs first,

                              (b)    the animal is accompanied during its exportation by the person who killed it, and

                               (c)    the person who killed it carries on his person the licence that authorized the killing.

(1.01)  A person not covered by subsection (1) who lawfully kills a black bear, deer, moose, elk, antelope or game bird under an aboriginal treaty or other right that is protected by the Canadian Constitution is exempt from the application of section 59(1) of the Act if

                               (a)    the animal is exported within 30 days after the date when it was killed, and

                              (b)    the animal is accompanied during its exportation by the person who killed it.

(1.1)  Coyote that were lawfully killed, except those hunted under the authority of a non‑resident/non‑resident alien wolf/coyote licence, are exempt from the application of section 59(1) of the Act.

(2)  The exemption in subsection (1) or (1.01) in respect of a black bear applies only to a person who is exporting

                               (a)    the red meat, other than the gall bladder or paws,

                              (b)    the head or skull,

                               (c)    the complete skin, including the claws, or

                              (d)    a part of the skin that is processed

or all of them.

(3)  Wildlife brought into Alberta as the result of the equivalent of  an export permit issued outside Alberta is exempt from the application of section 59(1) of the Act if

                               (a)    the destination of the wildlife, as indicated on that document, is a location outside Alberta, and

                              (b)    the person transporting the wildlife from Alberta carries that document on his person at all times during that transportation.

Non-licence animals - ss59(1) and 62(1) and (2)

22   Non‑licence animals that are lawfully killed or that are possessed live in accordance with section 135 of this Regulation, other than

                               (a)    plains garter snake,

                              (b)    wandering garter snake, and

                               (c)    red‑sided garter snake,

                              (d)    repealed AR 91/2011 s2

are exempt from the application of sections 59(1) and 62(1) and (2) of the Act.

Release of live wildlife - s61

22.1   The holder of a wildlife rehabilitation permit is exempt from the application of section 61 of the Act if the holder releases a live wildlife animal from captivity that, prior to the release, was lawfully possessed under the authority of that permit, if

                               (a)    the wildlife is not an endangered animal, and

                              (b)    its release has been sanctioned by a veterinarian referred to in section 78(2)(a) of this Regulation.

Traffic with persons outside Alberta - s62(1) and (2)

23   Where a person in Alberta is legally entitled to sell or otherwise dispose of a live wildlife animal there and wishes to sell or otherwise dispose of that animal to another person in another jurisdiction who is entitled to buy or otherwise acquire from the first‑mentioned person and to possess the animal under the laws of that other jurisdiction, that sale or disposal of the animal is exempt from the application of section 62(1) and (2) of the Act.

Trafficking in fur-bearing animals - s62(1) and (2)

24   A person who sells the skin of a fur‑bearing animal to the holder of a fur dealer permit is exempt from the application of section 62(1) and (2) of the Act

                               (a)    if the seller lawfully hunted the fur‑bearing animal under the authority of the Agricultural Pests Act, a section 4 or 7 exemption or a licence or a Metis licence and if section 130(3) of this Regulation, if applicable, has been complied with,

                              (b)    if the seller lawfully imported the skin into Alberta, or

                               (c)    if the seller has the section 8 exemption.

Antlers and antler product — s62(1) and (2)

25(1)  In this section, “antler product” means the product resulting from the reduction, through cutting, grinding, slicing or mixing in solution, of the antlers of a wildlife animal that was lawfully possessed live in a jurisdiction outside Alberta.

(2)  Antler product is exempt from the application of section 62(1) and (2) of the Act if

                               (a)    the antler product or the antler from which the antler product was produced

                                        (i)    was lawfully exported from the jurisdiction referred to in subsection (1), and

                                      (ii)    was imported accompanied by written documentation that identified or provided the location where the live wildlife that was the source of the antler product or the antlers, as the case may be, had been kept in captivity, the legal authority under which the wildlife had been kept in captivity, the date of the transportation to Alberta, a description of the shipment, its destination and the person who transported it there,

                              (b)    all requirements of the Food and Drugs Act (Canada), where applicable, have been met,

                               (c)    the antler product has been securely packaged and neither it nor its packaging has been tampered with or opened in any manner, and

                              (d)    that packaging is labelled with information that sufficiently and accurately identifies the contents of the package and from whom those contents or the package containing the contents originated.

(3)  Section 62(1) and (2) of the Act do not apply to transactions in respect of antler product or the antlers referred to in subsection (2)(a) between persons who have domestic cervid farm licences.

AR 143/97Sched.1;221/97;225/99;166/2000;138/2001;251/2001;

104/2002;133/2002;109/2003;157/2004;124/2007;112/2008;149/2009;

195/2009;91/2011;185/2012;203/2014;93/2015

Schedule 2

(Section 10(1) of this Regulation)

The Alberta Conservation Association

Interpretation of Schedule

1   In this Schedule,

                               (a)    “Association” means the Alberta Conservation Association referred to in section 2(1);

                              (b)    “by-laws” means the by-laws made by the Association under section 8;

                               (c)    “enhancement levy” means the enhancement levy referred to in section 4;

                              (d)    “fiscal year” means the fiscal year of the Association, as specified in the by‑laws.

Continuation of delegated authority, and delegated functions

2(1)  The Alberta Conservation Association is continued as a delegated authority referred to in section 104(1)(b) of the Act.

(2)  The Association is delegated the following powers, duties and functions, to be carried out in accordance with the Act, this Regulation and the objects and by‑laws of the Association:

                               (a)    the inventorization, development and enhancement of populations and habitats of wildlife, fish and endangered species in Alberta through

                                        (i)    implementation and support of projects and improvements that retain, enhance or create any such habitat,

                                      (ii)    implementation and support of restoration and re-introduction projects to enhance populations of wildlife, fish and endangered species,

                                     (iii)    implementation and support of the inventorization of populations and habitats of wildlife, fish and endangered species, and

                                     (iv)    implementation and support of projects for the stocking of selected water bodies, including transportation;

                              (b)    the implementation and support of a program that provides for the payment of rewards to persons who assist the Minister with the enforcement of the Act and this Regulation, including maintaining the uninterrupted capacity to receive information from citizens at no cost to them;

                               (c)    the provision of compensation for

                                        (i)    damage and loss caused by wildlife and measures taken to prevent such damage and loss, and

                                      (ii)    damage and loss occasioned to livestock as a result of the use of a weapon during an open season

                                       as described in Part 1 of this Regulation.

Freedom of information and protection of privacy

2.1(1)  The Association shall comply with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in the course of carrying out its powers, duties and functions under this Regulation.

(2)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for freedom of information matters.

(3)  If a request for access to information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is made, the Association shall

                               (a)    in the case of a request made directly to the Association, immediately direct the request to the Department’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Co‑ordinator, and

                              (b)    in every case, comply with such directions regarding the request as may be provided by the Co‑ordinator.

(4)  All records in the custody or under the control of the Association that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties or functions under this Regulation are subject to

                               (a)    the Records Management Regulation (AR 224/2001), or

                              (b)    any regulation that replaces the Records Management Regulation (AR 224/2001).

(5)  All information and records created or maintained in the course of carrying out the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation become and remain the property of the Crown in right of Alberta.

(6)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for records management matters.

Annual report and business plan

3(1)  The Association shall,

                               (a)    at least 30 days before the beginning of each fiscal year, provide to the Minister a business plan for the Association that indicates its goals for the coming fiscal year, and

                              (b)    not more than 6 months after the end of each fiscal year, provide to the Minister an annual report summarizing the Association’s activities and containing its audited financial statements for that fiscal year.

(2)  The remuneration and benefits that were paid or provided during a fiscal year to

                               (a)    each director, within the meaning of section 1 of the Societies Act, of the Association, and

                              (b)    all management personnel who report directly to one or more of such directors

must be reported in the financial statements for that fiscal year or as a note or schedule to those financial statements.

(3)  The remuneration and benefits must be reported

                               (a)    on an individual basis by name in the case of the persons referred to in subsection (2)(a), and

                              (b)    on an aggregate basis in the case of the persons referred to in subsection (2)(b).

(4)  The Minister may disclose personal information, within the meaning of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, reported under this section, and this subsection constitutes an authorization for the purposes of section 40(1)(f) of that Act.

Enhancement levy

4(1)  The Association may establish or continue an enhancement levy, to be paid in addition to any licence, permit, fishing licence or other kind of fee or assessment that is otherwise legally payable, with respect to the issue of a licence, permit or fishing licence of any kind or an application for a special licence.

(2)  If the Association establishes an enhancement levy with respect to any kind of licence, permit or fishing licence, a person who applies for a licence, permit or fishing licence of that kind must pay the levy before it is issued.

(3)  A prospective applicant for a special licence must pay any levy established with respect to it before a written application form is provided or before any other method of application is accepted, as the case may be.

Use of enhancement levies

5   Enhancement levies may only be used to provide or pay for carrying out the powers, duties and functions set out in section 2(2), but salaries, fees, costs, expenses and liabilities incurred in the administration of the Association may be paid out of enhancement levies.

Agreements to collect and remit levy

6   The Association may enter into agreements with the Crown or any person to collect enhancement levies and to remit them to the Association.

Holding of levy in trust

7(1)  A person (but not the Crown) referred to in section 6 holds enhancement levies collected by it in trust for the Association.

(2)  An enhancement levy and any interest owing in respect of it are recoverable by the Association by an action in debt.

By-laws

8   The Association may make by-laws

                               (a)    classifying licences, permits and fishing licences for the purpose of its by‑laws,

                              (b)    setting the amounts of the enhancement levies that are to be paid,

                               (c)    respecting the form and manner in which and the times at which an accounting must be made and enhancement levies remitted,

                              (d)    requiring the payment of interest on enhancement levies that are not remitted to the Association as required by this Regulation and the by‑laws,

                               (e)    respecting the keeping of records in respect of the issue of licences, permits and fishing licences and the making of those records available for inspection by the Association and representatives of the Minister,

                               (f)    respecting any other matter related to the carrying out by the Association of its powers, duties and functions under the Act and this Regulation, and

                               (g)    specifying the Association’s fiscal year.

Notice of objects or by-law changes

9   When the Association proposes to change its objects or by‑laws under the Societies Act, it shall give reasonable prior notice of the nature of the proposed changes to the Minister.

AR 143/97 Sched.2;68/99;251/2001;37/2010

Schedule 3

(Section 10(2) of this Regulation)

The Alberta Professional Outfitters Society

Interpretation of Schedule

1(1)  In this Schedule,

                               (a)    “by‑laws” means the by‑laws made by the Society under section 10;

                              (b)    “fiscal year” means the fiscal year of the Society, as specified in the by‑laws;

                               (c)    “Society” means the Alberta Professional Outfitters Society referred to in section 2(1).

Continuation of delegated authority, and delegated functions

2(1)  The Alberta Professional Outfitters Society is continued as a delegated authority referred to in section 104(1)(b) of the Act.

(2)  The Society is delegated the following powers, duties and functions, to be carried out in accordance with the Act, this Regulation and the objects and by‑laws of the Society:

                               (a)    the issue of outfitter‑guide permits and guides’ designations;

                              (b)    the distribution, including transfers, of allocations;

                               (c)    the issue of non‑resident alien licences authorizing the hunting of big game animals;

                              (d)    the collection of fees for licences, permits and guides’ designations;

                               (e)    the designation of, and the setting of the qualifications for, guides;

                               (f)    the cancellation and suspension of licences, permits and guides’ designations, issued by the Society;

                               (g)    establishment of the kinds of protection of deposits required by section 57(2) of this Regulation.

Freedom of information and protection of privacy

2.1(1)  The Society shall comply with the Freedom of  Information and Protection of Privacy Act in the course of carrying out its powers, duties and functions under this Regulation.

(2)  The Society shall designate a person to be responsible for freedom of information matters.

(3)  If a request for access to information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is made, the Society shall,

                               (a)    in the case of a request made directly to the Society, immediately direct the request to the Department’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Co‑ordinator, and

                              (b)    in every case, comply with such directions regarding the request as may be provided by the Co‑ordinator.

(4)  All records in the custody or under the control of the Society that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties or functions under this Regulation are subject to

                               (a)    the Records Management Regulation (AR 224/2001), or

                              (b)    any regulation that replaces the Records Management Regulation (AR 224/2001).

(5)  All information and records created or maintained in the course of carrying out the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation become and remain the property of the Crown in right of Alberta.

(6)  The Society shall designate a person to be responsible for records management matters.

Annual report and business plan

3(1)  The Society shall,

                               (a)    at least 30 days before the beginning of each fiscal year, provide to the Minister a business plan for the Society that indicates its goals for the coming fiscal year, and

                              (b)    not more than 6 months after the end of each fiscal year, provide to the Minister an annual report summarizing the Society’s activities and containing its audited financial statements for that fiscal year.

(2)  The remuneration and benefits that were paid or provided during a fiscal year to

                               (a)    each director, within the meaning of section 1 of the Societies Act, of the Society, and

                              (b)    all management personnel who report directly to one or more of such directors

must be reported in the financial statements for that fiscal year or as a note or schedule to those financial statements.

(3)  The remuneration and benefits must be reported

                               (a)    on an individual basis by name in the case of the persons referred to in subsection (2)(a), and

                              (b)    on an aggregate basis in the case of the persons referred to in subsection (2)(b).

(4)  The Minister may disclose personal information, within the meaning of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, reported under this section, and this subsection constitutes an authorization for the purposes of section 40(1)(f) of that Act.

Charge for Societys services

4(1)  The Society may establish or continue a charge to be paid, in addition to any fee prescribed in Schedule 8, by its prospective holder or by a prospective designated guide.

(2)  The charge is to be paid before the licence or permit to which the fee relates is issued or before the guide’s designation is given, as the case may be.

(3)  The charge is a fee for services reflecting the costs incurred by the Society in undertaking its powers, duties and functions under this Regulation.

Remittance of fees

5   The Society shall, in accordance with an agreement (if any) with the Minister, remit to the Government fees prescribed in Schedule 8 and collected by it.

Returns and information

6   The Society shall make such returns and provide such information to the Minister as the Minister requires, outlining the services that the Society has performed pursuant to section 2(2).

Holding of prescribed fees in trust

7   The Society holds all fees prescribed in Schedule 8 and collected by it in trust for the Crown.

Cancellations and suspensions

8   The Society may cancel or suspend a licence, permit or guide’s designation issued by it in accordance with the by‑laws.

Agreements for service

9   The Society may enter into agreements with the Minister to provide any further administrative services that may be required under the Act or this Regulation.

By‑laws

10   The Society may make by‑laws

                               (a)    setting the charges for services provided by it,

                              (b)    establishing the form of any licence, permit or guide’s designation to be issued by it,

                               (c)    respecting the provision of guiding services, including qualifications, restrictions and rights to enter into agreements to provide such services,

                              (d)    respecting the manner in which allocations are to be distributed and transferred,

                               (e)    respecting the manner in which licences, permits and guides’ designations issued by it may be suspended or cancelled,

                               (f)    respecting the protection for deposits to be provided under section 57(2) of this Regulation, and

                               (g)    specifying the Society’s fiscal year.

Notice of objects or by-law changes

11   When the Society proposes to change its objects or by‑laws under the Societies Act, it shall give reasonable prior notice of the nature of the proposed changes to the Minister.

Transitional

12   All terms and conditions of allocations issued before the commencement of this section and still subsisting are to be administered and maintained by the Society.

AR 143/97 Sched.3;68/99;174/2000;251/2001;37/2010

Schedule 4

(Section 4(1)(a) to (g) of this Regulation)

Wildlife

Part 1
Big Game

Ursus americanus                       [American Black (Black) Bear]

Puma concolor                            [Cougar (Mountain Lion)]

Cervus canadensis manitobensis [Elk (Wapiti) (Manitoban Elk)]

Cervus canadensis nannodes   [Elk (Wapiti) (Tule Elk)]

Cervus canadensis nelsoni        [Elk (Wapiti) (Rocky Mountain       Elk)]

Cervus canadensis roosevelti   [Elk (Wapiti) (Roosevelt Elk)]

Odocoileus hemionus                 (Mule Deer)

Odocoileus virginianus             (White‑tailed Deer)

Alces alces                                   (Moose)

Antilocapra americana              [Antelope (Pronghorn)]

Ovis canadensis canadensis     [Sheep (Rocky Mountain Bighorn      Sheep)]

Oreamnos americanus               [Goat (Rocky Mountain Goat)]

Any hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing of 2 animals, at least one of which is a big game animal

Part 2
Birds of Prey

Cathartes aura                            (Turkey Vulture)

Coragyps atratus                        (Black Vulture)

Pandion haliaetus                       (Osprey)

Haliaeetus leucocephalus         (Bald Eagle)

Circus hudsonius                        (Northern Harrier)

Accipiter striatus                        (Sharp‑shinned Hawk)

Accipiter cooperii                       (Cooper’s Hawk)

Accipiter gentilis                         (Northern Goshawk)

Buteo platypterus                        (Broad‑winged Hawk)

Buteo swainsoni                          (Swainson’s Hawk)

Buteo jamaicensis                       (Red‑tailed Hawk)

Buteo lagopus                              (Rough‑legged Hawk)

Aquila chrysaetos                       (Golden Eagle)

Falco sparverius                         (American Kestrel)

Falco columbarius                      (Merlin)

Falco rusticolus                          (Gyrfalcon)

Falco mexicanus                         (Prairie Falcon)

Tyto alba                                      (Common Barn Owl)

Megascops asio                           (Eastern Screech Owl)

Megascops kennicottii               (Western Screech Owl)

Megascops flammeolus              (Flammulated Owl)

Bubo virginianus                        (Great Horned Owl)

Bubo scandiaca                           (Snowy Owl)

Surnia ulula                                 (Northern Hawk‑Owl)

Glaucidium gnoma                     (Northern Pygmy‑Owl)

Strix varia                                    (Barred Owl)

Strix nebulosa                             (Great Gray Owl)

Asio otus                                       (Long‑eared Owl)

Asio flammeus                              (Short‑eared Owl)

Aegolius funereus                       (Boreal Owl)

Aegolius acadicus                       (Northern Saw‑whet Owl)

Any hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing of 2 birds of prey

Part 3
Fur‑Bearing Animals

Tamiasciurus hudsonicus          [American Red (Red) Squirrel]

Castor canadensis                      [American Beaver (Beaver)]

Ondatra zibethicus                     (Muskrat)

Canis latrans                               (Coyote)

Canis lupus                                  [Wolf (Gray Wolf)]

Alopex lagopus                            (Arctic Fox)

Vulpes vulpes                               (Red Fox)

Urocyon cinereoargenteus       (Gray Fox)

Martes americana                       [American Marten (Marten)]

Martes pennanti                          (Fisher)

Mustela erminea                         [Short‑tailed Weasel (Ermine)]

Mustela nivalis                            (Least Weasel)

Mustela frenata                           (Long‑tailed Weasel)

Neovison vison                            [American Mink (Mink)]

Gulo gulo                                     (Wolverine)

Taxidea taxus                              [American Badger (Badger)]

Lontra canadensis                      [Otter (Northern River Otter)]

Lynx canadensis                          [Canada Lynx (Lynx)]

Lynx rufus                                    (Bobcat)

Any hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing of 2 fur‑bearing animals

Part 4
Game Birds

ITEM 1:  Migratory Game Birds

Birds of the following kinds, except a bird that

                               (a)    is raised in captivity,

                              (b)    has not been captured from the wild, and

                               (c)    is readily distinguishable from a wild bird of the same kind by size, shape or colour:

Anser albifrons                            [White‑fronted (Greater    White‑fronted) Goose]

Chen caerulescens                      [Snow (Blue) Goose]

Chen rossii                                   (Ross Goose)

Branta bernicla                           [Brant (Black Brant)]

Branta canadensis                      (Canada Goose)

Branta hutchinsii                        (Cackling Goose)

Aix sponsa                                    (Wood Duck)

Anas crecca                                 (Green‑winged Teal)

Anas rubripes                              (American Black Duck)

Anas platyrhynchos                    (Mallard)

Anas acuta                                   (Northern Pintail)

Anas discors                                (Blue‑winged Teal)

Anas cyanoptera                         (Cinnamon Teal)

Anas clypeata                              (Northern Shoveler)

Anas strepera                              (Gadwall)

Anas penelope                             [European (Eurasian) Wigeon]

Anas querquedula                       (Garganey)

Anas americana                          (American Wigeon)

Aythya valisineria                       (Canvasback)

Aythya americana                       (Redhead)

Aythya collaris                            (Ring‑necked Duck)

Aythya marila                              (Greater Scaup)

Aythya affinis                               (Lesser Scaup)

Aythya fuligula                            (Tufted Duck)

Somateria spectabilis                 (King Eider)

Somateria mollissima                 (Common Eider)

Histrionicus histrionicus           (Harlequin Duck)

Clangula hyemalis                      (Long‑tailed Duck)

Melanitta americana                  (Black Scoter)

Melanitta perspicillata              (Surf Scoter)

Melanitta fusca                           (White‑winged Scoter)

Bucephala clangula                   (Common Goldeneye)

Bucephala islandica                   (Barrows Goldeneye)

Bucephala albeola                      (Bufflehead)

Lophodytes cucullatus               (Hooded Merganser)

Mergus merganser                      (Common Merganser)

Mergus serrator                          (Red‑breasted Merganser)

Oxyura jamaicensis                    (Ruddy Duck)

Coturnicops noveboracensis    (Yellow Rail)

Rallus limicola                            (Virginia Rail)

Porzana carolina                        [Sora Rail (Sora)]

Fulica americana                        (American Coot)

Gallinago delicata                      (Wilsons Snipe)

Any hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing of 2 migratory game birds

ITEM 2:  Upland Game Birds

Perdix perdix                               [Gray (Common) (Hungarian)    Partridge]

Phasianus colchicus                   [Pheasant (Ring‑necked    Pheasant)]

Dendragapus canadensis          (Spruce Grouse)

Dendragapus obscurus              [Blue (Dusky) Grouse]

Lagopus lagopus                         (Willow Ptarmigan)

Lagopus leucurus                       (White‑tailed Ptarmigan)

Lagopus mutus                            (Rock Ptarmigan)

Bonasa umbellus                         (Ruffed Grouse)

Tympanuchus phasianellus       (Sharp‑tailed Grouse)

Meleagris gallopavo merriami [Wild (Merriam’s) Turkey]

Any hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing of 2 upland game birds

Part 5
Non‑game Animals

Ambystoma macrodactylum      (Long‑toed Salamander)

Anaxyrus cognatus                     (Great Plains Toad)

Anaxyrus hemiophrys                 (Canadian Toad)

Anaxyrus boreas                         [Boreal (Western) Toad]

Spea bombifrons                         (Plains Spadefoot)

Rana luteiventris                         [Columbia Spotted (Spotted)    Frog]

Chrysemys picta                          (Western Painted Turtle)

Pituophis cantenifer                   [Bull (Gopher) Snake]

Heterodon nasicus                      (Western Hognose Snake)

Crotalus viridis                           (Prairie Rattlesnake)

Thamnophis sirtalis                    [Red‑sided (Common) Garter    Snake]

Thamnophis radix                       (Plains Garter Snake)

Thamnophis elegans                   [Western Terrestrial (Wandering)      Garter Snake]

Myotis ciliolabrum                     (Small‑footed Myotis)

Myotis volans                              (Long‑legged Myotis)

Myotis septentrionalis               (Northern Myotis)

Myotis evotis                                (Long‑eared Myotis)

Lasionycteris noctivagans        (Silver‑haired Bat)

Lasiurus borealis                        (Eastern Red Bat)

Lasiurus cinereus                       (Hoary Bat)

Sorex hoyi                                    [American Pygmy (Pygmy)    Shrew]

Sorex vagrans                             [Vagrant (Wandering) Shrew]

Marmota flaviventris                  (Yellow‑bellied Marmot)

Marmota caligata                       (Hoary Marmot)

Tamias amoenus                          (Yellow‑pine Chipmunk)

Tamias ruficaudus                      (Red‑tailed Chipmunk)

Glaucomys sabrinus                   (Northern Flying Squirrel)

Reithrodontomys megalotis       (Western Harvest Mouse)

Perognathus fasciatus               (Olive‑backed Pocket Mouse)

Microtus richardsoni                 [North American Water (Water)      Vole]

Microtus xanthognathus            (Taiga Vole)

Microtus ochrogaster                (Prairie Vole)

Lemmiscus curtatus                    (Sagebrush Vole)

Mustela nigripes                         (Black‑footed Ferret)

Lemmus trimucronatus               [Nearctic Brown (Brown)    Lemming]

Synaptomys borealis                  (Northern Bog Lemming)

Gavia stellata                              (Red‑throated Loon)

Gavia pacifica                             (Pacific Loon)

Gavia immer                                (Common Loon)

Gavia adamsii                             (Yellow‑billed Loon)

Podilymbus podiceps                 (Pied‑billed Grebe)

Podiceps auritus                         (Horned Grebe)

Podiceps grisegena                    (Red‑necked Grebe)

Podiceps nigricollis                   (Eared Grebe)

Aechmophorus clarkii                (Clarks Grebe)

Gallinula galeata                        (Common Galinule)

Phalacrocorax auritus               (Double‑crested Cormorant)

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos      (American White Pelican)

Botaurus lentiginosus                (American Bittern)

Ardea herodias                            (Great Blue Heron)

Egretta caerulea                         (Little Blue Heron)

Egretta tricolor                           (Tri‑coloured Heron)

Casmerodius albus                     (Great Egret)

Egretta thula                                (Snowy Egret)

Bubulcus ibis                               (Cattle Egret)

Butorides virescens                    (Green Heron)

Nycticorax nycticorax                (Black‑crowned Night Heron)

Nyctanassa violacea                  (Yellow‑crowned Night Heron)

Plegadis chihi                              (White‑faced Ibis)

Cygnus columbianus                  (Tundra Swan)

Cygnus buccinator                     (Trumpeter Swan)

Grus canadensis                         (Sandhill Crane)

Grus grus                                     (Common Crane)

Pluvialis squatarola                   [Black‑bellied (Gray) Plover]

Pluvialis dominica                      (American Golden Plover)

Pluvialis fulva                             (Pacific Golden Plover)

Charadrius nivosus                    (Snowy Plover)

Charadrius mongolus                (Lesser Sand Plover)

Charadrius semipalmatus         (Semipalmated Plover)

Charadrius vociferus                 (Killdeer)

Himantopus mexicanus              (Black‑necked Stilt)

Recurvirostra americana          (American Avocet)

Tringa erythropus                       (Spotted Redshank)

Tringa melanoleuca                   (Greater Yellowlegs)

Tringa flavipes                            (Lesser Yellowlegs)

Tringa solitaria                           (Solitary Sandpiper)

Tringa semipalmata                    (Willet)

Tringa incana                              (Wandering Tattler)

Actitis macularius                       (Spotted Sandpiper)

Bartramia longicauda                (Upland Sandpiper)

Numenius phaeopus                   (Whimbrel)

Numenius americanus                (Long‑billed Curlew)

Numenius borealis                      (Eskimo Curlew)

Limosa haemastica                     (Hudsonian Godwit)

Limosa fedoa                               (Marbled Godwit)

Aphriza virgata                           (Surfbird)

Arenaria interpres                      (Ruddy Turnstone)

Arenaria melanocephala           (Black Turnstone)

Calidris canutus                          (Red Knot)

Calidris alba                                (Sanderling)

Calidris pusilla                           (Semipalmated Sandpiper)

Calidris mauri                             (Western Sandpiper)

Calidris minutilla                        (Least Sandpiper)

Calidris minuta                           (Little Stint)

Callidris ruficollis                      (Red‑necked Stint)

Calidris fuscicollis                     (White‑rumped Sandpiper)

Calidris bairdii                           (Bairds Sandpiper)

Calidris melanotos                     (Pectoral Sandpiper)

Calidris acuminata                     (Sharp‑tailed Sandpiper)

Calidris alpina                            (Dunlin)

Calidris ferruginea                     (Curlew Sandpiper)

Calidris himantopus                   (Stilt Sandpiper)

Tryngites subruficollis               (Buff‑breasted Sandpiper)

Philomachus pugnax                  (Ruff)

Limnodromus griseus                 (Short‑billed Dowitcher)

Limnodromus scolopaceus        (Long‑billed Dowitcher)

Scolopax minor                           (American Woodcock)

Phalaropus (Steganopus)          (Wilsons Phalarope)
   tricolor

Phalaropus lobatus                    (Red‑necked Phalarope)

Phalaropus fulicaria                  (Red Phalarope)

Stercorarius longicaudus          (Long‑tailed Jaeger)

Stercorarius parasiticus            (Parasitic Jaeger)

Stercorarius pomarinus             (Pomarine Jaeger)

Leucophaeus pipixcan               (Franklins Gull)

Chroicocephalus philadelphia (Bonapartes Gull)

Larus canus                                 (Mew Gull)

Larus delawarensis                    (Ring‑billed Gull)

Larus californicus                      (California Gull)

Larus argentatus                         (Herring Gull)

Larus thayeri                               (Thayer’s Gull)

Larus glaucoides                        (Iceland Gull)

Larus glaucescens                      (Glaucous‑winged Gull)

Larus hyperboreus                     (Glaucous Gull)

Larus schistsagus                       (Slaty‑backed Gull)

Larus marinus                             (Great Black‑backed Gull)

Larus fuscus                                 (Lesser Black‑backed Gull)

Hydrocoloeus minutus               (Little Gull)

Xema sabini                                 (Sabines Gull)

Rissa tridactyla                           (Black‑legged Kittiwake)

Sternula antillarum                    (Least Tern)

Hydroprogne caspia                  (Caspian Tern)

Sterna hirundo                            (Common Tern)

Sterna paradisaea                      (Arctic Tern)

Sterna forsteri                             (Forsters Tern)

Chlidonias niger                         (Black Tern)

Cepphus grylle                            (Black Guillemot)

Synthliboramphus antiquus      (Ancient Murrelet)

Brachyramphus perdix              (Long‑billed Murrelet)

Patagioenas fasciata                  (Band‑tailed Pigeon)

Zenaida macroura                      (Mourning Dove)

Zenaida asiatica                         (White‑winged Dove)

Streptopelia decaocto                (Eurasian Collared‑Dove)

Coccyzus erythropthalmus        (Black‑billed Cuckoo)

Coccyzus americanus                 (Yellow‑billed Cuckoo)

Chordeiles minor                        (Common Nighthawk)

Phalaenoptilus nuttallii             (Common Poorwill)

Caprimulgus vociferus               [Eastern Whip‑poor‑will    (Whip‑poor‑will)]

Cypseloides niger                       [American Black (Black) Swift]

Chaetura vauxi                            (Vauxs Swift)

Aeronautes saxatalis                  (White‑throated Swift)

Archilochus alexandri               (Black‑chinned Hummingbird)

Archilochus colubris                  (Ruby‑throated Hummingbird)

Calypte anna                               (Annas Hummingbird)

Calypte costae                             (Costas Hummingbird)

Stellula calliope                          (Calliope Hummingbird)

Selasphorus rufus                       (Rufous Hummingbird)

Colibri thalassinus                     (Green Violetear)

Megaceryle alcyon                     (Belted Kingfisher)

Melanerpes lewis                        (Lewis Woodpecker)

Melanerpes formicivorus          (Acorn Woodpecker)

Melanerpes carolinus                (Red‑bellied Woodpecker)

Melanerpes erythrocephalus    (Red‑headed Woodpecker)

Sphyrapicus nuchalis                 (Red‑naped Sapsucker)

Sphyrapicus thyroideus             (Williamsons Sapsucker)

Sphyrapicus varius                     (Yellow‑bellied Sapsucker)

Sphyrapicus ruber                      (Red‑breasted Sapsucker)

Picoides pubescens                    (Downy Woodpecker)

Picoides villosus                         (Hairy Woodpecker)

Picoides dorsalis                        (American Three‑toed    Woodpecker)

Picoides arcticus                        (Black‑backed Woodpecker)

Colaptes auratus                         (Northern Flicker)

Dryocopus pileatus                    (Pileated Woodpecker)

Contopus cooperi                       (Olive‑sided Flycatcher)

Contopus sordidulus                  (Western Wood‑Pewee)

Empidonax flaviventris              (Yellow‑bellied Flycatcher)

Empidonax alnorum                   (Alder Flycatcher)

Empidonax traillii                       (Willow Flycatcher)

Empidonax minimus                   (Least Flycatcher)

Empidonax hammondii              (Hammonds Flycatcher)

Empidonax oberholseri             (Dusky Flycatcher)

Empidonax difficilis                   (Pacific‑slope Flycatcher)

Empidonax wrightii                    (Gray Flycatcher)

Polioptila caerulea                     (Blue‑gray Gnatcatcher)

Sayornis phoebe                         (Eastern Phoebe)

Sayornis saya                              (Says Phoebe)

Myiarchus crinitus                     (Great Crested Flycatcher)

Tyrannus verticalis                     (Western Kingbird)

Tyrannus tyrannus                      (Eastern Kingbird)

Tyrannus forficatus                    (Scissor‑tailed Flycatcher)

Tyrannus savana                         (Fork‑tailed Flycatcher)

Eremophila alpestris                  (Horned Lark)

Progne subis                                (Purple Martin)

Tachycineta bicolor                   (Tree Swallow)

Tachycineta thalassina              (Violet‑green Swallow)

Stelgidopteryx serripennis        (Northern Rough‑winged    Swallow)

Riparia riparia                            [Bank Swallow (Sand Martin)]

Petrochelidon pyrrhonota         (Cliff Swallow)

Hirundo rustica                           (Barn Swallow)

Perisoreus canadensis               (Gray Jay)

Cyanocitta stelleri                      (Stellers Jay)

Cyanocitta cristata                     (Blue Jay)

Nucifraga columbiana               (Clarks Nutcracker)

Corvus corax                               (Common Raven)

Parus atricapillus                       (Black‑capped Chickadee)

Parus gambeli                             (Mountain Chickadee)

Parus hudsonicus                       (Boreal Chickadee)

Parus rufescens                           (Chestnut‑backed Chickadee)

Sitta canadensis                          (Red‑breasted Nuthatch)

Sitta carolinensis                        (White‑breasted Nuthatch)

Sitta pygmaea                              (Pygmy Nuthatch)

Certhia americana                      [Brown Creeper (American    Treecreeper)]

Salpinctes obsoletus                   (Rock Wren)

Thryothorus ludoricianus         (Carolina Wren)

Troglodytes aedon                      (House Wren)

Troglodytes hiemalis                  (Winter Wren)

Troglodytes pacificus                 (Pacific Wren)

Cistothorus platensis                 (Sedge Wren)

Cistothorus palustris                  (Marsh Wren)

Cinclus mexicanus                      (American Dipper)

Regulus satrapa                          (Golden‑crowned Kinglet)

Regulus calendula                      (Ruby‑crowned Kinglet)

Sialia sialis                                  (Eastern Bluebird)

Sialia mexicana                           (Western Bluebird)

Sialia currucoides                      (Mountain Bluebird)

Myadestes townsendi                 (Townsends Solitaire)

Catharus fuscescens                   (Veery)

Catharus minimus                       (Gray‑cheeked Thrush)

Catharus ustulatus                     (Swainsons Thrush)

Catharus guttatus                       (Hermit Thrush)

Turdus migratorius                     (American Robin)

Ixoreus naevius                           (Varied Thrush)

Hylocichla mustelina                 (Wood Thrush)

Oenanthe oenanthe                    (Northern Wheatear)

Dumetella carolinensis              (Gray Catbird)

Euphagus carolinus                   (Rusty Blackbird)

Mimus polyglottos                      (Northern Mockingbird)

Oreoscoptes montanus               (Sage Thrasher)

Toxostoma bendirei                    (Bendires Thrasher)

Toxostoma curvirostre               (Curve‑billed Thrasher)

Toxostoma rufum                        (Brown Thrasher)

Anthus rubescens                        (American Pipit)

Anthus spragueii                         (Spragues Pipit)

Bombycilla garrulus                   (Bohemian Waxwing)

Bombycilla cedrorum                 (Cedar Waxwing)

Lanius excubitor                         (Northern Shrike)

Lanius ludovicianus                   (Loggerhead Shrike)

Vireo flavifrons                           (Yellow‑throated Vireo)

Vireo solitarius                           (Blue‑headed Vireo)

Vireo cassinii                               (Cassin’s Vireo)

Vireo gilvus                                  (Warbling Vireo)

Vireo philadelphicus                  (Philadelphia Vireo)

Vireo olivaceus                           (Red‑eyed Vireo)

Oreothlypis peregrina               (Tennessee Warbler)

Oreothlypis celata                      (Orange‑crowned Warbler)

Oreothlypis ruficapilla              (Nashville Warbler)

Setophaga americana                (Northern Parula)

Setophaga petechia                    (Yellow Warbler)

Setophaga pensylvanica            (Chestnut‑sided Warbler)

Setophaga magnolia                  (Magnolia Warbler)

Setophaga tigrina                       (Cape May Warbler)

Setophaga caerulescens            (Black‑throated Blue Warbler)

Setophaga coronata                   (Yellow‑rumped Warbler)

Setophaga dominica                   (Yellow‑throated Warbler)

Setophaga nigrescens                (Black‑throated Gray Warbler)

Setophaga townsendi                 (Townsends Warbler)

Setophaga virens                        (Black‑throated Green Warbler)

Setophaga fusca                          (Blackburnian Warbler)

Setophaga pinus                         (Pine Warbler)

Setophaga palmarum                 (Palm Warbler)

Setophaga castanea                   (Bay‑breasted Warbler)

Setophaga striata                       (Blackpoll Warbler)

Protonotaria citrea                    (Prothonotary Warbler)

Mniotilta varia                            (Black‑and‑white Warbler)

Setophaga ruticilla                     (American Redstart)

Seiurus aurocapilla                    (Ovenbird)

Parkesia noveboracensis          (Northern Waterthrush)

Oporornis agilis                          (Connecticut Warbler)

Geothlypis formosus                   (Kentucky Warbler)

Geothlypis philadelphia            (Mourning Warbler)

Geothlypis tolmiei                       (MacGillivrays Warbler)

Geothlypis trichas                      (Common Yellowthroat)

Cardellina pusilla                       (Wilsons Warbler)

Cardellina canadensis               (Canada Warbler)

Setophaga citrina                       (Hooded Warbler)

Icteria virens                               (Yellow‑breasted Chat)

Piranga olivacea                        (Scarlet Tanager)

Piranga ludoviciana                  (Western Tanager)

Piranga rubra                             (Summer Tanager)

Pheucticus ludovicianus            (Rose‑breasted Grosbeak)

Pheucticus melanocephalus      (Black‑headed Grosbeak)

Passerina amoena                      (Lazuli Bunting)

Passerina cyanea                        (Indigo Bunting)

Passerina ciris                            (Painted Bunting)

Spiza americana                         (Dickcissel)

Aimophila cassinii                      (Cassins Sparrow)

Spizella pusilla                            (Field Sparrow)

Spizella arborea                         (American Tree Sparrow)

Spizella passerina                      (Chipping Sparrow)

Spizella pallida                           (Clay‑colored Sparrow)

Spizella breweri                          (Brewers Sparrow)

Pooecetes gramineus                 (Vesper Sparrow)

Chondestes grammacus             (Lark Sparrow)

Calamospiza melanocorys        (Lark Bunting)

Passerculus sandwichensis       (Savannah Sparrow)

Ammodramus bairdii                  (Bairds Sparrow)

Ammodramus savannarum        (Grasshopper Sparrow)

Ammodramus leconteii               (Le Contes Sparrow)

Ammodramus nelsoni                 (Nelson’s Sparrow)

Passerella iliaca                         (Fox Sparrow)

Melospiza melodia                      (Song Sparrow)

Melospiza lincolnii                     (Lincolns Sparrow)

Melospiza georgiana                 (Swamp Sparrow)

Zonotrichia albicollis                (White‑throated Sparrow)

Zonotrichia atricapilla              (Golden‑crowned Sparrow)

Zonotrichia leucophrys             (White‑crowned Sparrow)

Zonotrichia querula                   (Harris Sparrow)

Junco hyemalis                            (Dark‑eyed Junco)

Rhynchophanes mccownii         (McCowns Longspur)

Calcarius lapponicus                 (Lapland Longspur)

Calcarius pictus                          (Smiths Longspur)

Calcarius ornatus                       (Chestnut‑collared Longspur)

Plectrophenax nivalis                (Snow Bunting)

Dolichonyx oryzivorus               (Bobolink)

Sturnella magna                          (Eastern Meadowlark)

Sturnella neglecta                      (Western Meadowlark)

Icterus galbula                            (Baltimore Oriole)

Icterus bullockii                          (Bullocks Oriole)

Cardinalis cardinalis                 (Northern Cardinal)

Pipilo erythropthalmus              (Eastern Towhee)

Pipilo maculatus                         (Spotted Towhee)

Pipilo chlorurus                          (Green‑tailed Towhee)

Leucosticte tephrocotis              (Gray‑crowned Rosy Finch)

Pinicola enucleator                    (Pine Grosbeak)

Carpodacus purpureus              (Purple Finch)

Carpodacus cassinii                   (Cassins Finch)

Carpodacus mexicanus              (House Finch)

Fringilla montifringilla             (Brambling)

Loxia curvirostra                        (Red Crossbill)

Loxia leucoptera                         (White‑winged Crossbill)

Acanthis flammea                        (Common Redpoll)

Acanthis hornemanni                 (Hoary Redpoll)

Spinus pinus                                (Pine Siskin)

Spinus tristis                                (American Goldfinch)

Coccothraustes vespertinus      (Evening Grosbeak)

Any hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing of 2 non‑game animals

Part 6
Non‑licence Animals

Ambystoma tigrinum                   (Tiger Salamander)

Pseudacris maculata                  (Boreal Chorus Frog)

Lithobates sylvaticus                  (Wood Frog)

Sorex cinereus                             (Cinereus Shrew)

Sorex haydeni                              (Prairie Shrew)

Sorex monticolus                        (Montane Shrew)

Sorex palustris                            (American Water Shrew)

Sorex arcticus                             (Arctic Shrew)

Myotis lucifugus                          (Little Brown Myotis)

Eptesicus fuscus                          (Big Brown Bat)

Ochotona princeps                     (American Pika)

Sylvilagus nuttallii                     [Mountain (Nuttall’s) Cottontail]

Lepus americanus                       [Showshoe (Varying) Hare]

Lepus townsendii                        (White‑tailed Jackrabbit)

Tamias minimus                           (Least Chipmunk)

Marmota monax                          (Woodchuck)

Urocitellus richardsonii            (Richardson’s Ground Squirrel)

Urocitellus columbianus           (Columbian Ground Squirrel)

Ictidomys tridecemlineatus       (Thirteen‑lined Ground Squirrel)

Poliocitellus franklinii               (Franklin’s Ground Squirrel)

Callospermophilus lateralis     (Golden‑mantled Ground    Squirrel)

Sciurus carolinensis                   (Eastern Gray Squirrel)

Thomomys talpoides                   (Northern Pocket Gopher)

Peromyscus maniculatus           (North American Deer Mouse)

Onychomys leucogaster             (Northern Grasshopper Mouse)

Neotoma cinerea                         (Bushy‑tailed Woodrat)

Myodes gapperi                          (Southern Red‑backed Vole)

Phenacomys intermedius           (Western Heather Vole)

Microtus pennsylvanicus           (Meadow Vole)

Microtus longicaudus                (Long‑tailed Vole)

Mus musculus                              (House Mouse)

Zapus hudsonius                         (Meadow Jumping Mouse)

Zapus princeps                            (Western Jumping Mouse)

Erethizon dorsatum                    [Porcupine (North American    Porcupine)]

Procyon lotor                              (Northern Raccoon)

Mephitis mephitis                        (Striped Skunk)

Columba livia                              [Rock Dove (Pigeon)]

Pica hudsonia                              (Black‑billed Magpie)

Corvus brachyrhynchos            (American Crow)

Sturnus vulgaris                          (European Starling)

Agelaius phoeniceus                  (Red‑winged Blackbird)

Xanthocephalus
   xanthocephalus
                        (Yellow‑headed Blackbird)

Euphagus cyanocephalus          (Brewer’s Blackbird)

Quiscalus quiscula                     (Common Grackle)

Molothrus ater                            (Brown‑headed Cowbird)

Passer domesticus                      (House Sparrow)

Any hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing of 2 non‑licence animals

AR 143/97 Sched.4;105/2000;88/2002;275/2006;86/2010;
146/2013;77/2014;124/2014

Schedule 5

(Section 4(1)(h) of this Regulation)

Controlled Animals

NOTES:  1   Animals listed in this Schedule, as a general rule, are described in the left hand column by reference to common or descriptive names and in the right hand column by reference to scientific names.  But, in the event of any conflict as to the kind of animals that are listed, a scientific name in the right hand column prevails over the corresponding common or descriptive name in the left hand column.

2   Also included in this Schedule is any animal that is the hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing, whether before or after the commencement of this Schedule, of 2 animals at least one of which is or was an animal of a kind that is a controlled animal by virtue of this Schedule.

3   This Schedule excludes all wildlife animals, and therefore if a wildlife animal would, but for this Note, be included in this Schedule, it is hereby excluded from being a controlled animal.

Part 1
Mammals (Class Mammalia)

1.              AMERICAN OPOSSUMS (Family Didelphidae)

Virginia Opossum                                 Didelphis virginiana

2.              SHREWS (Family Soricidae)

Long‑tailed Shrews                              Genus Sorex

Arboreal Brown-toothed Shrew         Episoriculus macrurus

North American Least Shrew              Cryptotis parva

Old World Water Shrews                    Genus Neomys

Ussuri White‑toothed Shrew              Crocidura lasiura

Greater White‑toothed Shrew             Crocidura russula

Siberian Shrew                                      Crocidura sibirica

Piebald Shrew                                       Diplomesodon pulchellum

3.              MOLES (Family Talpidae)

Russian Desman                                   Desmana moschata

Pyrenean Desman                                 Galemys pyrenaicus

Altai (Siberian) Mole                           Talpa altaica

Caucasian Mole                                    Talpa caucasica

European Mole                                     Talpa europaea

Large Mole                                            Mogera robusta

Star‑nosed Mole                                   Condylura cristata

4.              ALL FLYING LEMURS (Family Cynocephalidae)

Flying Lemurs (Colugos)                     Genus Cynocephalus

5.              ALL BATS (Order Chiroptera)

6.              ALL LORISES, POTTOS AND GALAGOS
                                  (Family Lorisidae)

Golden Pottos (Angwantibos)            Genus Arctocebus

Slender Lorises                                     Genus Loris

Slow Lorises                                          Genus Nycticebus

Potto                                                       Perodicticus potto

Needle‑clawed Galagos                       Genus Euoticus

Lesser Galagos                                      Genus Galago

Greater Galagos                                    Genus Otolemur

Allen’s Galagos                                    Genus Sciurocheirus

Dwarf Galagos                                      Genus Galagoides

7.              ALL DWARF AND MOUSE LEMURS
                              (Family Cheirogaleidae)

Mouse Lemurs                                      Genus Microcebus

Giant Mouse Lemurs                            Genus Mirza

Dwarf Lemurs                                       Genus Cheirogaleus

Hairy‑eared Dwarf Lemur                   Allocebus trichotis

Fork‑marked Lemurs                           Genus Phaner

8.              ALL LEMURS (Family Lemuridae)

Lemurs                                                   Genus Eulemur

Ring‑tailed Lemur                                Lemur catta

Gentle and Bamboo Lemurs               Genus Hapalemur

Greater Bamboo Lemur                       Prolemur simus

Variegated (Ruffed) Lemurs               Genus Varecia

Brown Lemurs                                       Genus Eulemur

9.              ALL SPORTIVE LEMURS (Family Megaladapidae)

Sportive Lemurs                                   Genus Lepilemur

10.            ALL INDRI, AVAHI AND SIFAKAS
                             (Family Indriidae)

Indri                                                        Indri indri

Avahis Woolly Lemurs                        Genus Avahi

Sifakas                                                    Genus Propithecus

11.            ALL AYE‑AYES (Family Daubentoniidae)

Aye‑aye                                                  Genus Daubentonia

12.            ALL TARSIERS (Family Tarsiidae)

Tarsiers                                                  Genus Tarsius

13.            ALL MARMOSETS AND TAMARINS
                            (Family Callitrichidae)

Long‑tusked Tamarins                         Genus Saguinus

Lion Tamarins                                       Genus Leontopithecus

Short‑tusked Marmosets except

   the common (White Tufted‑ear)     Genus Callithrix except
   marmoset                                               Callithrix jacchus

Mico Marmosets                                   Genus Mico

Black‑crowned Dwarf Marmoset       Callibellahumilis

Pygmy Marmoset                                  Cebuella pygmaea

Goeldi’s Monkey                                  Callimico goeldii

14.            ALL NEW WORLD MONKEYS (Family Cebidae)

Squirrel Monkeys                                 Genus Saimiri

Douroucoulis (Night) Monkeys         Genus Aotus

Titi Monkeys                                         Genus Callicebus

Howler Monkeys                                  Genus Alouatta

Sakis                                                       Genus Pithecia

Bearded Sakis                                       Genus Chiropotes

Uakaris                                                   Genus Cacajao

Capuchins (Ring‑tail Monkeys)         Genus Cebus

Woolly Monkeys                                  Genus Lagothrix

Yellow‑tailed Woolly Monkey          Oreonax flavicauda

Spider Monkeys                                    Genus Ateles

Woolly Spider Monkeys (Muriquis) Genus Brachyteles

15.            ALL OLD WORLD MONKEYS
                          (Family Ceropithecidae)

Talapoins                                               Genus Miopithecus

Guenons                                                 Genus Cercopithecus

Vervets                                                   Genus Chlorocebus

Patas Monkey                                        Erythrocebus patas

Allen’s Swamp Monkey                      Allenopithecus nigroviridis

Crested Mangabeys                              Genus Lophocebus

White‑eyelid Mangabeys                    Genus Cercocebus

Highland Mangabey (Kipunji)           Rungwecebus kipunji

Macaques                                               Genus Macaca

Baboons                                                 Genus Papio

Drills/Mandrills                                    Genus Mandrillus

Gelada (Gelada Baboon)                     Theropithecus galada

Langurs and Surilis                              Genus Presbytis

Gray and Crested Langurs                   Genus Semnopithecus

Brow‑ridged Langurs                           Genus Trachypithecus

Douc Langurs                                        Genus Pygathrix

Snub‑nosed Langurs                            Genus Rhinopithecus

Proboscis Monkey                                Nasalis larvatus

Pig‑tailed Langur                                  Simias concolor

Black and White

   Colobus Monkeys                             Genus Colobus

Red and Olive Colobus Monkeys      Genus Procolobus

16.            ALL LESSER APES (Family Hylobatidae)

Gibbons                                                  Genus Hylobates

Hoolocks                                                Genus Hoolock

Crested Gibbons                                   Genus Nomascus

Siamang                                                  Genus Symphalangus

17.            ALL GREAT APES (Family Pongidae)

Orangutans                                            Genus Pygmaeus

Gorillas                                                  Genus Gorilla

Chimpanzee and Bonobo                    Genus Pan

18.            ARMADILLOS (Family Dasypodidae)

Hairy Armadillos (Peludos)                Genus Chaetophractus

Six‑banded (Yellow) Armadillo         Euphractus sexcinctus

Pichi (Dwarf Armadillo)                      Zaedyus pichiy

Giant Armadillo                                    Priodontes maximus

Naked‑tailed Armadillos                     Genus Cabassous

Three‑banded Armadillos                   Genus Tolypeutes

Long‑nosed Armadillos                       Genus Dasypus

Fairy Armadillos                                   Genus Chlamyphorus

19.            ALL PIKA‑LIKE (Family Ochotonidae)

Pikas                                                       Genus Ochotona

20.            HARES AND RABBITS (Family Leporidae)

Pygmy Rabbits                                      Brachylagus idahoensis

Cottontails

    ‑ Desert Cottontail                            Sylvilagus audubonii

    ‑ Brush Cottontail                             Sylvilagus bachmani

    ‑ Eastern Cottontail                          Sylvilagus floridanus

    ‑ New England Cottontail                Sylvilagus transitionalis

Hares

    ‑ Arctic Hare                                      Lepus arcticus

    ‑ European (Brown) Hare                Lepus europaeus

    ‑ Manchurian Hare                           Lepus mandshuricus

    ‑ Woolly Hare                                   Lepus oiostolus

    ‑ Alaskan Hare                                  Lepus othus

    ‑ Blue (Mountain) Hare                   Lepus timidus

21.            SQUIRREL‑LIKE (Family Sciuridae)

Chipmunks

    ‑ Eastern Chipmunk                         Tamias striatus

    ‑ Siberian Chipmunk                        Tamias (Eutamias) sibiricus

    ‑ Hidden Forest (Uinta)                   Tamias (Neotamias

        Chipmunk                                         umbrinus

Marmots                                                 Genus Marmota

Ground Squirrels                                  Genus Spermophilus

Long‑clawed Ground Squirrel            Spermophilopsis dactylus

Tropical Ground Squirrels                  Genus Notocitellus

Rock Squirrels                                      Genus Otospermophilus

Golden‑mantled Ground Squirrels    Genus Callospermophilus

Lined Ground Squirrels                       Genus Ictidomys

Pygmy Ground Squirrels                     Genus Xerospermophilus

Holarctic Ground Squirrels                 Genus Urocitellus

White‑tailed Prairie Dog                     Cynomys leucurus

Tree Squirrels

    ‑ Eastern Fox Squirrel                      Sciurus niger

    ‑ Eurasian Red Squirrel                   Sciurus vulgaris

Flying Squirrels

    ‑ Siberian Flying Squirrel                Pteromys volans

    ‑ Complex‑toothed Flying

         Squirrel                                         Trogopterus xanthipes

22.            BEAVER (Family Castoridae)

Eurasian Beaver                                    Castor fiber

23.            RAT/MOUSE‑LIKE (Family Muridae)

Hamsters

    ‑ Black‑bellied (European)
         
Hamster                                         Cricetus cricetus

    ‑ Ratlike Hamsters                            Genus Cricetulus

Eurasian Mole Rats                              Genus Spalax, Genus

                                                                    Nannospalax

Zokors                                                    Genus Myospalax

Jirds except the                                     Genus Meriones except    common Gerbil    Meriones unguiculatus

Great Gerbil                                           Rhombomys opimus

Red‑back Voles                                    Genus Myodes

Pere David’s and Chinese Voles        Genus Eothenomys

High Mountain Voles                           Genus Alticola

Martino’s (Balkan) Snow Vole          Dinaromys bogdanovi

Water (Bank) Voles                             Genus Arvicola

Voles                                                      Genus Microtus

Steppe Lemming                                   Lagurus lagurus

True Lemmings                                     Genus Lemmus

Wood Lemming                                    Myopus schisticolor

Southern Bog Lemming                       Synaptomys cooperi

Collared Lemmings                              Genus Dicrostonyx

Mole Voles (Mole Lemmings)            Genus Ellobius

Eurasian (Wood) Field Mice              Genus Apodemus

Eurasian Harvest Mouse                     Micromys minutus

True Rats                                                Genus Rattus

24.            DORMICE (Family Gliridae)

Hazel Dormouse                                  Muscardinus avellanarius

Forest Dormice                                     Genus Dryomys

Chinese (Sichuan) Dormouse             Chaetocauda sichuanensis

Garden Dormouse                                Eliomys quercinus

Masked Mouse‑tailed Dormouse       Myomimus personatus

Desert Dormouse                                  Selevinia betpakdalaensis

Birch Mice                                             Genus Sicista

Woodland Jumping Mouse                 Napaeozapus insignis

25.            JERBOAS (Family Dipodidae)

Rough‑legged

    (Northern Three‑toed) Jerboa        Dipus sagitta

Comb‑toed Jerboa                                Paradipus ctenodactylus

Desert Jerboas                                       Genus Jaculus

Jerboas                                                   Genus Stylodipus

Four and Five‑toed Jerboas                Genus Allactaga

Fat‑tailed Jerboas                                 Genus Pygeretmus

Five‑toed Pygmy Jerboa                      Cardiocranius paradoxus

Pygmy Jerboas                                      Genus Salpingotus

26.            CAVIES (Family Caviidae)

Patagonian “Hare”                                Dolichotis patagonum

Mara                                                       Dolichotis salinicola

27.            ALL NUTRIA AND COYPU (Family Capromyidae)

Nutria                                                     Myocastor coypus

28.            ALL DOG‑LIKE (Family Canidae)

Foxes                                                      Genus Vulpes

Gray Foxes                                            Genus Urocyon

Arctic Fox                                              Alopex lagopus

South American Foxes                         Genus Pseudalopex

Crab‑eating Fox                                    Cerdocyon thous

Bat‑eared Fox                                        Otocyon megalotis

Raccoon Dog                                         Nyctereutes procyonoides

Short‑eared Dog                                    Atelocynus microtis

Bush Dog                                               Speothos venaticus

African Wild Dog                                 Lycaon pictus

Side‑striped Jackal                               Canis adustus

Golden Jackal                                       Canis aureus

Black‑backed Jackal                            Canis mesomelas

Ethiopian Wolf                                     Canis simensis

Red Wolf                                                Canis rufus

Maned Wolf                                          Chrysocyon brachyurus

Dhole                                                      Cuon alpinus

29.            ALL BEARS (Family Ursidae)

Andean Bear                                          Tremarctos ornatus

Polar Bear                                              Ursus maritimus

Sun Bear                                                 Helarctos malayanus

Asiatic Black Bear                                Ursus thibetanus

Sloth Bear                                              Melursus ursinus

Giant Panda                                           Ailuropoda melanoleuca

30.            ALL RACCOON‑LIKE (Family Procyonidae)

Ringtails (Cacomistles)                       Genus Bassariscus

Raccoons                                               Genus Procyon

Coatis (Coatimundis)                           Genus Nasua

Mountain Coati                                     Nasuella olivacea

Kinkajou                                                Potos flavus

Olingos                                                   Genus Bassaricyon

31.            RED PANDA (Family Ailuridae)

Red Panda                                              Ailurus fulgens

32.            ALL WEASEL‑LIKE (Family Mustelidae)

Weasels, European Mink,                  
   Ferrets and Steppe Polecats            
   except the European or                     Genus Mustela except
   Domestic Ferret                                    Mustela furo  

Patagonian Weasel                               Lyncodon patagonicus

African Striped Weasel                       Poecilogale albinucha

European Marbled Polecat                  Vormela peregusna

Striped Polecats (Zorilla)                    Genus Ictonyx

Grisons                                                   Genus Galictis

Tayra                                                      Eira barbara

Martens, Fisher and Sable                   Genus Martes

Honey Badger (Ratel)                          Mellivora capensis

Eurasian and Japanese Badgers         Genus Meles

Hog Badgers                                          Genus Arctonyx

Ferret Badgers                                       Genus Melogale

New World River Otters                      Genus Lontra

Eurasian and Hairy‑nosed Otters       Genus Lutra

Spotted‑necked Otter                           Hydrictis maculicollis

Giant Otter                                             Pteronura brasiliensis

Clawless Otters                                     Genus Aonyx

Sea Otter                                                Enhydra lutris

33.            SKUNKS AND STINK BADGERS (Family Mephistidae)

Stink Badgers                                        Genus Mydaus

Spotted Skunks                                     Genus Spilogale

Hooded Skunk                                      Mephitis macroura

Hog‑nosed Skunks                               Genus Conepatus

34.            AFRICAN PALM CIVET (Family Nandiniidae)

African Palm Civet                               Nandinia binotata

35.            ALL VIVERRIDS (Family Viverridae)

Oriental and Malabar Civets               Genus Viverra

African Civet                                         Civettictis civetta

Small Indian Civet                                Viverricula indica

Small‑toothed (Three‑striped

   Palm) Civet                                         Arctogalidia trivirgata

Common, Brown and Golden
   Palm Civets                                         Genus Paradoxurus

Masked Palm Civet                              Paguma larvata

Sulawesian Palm Civet                        Macrogalidia    musschenbroeki

Binturong                                               Arctictis binturong

Banded Palm Civet                               Hemigalus derbyanus

Owston’s Palm Civet                            Chrotogale owstoni

Otter Civet                                             Cynogale bennettii

Genets                                                    Genus Genetta

36.            LINSANGS (Family Prionodontidae)

Oriental Linsangs                                 Genus Prionodon

37.            MONGOOSES (Family Herpestidae)

Banded and Gambian Mongooses     Genus Mungos

Cusimanses                                            Genus Crossarchus

Liberian Mongoose                              Liberiictis kuhni

Dwarf Mongooses                                Genus Helogale

Pousargues’ Mongoose                        Dologale dybowskii

Black‑legged Mongooses                    Genus Bdeogale

Meller’s Mongoose                              Rhynchogale melleri

White‑tailed Mongoose                       Ichneumia albicauda

Marsh or Water Mongoose                 Atilax paludinosus

Yellow Mongoose                                Cynictis penicillata

Selous’s (Gray Meerkat)                     Paracynictis selousi

Suricate (Slender‑tailed Meerkat)     Suricata suricatta

38.            MADAGASCAR CARNIVORES (Family Eupleridae)

Ring‑tailed Vontsira                             Galidia elegans

Broad‑striped and Grandidier’s
   Vontsiras                                             Genus Galidictis

Narrow‑striped Boky                           Mungotictis decemlineata

Malgasy Brown‑tailed Vontsir           Salanoia concolor

Spotted Fanaloka                                  Fossa fossana

Falanouc                                                Eupleres goudotii

Fossa                                                       Cryptoprocta ferox

39.            ALL AARDWOLVES AND HYENAS
                          
(Family Hyaenidae)

Aardwolf                                                Proteles cristatus

Spotted Hyena                                       Crocuta crocuta

Striped Hyena                                       Genus Hyaena

Brown Hyena                                        Genus Parahyaena

40.            ALL CAT‑LIKE (Family Felidae)

Wildcat, Jungle, Black‑footed,
   Sand, Chinese Desert Cats               Genus Felis except
   except the Domestic Cat                      Felis catus

Andean Mountain, Ocelot,
   Margay, Oncilla, Colocolo,
   Kodkod, Geoffroy’s Cats                 Genus Leopardus

Serval                                                     Leptailurus serval

Manul (Pallas’ Cat)                              Octocolobus manul

Rusty‑spotted, Fishing,
   Flat‑headed and Leopard Cats         Genus Prionailurus

Bay and Asian Golden Cats                Genus catopuma

African Golden Cat                              Profelis aurata

Lynxes                                                    Genus Lynx

Caracal                                                   Caracal caracal

Marbled Cat                                           Pardofelis marmota

Clouded Leopards                                Genus Neofelis

Big Cats (Leopard, Tiger,

   Jaguar, Lion, Snow Leopard)           Genus Panthera

Jaguarundis                                           Genus Puma

Cheetah                                                  Acinonyx jubatus

41.            ALL ELEPHANTS (Family Elephantidae)

Asiatic Elephant                                   Elephas maximus

African Elephant                                  Genus Loxodonta

42.            ALL ZEBRAS (Family Equidae)

Grevy’s Zebra                                       Equus grevyi

Mountain Zebra                                    Equus zebra

Plains Zebra                                           Equus quagga

43.            ALL TAPIRS (Family Tapiridae)

Tapirs                                                     Genus Tapirus

44.            ALL RHINOCEROSES (Family Rhinocerotidae)

White (Square‑lipped) Rhinoceros    Ceratotherium simum

Black Rhinoceros                                 Diceros bicornis

Sumatran (Asian Two‑horned)
   Rhinoceros                                         Dicerorhinus sumatrensis

Javan Rhinoceros                                 Genus Rhinoceros

45.            ALL PIGS AND HOGS (Family Suidae)

Babirusas                                               Genus Babyrousa

Forest Hog                                             Hylochoerus meinertzhageni

Warthogs                                                Genus Phacochoerus

Bush Pig and Red River Hog               Genus Potamochoerus

Pygmy Hog                                            Porcula salvania

Eurasian Wild Pigs, Warty Pig,
   Bearded Pig except Domestic
   Swine                                                   Genus Sus except Sus scrofa

46.            ALL PECCARIES (Family Tayassuidae)

Chacoan Peccary                                  Catagonus wagneri

Collared Peccary                                  Pecari tajacu

White‑lipped Peccary                          Tayassu pecari

Giant Peccary                                        Pecari maximus

47.            ALL HIPPOPOTAMUSES (Family Hippopotamidae)

Pygmy Hippopotamus                          Choeropsis liberiensis

Hippopotamus                                       Hippopotamus amphibius

48.            CHEVROTAINS (Family Tragulidae)

White‑spotted Chevrotain                   Moschiola meminna

49.            MUSK DEER (Family Moschidae)

Musk Deer                                             Genus Moschuss

50.            ALL DEER (Family Cervidae)

Chinese Water Deer                             Hydropotes inermis

Muntjacs (Barking Deer)                     Genus Muntiacus

Tufted Deer                                           Elaphodus cephalophus

Fallow Deer                                           Genus Dama

Axis, Hog, Bawean and

   Calamanian Deer                               Genus Axis

Sikas, Red Deer and Wapitis              Genus Cervus

White‑lipped Deer                                Genus Przewalskium

South Asian Deer                                  Genus Rucervus

Sambar, Rusa and Phillipine
   Spotted Deer                                       Genus Rusa

Mouse Deer                                           Genus Tragulus

Barasingha and Brow‑antlered
   Deer                                                     Genus Recervus

Pere David’s Deer                                Elaphurus davidianus

Marsh Deer                                            Blastocerus dichotomus

Pampas Deer                                          Ozotoceros bezoarticus

Guemals (Huemuls)                             Genus Hippocamelus

Brockets                                                 Genus Mazama

Pudus                                                      Genus Pudu

Caribou (Reindeer)                              Rangifer tarandus

Roe Deer                                                Genus Capreolus

51.            ALL GIRAFFES AND OKAPI (Family Giraffidae)

Giraffe                                                    Giraffa camelopardalis

Okapi                                                      Okapia johnstoni

52.            ANTELOPE/CATTLE/GOATS/
                  SHEEP‑LIKE (Family Bovidae)

Anoas and Tamaraw                             Genus Bubalus

African Buffaloes                                 Genus Syncerus

Banteng                                                  Bos javanicus

Gaur (Seladang)                                    Bos gaurus

Kouprey                                                 Bos sauveli

European Bison (Wisent)                    Bison bonasus

Wildebeests (Gnus)                              Genus Connochaetes

Central Asian Gazelles                        Genus Procapra

Tibetan (Chiru) Antelope                    Pantholops hodgsoni

Saigas                                                     Genus Saiga

Serows                                                    Genus Capricornis

Gorals                                                     Genus Nemorhaedus

Chamois                                                 Genus Rupicapra

Takins                                                     Genus Budorcas

Himalayan Tahr                                    Hemitragus jemlahicus

Arabian Tahr                                         Arabitragus jayakari

Nilgiri Tahr                                            Nilgiritragus hylocrius

Goats except Domestic Goats             Genus Capra except

                                                                    Capra hircus

Bharals (Blue Sheep)                           Genus Pseudois

Aoudad (Barbary) Sheep                     Ammotragus lervia

Sheep except Domestic Sheep            Genus Ovis except Ovis aries

Part 2
Birds (Class Aves)

1.              DUCKS, GEESE AND SWANS (Family Anatidae)

Limited to birds that are not readily distinguishable by size, shape or colour from those protected by the Migratory Birds Convention Act (Canada).

2.              HAWKS AND EAGLES (Family Accipitridae)

European Honey Buzzard                   Pernis apivorus

Black Kite                                              Milvus migrans

Red Kite                                                 Milvus milvus

Harris’ Hawk                                         Parabuteo unicinctus

Pallas’ Fish Eagle                                 Haliaeetus leucoryphus

White‑tailed Eagle                                Haliaeetus albicilla

Steller’s Sea Eagle                                Haliaeetus pelagicus

Short‑toed (Snake) Eagle                    Circaetus gallicus

Harriers                                                  Genus Circus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk                        Accipiter nisus

Levant Sparrowhawk                           Accipiter brevipes

Eurasian (Common) Buzzard             Buteo buteo

Long‑legged Buzzard                           Buteo rufinus

Upland Buzzard                                    Buteo hemilasius

Tawny (Steppe) Eagle                          Aquila rapax

Greater Spotted Eagle                          Aquila clanga

Lesser Spotted Eagle                            Aquila pomarina

Eastern Imperial Eagle                         Aquila heliaca

3.              FALCONS AND CARACARAS (Family Falconidae)

Lesser Kestrel                                       Falco naumanni

Common Kestrel                                   Falco tinnunculus

Red‑footed Falcon                                Falco vespertinus

Eurasian Hobby                                    Falco subbuteo

Laggar Falcon                                        Falco jugger

Saker Falcon                                          Falco cherrug

4.              PHEASANTS AND GROUSE (Family Phasianidae)

Hazel Grouse                                         Tetrastes bonasia

Chinese Grouse                                     Tetrastes sewerzowi

Sharp‑winged (Siberian

   Spruce) Grouse                                  Falcipennis falcipennis

Caucasian Black Grouse                     Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi

Black Grouse                                         Lyrurus tetrix

Black‑billed Capercaillie                    Tetrao parvirostris

Western Capercaillie                           Tetrao urogallus

Lesser Prairie Chicken                         Tympanuchus pallidicinctus

Snowcocks                                             Genus Tetraogallus

5.              OWLS (Family Strigidae)

Eurasian Scops Owl                             Otus scops

Eurasian Eagle Owl                              Bubo bubo

Blakiston’s Fish Owl                            Bubo blakistoni

Eurasian Pygmy Owl                            Glaucidium passerinum

Hume’s (Tawny) Owl                           Strix butleri

Eurasian Tawny Owl                            Strix aluco

Ural Owl                                                 Strix uralensis

6.              Any other species of bird that is protected by the Migratory Birds Convention Act (Canada).

Part 3
Reptiles (Class Reptilia)

1.              SNAPPING TURTLES (Family Chelydridae)

Snapping Turtle                                    Genus Chelydra

Alligator Snapping Turtle                    Macroclemys temmincki

2.              FRESHWATER TURTLES (Family Emydidae)

Blanding’s Turtle                                  Emydoidea (Emys)    blandingii

European Pond Turtle                          Emys orbicularis

Map Turtles                                           Genus Graptemys

3.              MUD TURTLES (Family Kinosternidae)

Mud Turtles                                           Genus Kinosternon

4.              SOFT‑SHELLED TURTLES (Family Trionychidae)

Soft‑shelled Turtles                              Genus Amyda
                                                                 Genus Aspideretes
                                                                 Genus Chitra
                                                                 Genus Pelochelys
                                                                 Genus Rafetus

5.              ALL ALLIGATORS AND CAIMANS
                           (Family Alligatoridae)

Alligators                                               Genus Alligator

Spectacled Caimans                             Genus Caiman

Black Caiman                                        Melanosuchus niger

Smooth‑fronted and Dwarf Caimans Genus Paleosuchus

6.              ALL CROCODILES (Family Crocodylidae)

Crocodiles                                             Genus Crocodylus

Dwarf Crocodile                                   Osteolaemus tetraspis

Tomistoma (False Gavial)                   Tomistoma schlegeli

7.              ALL GAVIALS (Family Gavialidae)

Gavial or Gharial                                  Gavialis gangeticus

8.              ALL BEADED LIZARDS (Family Helodermatidae)

Gila Monster                                         Heloderma suspectum

Mexican Beaded Lizard                      Heloderma horridum

9.              LIZARDS (Family Lacertidae)

Viviparous Lizard                                Zootoca vivipara

10.            MONITORS (Family Varanidae)

Bengal Monitor                                     Varanus bengalensis

Perentie Monitor                                   Varanus giganteus

Komodo Dragon                                   Varanus komodoensis

Nile Monitor                                          Varanus niloticus

Crocodile (Salvadori’s) Monitor       Varanus salvadorii

Water Monitor                                      Varanus salvator

Lace Monitor                                         Varanus varius

11.            LARGE SNAKES (Family Boidae)

Anacondas                                             Genus Eunectes

12.            PYTHONS (Family Pythonidae)

Amethystine Python                             Morelia amethystina

Burmese/Indian Rock

   Pythons                                               Python molurus

Oenpelli Python                                    Morelia oenpelliensis

Reticulated Python                               Python reticulatus

African Rock Python                           Python sebae

13.            TYPICAL SNAKES (Family Colubridae)

Subfamily Aparallactinae

Ground Vipers                                      Genus Amblyodipsas

                                                                 Genus Aparallactus

                                                                 Genus Atractaspis

                                                                 Genus Calamelaps

Two‑headed Snakes                             Genus Chilorhinophis

                                                                 Genus Micrelaps

Harlequin Snakes                                 Genus Homorelaps

Natal Black Snake                                Macrelaps microlepidotus

Snake Eaters                                          Genus Polemon

Subfamily Boiginae

Rear‑fanged Snakes                             Genus Amphlorhinus

Blackhead (Burrowing) Snakes          Genus Apostolepis

Cat‑eyed Snakes                                   Genus Boiga

Tree Snakes                                           Genus Chamaetortus

Mussuranas                                           Genus Clelia

Black‑striped Snakes                           Genus Coniophanes

African Tree Snakes                             Genus Dipsadoboa

Boomslangs                                           Genus Dispholidus

False Coral Snakes                               Genus Erythrolamprus

Malagasy Snakes                                  Genus Geodipsas

Bark Snakes                                           Genus Hemirhagerrhis

Night Snakes                                         Genus Hypsiglena

Vine Snakes                                           Genus Imantodes

                                                                 Genus Ithycyphus

Madagascar Leaf‑nosed Snakes         Genus Langaha

Cat‑eyed Snakes                                   Genus Leptodeira

                                                                 Genus Lycodryas

Montpellier and Moila Snakes           Genus Malpolon

                                                                 Genus Manalepis

                                                                 Genus Mimophis

                                                                 Genus Opisthoplus

Neotropical Vine Snakes                     Genus Oxbelis

                                                                 Genus Oxyrhopus

                                                                 Genus Parapostelepis

                                                                 Genus Phimophis

Mock Viper                                           Genus Psammodynates

                                                                 Genus Psammophis

Skaapstenkers                                       Genus Psammophylax

Checkerbelly                                         Genus Siplophis

Old World Catsnakes                           Genus Telescopus

Twig (Bird) Snakes                               Genus Thelotornis

                                                                 Genus Tomodon

                                                                 Genus Tripanurgos

Subfamily Colubrinae

Eastern Racer                                        Coluber constrictor

Sharp-tailed Snake                               Contia tenuis

Smooth Snakes                                      Genus Coronella

Pere David’s Rat Snake                       Elaphe davidi

Steppe Rat Snake                                  Elaphe dione

Hodgson’s Rat Snake                           Elaphe hodgsoni

Black (Western) Rat Snake                 Pantherophis obsoletus    obsoletus

Red‑backed (Chinese Garter) Snake Elaphe rufodorsata

Russian (Amur) Rat Snake                  Elaphe schrencki

Fox Snake                                              Elaphe vulpina

Eastern Hognose Snakes                     Heterodon platyrhinos

Southern Hognose Snake                    Heterodon simus

Parrot Snakes                                        Genus Leptophis

Eastern Milk Snake                              Lampropeltis triangulum

                                                                    triangulum

Pale Milk Snake                                    Lampropeltis multistrata

Smooth Green Snake                            Opheodrys vernalis

Royal and Diadem Snakes                  Genus Spalerosophis

Tropical Rat (Chicken) Snakes          Genus Spilotes

Subfamily Homalopsinae

Keel‑bellied Water Snakes                 Bitia hyroides

Dog‑faced Water Snakes                     Genus Cerberus

Rainbow Water Snakes                        Genus Enhydris

Tentacled Water Snake                        Erpeton tentaculatum

Crab‑eating Water Snakes                   Genus Fordonia

Masked Water Snakes                         Genus Homalopsis

Richardson’s Mangrove Snake          Myron richardsonii

Subfamily Lycodontinae

Wolf Snakes                                          Genus Dinodon

                                                                 Genus Lycophidion

Subfamily Natricinae

Water Snakes                                        Genus Amastridium

                                                                 Genus Amphiesma

Ringnecked Snakes                              Genus Diadophis

Rat Snakes                                             Genus Gonyosoma

South American Water Snakes           Genus Helicops

Keelbacks and Water Snakes             Genus Macropisthodon

                                                                 Genus Rhabdophis

                                                                 Genus Xenocrophis

Dice Snake                                             Natrix tesselata

Bamboo Snakes                                    Genus Pseudoxenodon

Fanged Water Snakes                           Genus Ptychophis

Butler’s Garter Snake                          Thamnophis butleri

Eastern Ribbon Snakes                        Thamnophis sauritus

Subfamily Xenodontinae

Odd‑toothed Snakes                             Genus Ialtris

                                                                 Genus Paroxyrhopus

                                                                 Genus Platynion

Hispanolian Snakes                              Genus Uromacer

                                                                 Genus Xenodon

14.            ALL COBRAS AND ALLIES (Family Elapidae)

Death Adders                                        Genus Acanthophis

Shield‑nosed Snakes                            Genus Aspidelaps

Collared Adders                                    Genus Aspidomorphus

Australian Copperheads                      Genus Austrelaps

Water Cobras                                        Genus Boulengerina

Kraits                                                      Genus Bungarus

Australian Crowned Snakes                Genus Cacophis

Oriental Coral Snakes                          Genus Calliophis

Small‑eyed Snakes                               Genus Cryptophis

Australian Whip Snakes                      Genus Demansia

Mambas                                                  Genus Dendroaspis

Mud Adders                                           Genus Denisonia

Crowned Snakes                                   Genus Drysdalia

Bardick’s Snakes                                  Genus Echiopsis

Little Brown Snakes                             Genus Elapognathus

Venomous Garter Snakes                    Genus Elapsoidea

Australian Naped Snakes                    Genus Furina

Rinkhal                                                   Hemachatus calligster

Australian Swamp Snakes                   Genus Hemiaspis

Broad‑headed Tree Snakes                 Genus Hoplocephalus

Slender Coral Snakes                           Genus Leptomicrurus

Solomon’s Small‑eyed Snake             Loveridgelaps elapoides

Long‑glanded (Malaysian)

   Coral Snakes                                      Genus Maticora

Western Coral Snakes                          Micruroides euryxanthus

Coral Snakes                                         Genus Micrurus

Cobras                                                    Genus Naja

Australian Black‑naped

   and Black‑striped Snakes                 Genus Neelaps

Mainland Tiger Snake                          Notechis scutatus

Fiji Cobra                                               Ogmodon vitianis

King Cobra                                            Ophiophagus hannah

Taipan                                                    Genus Oxyuranus

Fierce Snakes                                        Genus Parademansia

Burrowing Cobras                                Genus Paranaja

Hediger’s Coral Snakes                       Parapistocalamus hedigeri

Australian Black Snakes                     Genus Pseudechis

Tree Cobras                                           Genus Pseudohaje

Australian Brown Snakes                    Genus Pseudonaja

Snouted Snakes                                     Genus Rhinoplocephalus

Solomon’s Coral Snake                       Salomonelaps par

Australian Coral Snakes                      Genus Simoselaps

Little Snakes                                          Genus Suta

Venomous Island Snakes                    Genus Toxicocalamus

Rough‑scaled Snakes                           Genus Tropidechis

Australian and New Guinea
   Whip Snakes                                     
Genus Unechis

Bandy‑bandies                                      Genus Vermicella

Desert Cobras                                        Genus Walterinnesia

15.            ALL SEA SNAKES (Family Hydrophiidae)

Subfamily Hydrophiinae

Spiny‑headed Sea Snake                     Acalyptophis peronii

Indo‑Pacific Sea Snakes                      Genus Aipysurus

Sea Snakes                                             Genus Disteira

Egg‑eating and Turtlehead
   Sea Snakes                                          Genus Emydocephalus

                                                                 Genus Hydrophis

                                                                 Genus Lapemis

Beaked Sea Snakes                               Genus Enhydrina

North West Mangrove Sea Snake      Ephalophsis greyae

Darwin’s Sea Snake                             Hydrelaps darwiniensis

Jerdon’s Sea Snake                              Kerilia jerdoni

Bighead Sea Snake                               Kolpophis annandalei

Arafura Smooth Sea Snake                 Parahydrophis mertoni

Pelagic Sea Snake                                 Pelamis platura

Anomalous Sea Snake                         Thalassophis anomalus

Subfamily Laticaudinae

Sea Kraits                                               Genus Laticauda

16.            ALL VIPERS AND ADDERS (Family Viperidae)

Subfamily Azemiopinae

Fea’s Viper                                            Azemiops feae

Subfamily Viperinae

Vipers/Adders                                       Genus Adenorhinos

Bush Vipers                                           Genus Atheris

African Adders                                     Genus Bitis

Desert Horned Vipers                          Genus Cerastes

Russell’s Viper                                     Daboia russelii

Saw‑scaled Vipers                                Genus Echis

McMahon’s Desert Viper                    Eristicophis macmahoni

False Horned Vipers                            Genus Pseudocerastes

True Vipers                                            Genus Vipera

Subfamily Causinae

Night Adders                                         Genus Causus

17.            ALL PIT VIPERS (Family Crotalidae)

Copperheads/Moccasins/Cantils
   /Cottonmouths                                   Genus Agkistrodon

American Lanceheads                         Genus Bothrops

Malayan Pit Viper                                Calloselasma rhodostoma

Rattlesnakes                                          Genus Crotalus

Sharp‑nosed (Hundred‑pace) Viper  Deinagkistrodon acutus

Mamushi and Central Asian Vipers   Genus Gloydius

Hump‑nosed Vipers                             Genus Hypnale

Bushmasters                                          Genus Lachesis

Pygmy Rattlesnakes                             Genus Sistrurus

Asian Lance‑headed

   (Bamboo) Vipers                               Genus Trimeresurus

Wagler’s Vipers                                    Genus Tropidolaemus

Part 4
Amphibians (Class Amphibia)

1.              MOLE SALAMANDERS (Family Ambystomatidae)

Northwest Salamander                         Ambystoma gracile

Blue‑spotted Salamander                    Ambystoma laterale

Spotted Salamander                             Ambystoma maculatum

Marbled Salamander                            Ambystoma opacum

Smallmouth Salamander                      Ambystoma texanum

Giant Salamanders                               Genus Dicamptodon

2.              LUNGLESS SALAMANDERS
                        (Family Plethodontidae)

Eastern Red‑backed Salamander       Plethodon cinereus

Northern Slimy Salamander                Plethodon glutinosus

Western Red‑backed

    Salamander                                        Plethodon vehiculum

Red Salamander                                    Pseudotriton ruber

3.              WATERDOGS (Family Proteidae)

Northern (Common) Mudpuppy        Necturus maculosus

4.              NEWTS (Family Salamandridae)

Red‑spotted (Eastern) Newt                Notopthalmus viridescens

European Fire Salamander                  Salamandra salamandra

Roughskinned Newt                             Taricha granulosa

Alpine Newt                                          Icthyosaurus alpestris

Northern Crested Newt                        Triturus cristatus

Palmate Newt                                        Lissotriton helveticus

Common Smooth Newt                        Lissotriton vulgaris

5.              TRUE TOADS (Family Bufonidae)

American Toad                                     Anaxyrus americanus

Colorado River Toad                           Incilius alvarius

Marine (Cane) Toad                             Rhinella marinas

Woodhouse’s Toad                              Anaxyrus woodhousei

6.              ALL POISON ARROW FROGS (Family Dendrobatidae and Family Aromobatidae)

7.              TREE FROGS (Family Hylidae)

Northern Cricket Frog                          Acris crepitans

Cope’s Grey Tree Frog                        Hyla chrysoscelis

Spring Peeper                                        Pseudacris crucifer

Pacific Tree Frog                                  Pseudacris regilla

8.              TRUE FROGS (Family Ranidae)

Red‑legged Frog                                    Rana aurora

American Bullfrog                                Lithobates catesbeiana

Green Frog                                             Lithobates clamitans

Agile Frog                                              Rana dalmatina

Pickerel Frog                                         Lithobates palustris

Mink Frog                                              Lithobates septentrionalis

Eurasian Common Frog                       Rana temporaria

AR 143/97 Sched.5;34/98;88/2002;146/2013;203/2024

Schedule 6

(Section 4(1)(i) to (l) of this Regulation)

Endangered Species

Part 1
Endangered Animals

Sub‑Part 12

Vulpes velox                                          (Swift Fox)

Bison bison1                                          (Bison)

Grus americana                                    (Whooping Crane)

Centrocercus urophasianus               [Greater Sage (Sage) Grouse]

Charadrius melodus                            (Piping Plover)

Dipodomys ordii                                   (Ord’s Kangaroo Rat)

Athene cunicularia                               (Burrowing Owl)

Buteo regalis                                         (Ferruginous Hawk)

Charadrius montanus                          (Mountain Plover)

Phrynosoma douglasii                         (Short‑horned Lizard)

Sub‑Part 23

Aechmophorus occidentalis               (Western Grebe)

Rangifer tarandus caribou                 (Woodland Caribou)

Rangifer tarandus

groenlandicus                                       (Barren Ground Caribou)

Ursus arctos                                          Brown (Grizzly) Bear

Lithobates pipiens                                (Northern Leopard Frog)

Falco peregrinus                                  (Peregrine Falcon)

Any hybrid offspring resulting from the crossing of 2 endangered animals

Part 2
Endangered Invertebrates

(None prescribed so far)

Part 3
Endangered Plants, Algae and Fungi

Sub‑Part 1
Endangered Plants

Bryum porsildii

(Porsild’s bryum)1

Cryptantha minima

(Tiny Cryptanthe)1

Halimolobos virgata

(Slender Mouse-ear-cress)1

Pinus albicaulis

(Whitebark pine)1

Pinus flexilis

(Limber pine)1

Tradescantia occidentalis

(Western Spiderwort)1

Tripterocalyx micranthus

(Small‑flowered Sand Verbena)2

Yucca glauca

(Soapweed) (Yucca)1

1  These organisms are further categorized as “endangered” by the Department.

2  These organisms are further categorized as “threatened”
 by the Department.

Sub‑Part 2
Endangered Algae

(None prescribed so far)

Sub‑Part 3
Endangered Fungi

(None prescribed so far)

Part 4
Endangered Fish

Acipenser fulvescens

(Lake Sturgeon)3

Coregonus zenithicus

(Shortjaw Cisco)3

Cottus bairdi

(St. Mary Sculpin)3

Hybognathus argyritis

(Western Silvery Minnow)3

Noturus flavus

(Stonecat) 3

Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi

(Westslope Cutthroat Trout)3,4

Oncorhynchus mykiss

(Rainbow [Athabasca Rainbow] Trout)3,5

Prosopium coulteri

(Pygmy Whitefish)3

Salvelinus confluentus

(Bull Trout)3

Footnotes to the Schedule (animals and fish only)

1Only Bison bison (Bison) that are found or killed on or captured from the lands within the following boundaries are endangered animals:

                                       Commencing at the intersection of the Alberta‑Northwest Territories boundary and primary highway 35; thence southerly along primary highway 35 to the north boundary of the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement; thence westerly along the north boundary of the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement to the sixth meridian; thence southerly along the west boundary of the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement (the sixth meridian) to the right bank of the Chinchaga River in township 102; thence upstream along the right bank of the Chinchaga River to the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary; thence northerly along the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary to its intersection with the Northwest Territories boundary; thence easterly along the Alberta‑Northwest Territories Boundary to the point of commencement.

2These animals are further categorized as “endangered” by the Department.

3These animals and fish are further categorized as “threatened” by the Department.

4Only Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi (Westslope Cutthroat Trout) that are found in, killed in or captured from flowing waters in the Oldman River watershed upstream of Highway 509 near Coalhurst, from the Bow River watershed upstream of Highway 24 near Carseland or from Picklejar Lakes (in sections 16 and 17, township 18, range 6, west of the 5th meridian) are threatened fish.

5Only Oncorhynchus mykiss (Rainbow [Athabasca Rainbow] Trout) that are found in, killed in or captured from

                               (a)    flowing waters in

                                        (i)    the Athabasca River watershed, or

                                      (ii)    the Freeman River watershed,

                                       upstream of the confluence of those two rivers near Fort Assiniboine, or

                              (b)    Rock Lake (in sections 5 and 6, township 52, range 2, west of the 6th meridian), Mystery Lake (in sections 14 and 24, township 48, range 26, west of the 5th meridian) or Sphinx Lake (in section 6, township 48, range 24, west of the 5th meridian),

are threatened fish.

AR 143/97 Sched.6;105/2000;107/2000;88/2002;275/2006;219/2007;

71/2008;59/2009; 235/2009;86/2010;200/2011;146/2013;74/2014;
75/2014;76/2014;77/2014;124/2014

Schedule 7

(Section 4(1)(m) of this Regulation)

Subject Animals
(Other than Wildlife and Controlled Animals)

Bison bison 1

(Bison)

Footnote to the Schedule

1Only Bison bison (Bison) that are found or killed on or captured from the land within the following boundaries are subject animals:

                                       Commencing at the intersection of the 27th baseline and the right bank of the Athabasca River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Athabasca River to the 25th baseline; thence westerly along the 25th baseline to the southwest corner of township 97, range 18, west of the fourth meridian; thence northerly along the west boundary of range 18, west of the fourth meridian to the 27th baseline; thence easterly along the 27th baseline to the point of commencement.

AR 143/97 Sched.7;88/2002;146/2013;20/2016

Schedule 8

(Sections 18, 19, 23 and 24 of this Regulation)

Licences, Permits, Services and Fees

NOTE:  The fees prescribed in this Schedule are only those payable to the Government of Alberta.  They are exclusive of  (a) any applicable taxes, and (b) further amounts, if any, charged under  section 24.1 or Schedule 2 or 3.

Repealed AR 71/2008 s13.

Part 1
Recreational Licences

Column 1                   Column 2                                       Column 3

Item No.                     Licence                                          Fee ($)    

Resident Licences

1

Resident black bear licence

         5.25

2

Resident supplemental black bear licence

         6.25

3

Resident cougar licence

         8.00

4

Resident mule deer licence

         9.75

5

Resident white‑tailed deer licence

         9.75

6

Resident supplemental antlerless white‑tailed deer licence


         8.75

7

Resident antlerless deer licence

         1.50

8

Resident elk licence

       19.75

9

Resident moose archery licence

         9.75

10

Resident trophy sheep licence

       39.00

11

Resident WMU 410 trophy sheep special licence


       39.00

12

Resident trophy sheep special licence

       39.00

13

Resident goat special licence

       40.00

14

Resident non‑trophy sheep special licence

       17.50

15

Resident antlered moose special licence

       10.25

16

Resident calf moose special licence

       11.25

17

Resident antlerless moose special licence

       11.25

18

Resident antlered elk special licence

       21.25

19

Resident antlerless elk special licence

       21.25

20

Resident trophy antelope special licence

       39.00

21

Resident non‑trophy antelope special licence


         7.75

22

Resident antelope archery special licence

       39.00

23

Resident either sex elk special licence

       21.25

24

Resident Cypress Hills elk archery licence

       21.25

25

Resident WMU 212 antlerless elk archery licence


         9.75

25.1

Resident WMU 212 antlerless elk special licence


       26.65

26

Resident WMU 300 elk special licence

       21.25

27

Resident antlered mule deer special licence

       11.25

28

Resident antlerless mule deer special licence
   ‑ if issued to a youth
   ‑ if issued to an individual who is not a       youth



       FREE

       FREE

28.1

Resident supplemental antlerless mule deer licence


       11.00

29

Resident youth mule deer licence

         0.25

30

Resident antlered white‑tailed deer special licence


       11.25

31

Resident antlerless white‑tailed deer special licence


         6.50

32

Resident youth white‑tailed deer licence

         0.25

33

Resident Strathcona white‑tailed deer licence


         6.50

34

Resident Foothills deer licence

         6.50

35

Resident Camp Wainwright deer special licence


       27.00

36

Repealed AR 86/2010 s4

 

36.1

Resident bison special licence

   ‑  if issued to a person who satisfies the
      Minister that he or she holds an
      aboriginal treaty or other hunting right
      protected by the Constitution of       Canada

   ‑ if issued to any other person






       FREE
       42.00

37

Resident game bird licence

         0.75

38

Resident youth game bird licence

         0.25

39

Resident pheasant licence

       FREE

40

Resident Merriam’s turkey special licence

       16.00

41

Resident quota licence

         7.50

41.1

Resident partner special licence

         4.00

Non-resident Licences

42

Non‑resident black bear licence

       49.50

43

Non‑resident supplemental black bear licence


       49.50

44

Non‑resident black bear special licence

       49.50

45

Non‑resident cougar licence

    113.25

46

Non‑resident cougar special licence

    113.25

47

Non‑resident antlered mule deer licence

    101.75

48

Non‑resident antlered mule deer special licence


    101.75

49

Non‑resident white‑tailed deer licence

    101.75

50

Non‑resident antlered white‑tailed deer special licence


    101.75

51

Non‑resident antlered elk licence

    113.25

52

Non‑resident antlered elk special licence

    113.25

53

Non‑resident antlered moose archery licence


    113.25

54

Non‑resident antlered moose special licence


    113.25

55

Non‑resident trophy antelope special licence


    155.25

56

Non‑resident game bird licence

       21.25

57

Non‑resident 3‑day game bird licence

       13.25

58

Non‑resident pheasant licence

       FREE

58.1

Non‑resident partner special licence

       42.00

Non‑resident Alien Licences

59

Non‑resident alien black bear special licence


       61.25

60

Non‑resident alien cougar special licence

    215.75

61

Non‑resident alien antlered mule deer special licence


    157.25

62

Non‑resident alien antlered white‑tailed deer special licence


    157.25

63

Non‑resident alien antlered elk special licence


    215.75

64

Non‑resident alien antlered moose special licence


    215.75

65

Non‑resident alien trophy antelope special licence


    193.25

66

Non‑resident alien upland game bird licence


       50.00

67

Non‑resident alien 6‑day waterfowl licence

       50.00

68

Non‑resident alien pheasant licence

       FREE

69

Non‑resident alien trophy sheep special licence


    274.00

Other Licences

70

Non‑resident/non‑resident alien wolf/coyote licence


         2.00

71

Non‑resident/non‑resident alien trophy sheep special licence


    274.00

72

Minister’s special licence

       FREE

Part 2
Other Non‑commercial Licences
and Permits (Including Hybrids)

Column 1                   Column 2                                       Column 3

Item No.                     Licence, Permit, etc.                     Fee ($)

1

Wildlife certificate

       FREE

1.1

Non-resident alien wildlife certificate

       FREE

2

Replacement wildlife certificate

       FREE

3

Resident youth wildlife certificate

       FREE

4

Resource development certificate

       FREE

5

Resident youth resource development certificate


       FREE

6

Replacement licence

         1.50

7

Replacement licence for resident youth licence


         1.10

8

Replacement tag

         2.00

9

Non‑resident/non‑resident alien licence extension


       FREE

10

Resident bow hunting permit

       FREE

11

Non‑resident bow hunting permit

         7.25

12

Non‑resident alien bow hunting permit

       14.00

13

Application for special licence

       FREE

14

Off‑highway vehicle permit

       FREE

14.1

Weapons discharge permit

       FREE

15

Cross‑bow licence

       FREE

16

Hunter host licence

       19.00

17

Subsistence hunting licence

       FREE

18

Damage control licence

       FREE

19

Import permit

       20.00

20

Export permit

       20.00

21

Possession of found dead wildlife permit

       10.00

22

Possession of found dead wildlife permit - transfer


       20.00

23

Recreational falconry permit

       20.00

24

Research permit

       FREE

25

Game bird farm permit

       25.00

26

Dog trialing permit

       25.00

27

Collection licence, where Part 4 does not apply


       FREE

28

Collection licence, where Part 4 applies

       20.00

29

Temporary shelter permit

       FREE

30

Wildlife rehabilitation permit

       FREE

Part 3
Commercial Licences, Permits
and Services (Except Allocations)

 

Column 1
Item No.

Column 2
Licence, Permit, etc.

Column 3
Fee ($)

1

Outfitter‑guide permit (exclusive of fees payable under Part 5)


FREE

2

Taxidermy permit

5.00

3

Tannery permit

10.00

4

Class 1 fur dealer permit

100.00

5

Class 2 fur dealer permit

500.00

6

Resident fur management licence

20.00

7(a)

Registered fur management licence ‑ senior holder


40.00

 

Registered fur management licence ‑ partner


20.00

 

also

 

  (b)

Registered fur management area fee (but payable only by the area’s senior holder and where the registered fur management area exceeds 72 square miles)

10.00 for each 36 square miles of area in excess of 72 square miles of area and 10.00 for any remaining area, maximum fee not to exceed 40.00

8

Indian fur management licence

FREE

9

Registration of wildlife for sale

20.00

10

Commercial falconry permit

200.00

11

Repealed 203/2014 s14

 

12

Zoo permit

100.00

13

Game bird shooting ground licence

100.00

14

Wildlife acquisition permit

10.00

15

Sale of wildlife permit

FREE

16

Commercial dog training permit

25.00

Part 4
Collection Assessment

 

Column 1
Item No.

Column 2
Wildlife

Column 3
Assessment ($)

            1

Moose

          500.00

            2

Elk

        1000.00

            3

Mule deer

            50.00

            4

White‑tailed deer

            50.00

            5

Antelope

            50.00

            6

Sheep (female)

          500.00

            7

Sheep (male)

        1000.00

            8

Goat

          300.00

            9

Repealed AR 86/2010 s4

         10

Black bear

            50.00

         11

Cougar

          500.00

         12

Fisher

            50.00

         13

Wolverine

            75.00

         14

Otter

            75.00

         15

Lynx

            25.00

         16

Bobcat

            25.00

         17

Beaver

            10.00

         18

Red fox

            10.00

         19

Marten

            75.00

         20

Mink

            15.00

         21

Northern goshawk

            50.00

         22

Red‑tailed hawk

            50.00

         23

Swainson’s hawk

            50.00

         24

Prairie falcon

            50.00

         25

Merlin

            50.00

         26

American kestrel

            50.00

         27

Gyrfalcon

            50.00

         28

Sharp‑shinned hawk

            50.00

         29

Cooper’s hawk

            50.00

         30

Other wildlife

            10.00

Part 5
Allocations

1.   In this Part, “licence” means an applicable licence within the meaning of section 54(1) of this Regulation.

2.   The fee payable for an allocation of a trophy sheep special licence is $255.00.

3.   The fee payable for an initial allocation of any licence other than a trophy sheep special licence,

                               (a)    when acquired pursuant to a non‑competitive process pursuant to section 54(2) of this Regulation, is an amount equal to the minimum allocation selection fee set by Item 4, and

                              (b)    when acquired pursuant to a competitive process pursuant to section 54(2) of this Regulation, is an amount equal to the greater of

                                        (i)    the amount of the minimum allocation selection fee set by Item 4, and

                                      (ii)    the amount established through the competitive process,

                                       plus the additional fee set by Item 5.

4.   The minimum allocation selection fees referred to in Items 3 and 6 are

                               (a)    for a black bear special licence                            $80.00;

                              (b)    for a mule deer special licence                             $55.00;

                               (c)    for an antelope special licence                             $80.00;

                              (d)    for a white‑tailed deer special licence               $130.00;

                               (e)    for an elk special licence                                     $155.00;

                               (f)    for a moose special licence                                 $105.00;

                               (g)    for a cougar special licence                                 $130.00.

5.   The additional initial fee referred to in Item 3 or the fee payable annually for the renewal of an allocation obtained pursuant to section 54(2) of this Regulation is the amount of the applicable annual allocation use fee, which is

                               (a)    for a black bear special licence                            $80.00;

                              (b)    for a mule deer special licence                             $55.00;

                               (c)    for an antelope special licence                             $80.00;

                              (d)    for a white‑tailed deer special licence               $130.00;

                               (e)    for an elk special licence                                     $155.00;

                               (f)    for a moose special licence                                 $105.00;

                               (g)    for a cougar special licence                                 $130.00.

6.   The fee payable annually in respect of the allocation of a licence referred to in section 54(2) of this Regulation that is not covered by Item 3 or 5 is such amount, not being less than the minimum allocation selection fee set out in Item 4, as is fixed by the Minister.

7.   The fee, if any, payable for a waterfowl privilege when acquired pursuant to a competitive process, if any, pursuant to section 54(2.1) of this Regulation, is the amount established through the competitive process.

AR 143/97 Sched.8;224/97;76/98;135/2000;176/2000;151/2001;
105/2002;134/2002;173/2003;158/2004;159/2006;71/2008;155/2008;
129/2009;69/2010;86/2010;85/2011;45/2013;203//2014;83/2015

Schedule 9

(Section 3(aaa) of this Regulation)

Wildlife Management Units

Part 1

The wildlife management units described in this Part do not include any lands described as wildlife management units in Part 2 of this Schedule.

1          Pakowki Wildlife Management Unit (102)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 61 and secondary road 885 at Etzikom; thence easterly and southerly along highway 61 to secondary road 889; thence southerly along secondary road 889 to secondary road 501 (Red Coat trail); thence easterly along secondary road 501 to the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary; thence southerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to the Alberta‑Montana boundary; thence westerly along the Alberta‑Montana boundary to secondary road 880; thence northerly along secondary road 880 to secondary road 501; thence easterly along secondary road 501 to secondary road 885; thence northerly along secondary road 885 to the point of commencement.

2          Aden Wildlife Management Unit (104)

            Commencing where the Alberta‑Montana boundary intersects highway 4 near Coutts; thence northwesterly along highway 4 to secondary road 501; thence easterly along secondary road 501 to secondary road 880; thence southerly along secondary road 880 to the Alberta‑Montana boundary; thence westerly along the Alberta‑Montana boundary to the point of commencement.

3          Verdigris Wildlife Management Unit (106)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 4 and secondary road 501 at Milk River; thence northwesterly along highway 4 to the C.P.R. right‑of‑way north of Stirling; thence easterly along the C.P.R. right‑of‑way to secondary road 885; thence southerly along secondary road 885 to secondary road 501; thence westerly along secondary road 501 to the point of commencement.

4          Milk River Ridge Wildlife Management Unit (108)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 4 and 5 at Lethbridge; thence southeasterly along highway 4 to the Alberta‑Montana boundary; thence westerly along the Alberta‑Montana boundary to highway 2; thence northerly along highway 2 to the south boundary of the Blood Indian Reserve #148; thence easterly and northerly along the southern and eastern boundaries of the Blood Indian Reserve to southern boundary of the City of Lethbridge; thence easterly along the southern boundary of the City of Lethbridge to highway 5; thence northerly along highway 5 to the point of commencement.

5          Brocket Wildlife Management Unit (110)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 3 and 5 at Lethbridge; thence southerly along highway 5 to the southern boundary of the City of Lethbridge; thence westerly along the southern boundary of the City of Lethbridge to the eastern boundary of the Blood Indian Reserve #148; thence southerly, westerly and northeasterly along the eastern, southern and western boundaries of the Blood Indian Reserve to secondary road 505; thence westerly along secondary road 505 to the west side of the bridge crossing the Waterton River; thence westerly and southerly along the northern and western shore of Waterton Reservoir to the right bank of Drywood Creek; thence upstream along the right bank of Drywood Creek to highway 6; thence northerly along highway 6 to highway 3; thence northeasterly along highway 3 to highway 2; thence northerly along highway 2 to secondary road 519; thence easterly along secondary road 519 to highway 23; thence southerly along highway 23 to highway 3; thence southeasterly along highway 3 to the point of commencement.

6          Lethbridge Wildlife Management Unit (112)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 3 and 5 at Lethbridge; thence easterly along highway 3 to secondary road 885; thence southerly along secondary road 885 to the C.P.R. right‑of‑way at Etzikom; thence westerly along the C.P.R. right‑of‑way to highway 4; thence northwesterly along highway 4 to highway 5; thence northerly along highway 5 to the point of commencement.

7          Seven Persons Wildlife Management Unit (116)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 1 and 3 at Medicine Hat; thence southwesterly and westerly along highway 3 to secondary road 885; thence southerly along highway 885 to highway 61; thence southerly and easterly along highway 61 to secondary road 889; thence northerly along secondary road 889 (locally known as the Black and White Trail) for approximately 12.5 miles to the road locally known as the Ranchville Road, also known as township road 7‑4; thence easterly and northeasterly along the Ranchville Road to a road locally known as Eagle Butte Road at the southeast corner of township 8, range 4, west of the fourth meridian; thence northwesterly and northerly along this road to highway 1; thence northwesterly along highway 1 to the point of commencement.

8          Forty Mile Wildlife Management Unit (118)

            Commencing at the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary and secondary road 501 (Red Coat trail); thence westerly along secondary road 501 to secondary road 889 (locally known as Black and White Trail); thence northerly along secondary road 889 to the road locally known as Ranchville Road, also known as township road 7‑4; thence northerly and easterly along the Ranchville Road to a road locally known as Eagle Butte Road (a point at the southeast corner of township 8, range 4, west of the fourth meridian); thence easterly to the boundary of Cypress Hills Provincial Park at the southwest corner of section 6, township 8, range 3 west of the fourth meridian; thence easterly along the southern boundary of Cypress Hills Provincial Park to the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary; thence southerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to the point of commencement.

9        South Irvine Wildlife Management Unit (119)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 1 and a road locally known as Eagle Butte Road near Dunmore; thence southerly along Eagle Butte Road to the western boundary of Cypress Hills Provincial Park in the northwest quarter of section 6, township 8, range 3, west of the fourth meridian; thence northerly and easterly along the western and northern boundaries of Cypress Hills Provincial Park to the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary; thence northerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to highway 1; thence westerly along highway 1 to the point of commencement.

10        Whitla Wildlife Management Unit (124)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 1 and 3 at Medicine Hat; thence northwesterly along highway 1 to range road 9‑3; thence southerly along range road 9‑3 to secondary road 524; thence westerly along secondary road 524 to secondary road 879; thence southerly along secondary road 879 to highway 3; thence northeasterly along highway 3 to the point of commencement.

11        Vauxhall Wildlife Management Unit (128)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 3 and 36 at Taber; thence northerly along highway 36 to secondary road 530; thence easterly along secondary road 530 to secondary road 875; thence southerly along secondary road 875 to secondary road 525; thence southeasterly along secondary road 525 to secondary road 524; thence easterly along secondary road 524 to secondary road 879; thence southerly along secondary road 879 to highway 3; thence westerly along highway 3 to the point of commencement.

12        Keho Wildlife Management Unit (130)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 3 and 5 at Lethbridge; thence northwesterly along highway 3 to highway 23; thence northerly along highway 23 to secondary road 520; thence easterly along secondary road 520 to secondary road 843; thence southerly on secondary road 843 to highway 25; thence northeasterly along highway 25 to secondary road 521; thence easterly along secondary road 521 to secondary road 864; thence northerly along secondary road 864 to secondary road 524; thence easterly along secondary road 524 to highway 36; thence southerly along highway 36 to highway 3; thence westerly along highway 3 to the point of commencement.

13        Little Bow Wildlife Management Unit (132)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary road 519 and highway 2 near Granum; thence northerly along highway 2 to the right bank of the Sheep River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Sheep River to its confluence with the Highwood River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Highwood River to its confluence with the Bow River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Bow River to highway 24; thence southerly along highway 24 to highway 23; thence southerly along highway 23 to secondary road 519; thence westerly along secondary road 519 to the point of commencement.

14        Travers Wildlife Management Unit (134)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 23 and secondary road 534 at Vulcan; thence easterly along secondary road 534 to secondary road 842; thence easterly and southerly along secondary road 842 to secondary road 531; thence easterly along secondary road 531 to where it becomes secondary road 845; thence easterly along secondary road 845 to the C.P.R. right‑of‑way at Lomond; thence southeasterly along the C.P.R. right‑of‑way to the oiled surface road also known as range road 19‑2; thence southerly along this road to highway 25; thence southerly and westerly along highway 25 to secondary road 843; thence northerly along secondary road 843 to secondary road 520; thence westerly along secondary road 520 to highway 23; thence northerly along highway 23 to the point of commencement.

15        Arrowwood Wildlife Management Unit (136)

            Commencing where highway 24 crosses the Bow River near Carseland; thence downstream along the right bank of the Bow River to secondary road 842; thence southerly along secondary road 842 to secondary road 542; thence westerly along secondary road 542 approximately 4 miles to secondary road 842; thence southerly along secondary road 842 to secondary road 534; thence westerly along secondary road 534 to highway 23; thence northerly and westerly along highway 23 to highway 24; thence northerly along highway 24 to the point of commencement.

16        Majorville Wildlife Management Unit (138)

            Commencing where secondary road 842 crosses the Bow River, near Cluny; thence downstream along the right bank of the Bow River to the ferry landing within the northwest quarter of section 24, township 21, range 20, west of the fourth meridian; thence easterly and northerly along an unnamed gravel road for approximately 3 miles to its junction with highway 1 (TransCanada); thence easterly along highway 1 to highway 36; thence southerly along highway 36 to secondary road 539; thence westerly and southerly along secondary road 539 across the Bow River; thence continuing westerly approximately 8 miles to range road 18‑3; thence southerly along range road 18‑3 to township road 16‑2; thence westerly along township road 16‑2 to the C.P.R. right‑of‑way; thence northwesterly along the C.P.R. right‑of‑way to secondary road 845 near Lomond; thence westerly on secondary road 845 to where it becomes secondary road 531; thence westerly on secondary road 531 to secondary road 842; thence northerly along secondary road 842 to secondary road 534; thence westerly on secondary road 534 approximately 2 miles to secondary road 842; thence northerly on secondary road 842 to secondary road 542; thence easterly on secondary road 542 approximately 4 miles to secondary road 842; thence northerly on secondary road 842 to the point of commencement.

17        Rainier Wildlife Management Unit (140)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary road 524 and highway 36 near Vauxhall; thence westerly along secondary road 524 to secondary road 864; thence southerly along secondary road 864 to secondary road 521; thence westerly along secondary road 521 to highway 25; thence northerly along highway 25 to the junction of secondary road 526; thence continuing northerly on the oiled surface road also know as range road 19‑2 to the C.P.R. right‑of‑way; thence northwesterly along the C.P.R. right‑of‑way to township road 16‑2; thence easterly along township road 16‑2 to range road 18‑3; thence northerly along range road 18‑3 to secondary road 539; thence easterly along secondary road 539 to highway 36; thence southerly along highway 36 to the point of commencement.

18        Newell Wildlife Management Unit (142)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary road 550 and highway 1 (TransCanada) near Bassano; thence easterly along secondary road 550 to highway 36; thence southerly on highway 36 to the junction of highway 36 and secondary road 544; thence easterly on secondary road 544 to the junction of secondary road 544 and secondary road 876; thence southerly on secondary road 876 to secondary road 535; thence westerly along secondary road 535 to secondary road 875; thence southerly along secondary road 875 to secondary road 530; thence westerly along secondary road 530 to highway 36; thence northerly along highway 36 to the junction of highway 36 and highway 1 (TransCanada) near Brooks; thence westerly along highway 1 (TransCanada) to the point of commencement.

19        Tilley Wildlife Management Unit (144)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 1 (TransCanada) and secondary road 884 near Suffield townsite; thence easterly along highway 1 to range road 9‑3; thence southerly along range road 9‑3 to secondary road 524; thence westerly along secondary road 524 to secondary road 525; thence northwesterly along secondary road 525 to secondary road 875; thence northerly along secondary road 875 to secondary road 535; thence easterly along secondary road 535 to secondary road 876; thence northerly along secondary road 876 to secondary road 544; thence easterly along secondary road 544 to secondary road 884; thence southerly along secondary road 884 to the boundary of  the Suffield Military Reserve; thence southerly along the western boundary of the Suffield Military Reserve to the northwest corner of section 3, township 15, range 9, west of the fourth meridian; thence southerly along secondary road 884 to the point of commencement.

20        Schuler Wildlife Management Unit (148)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 1 and 3 at Medicine Hat; thence easterly along highway 1 to the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary; thence northerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to township road 18‑0, also known as Hilda road; thence westerly along township road 18‑0 and continuing westerly for approximately 2.5 miles along the undeveloped road allowance 18‑0 to the east boundary of the Suffield Military Reserve; thence southerly and westerly along the Suffield Military Reserve Boundary to secondary road 884; thence southerly along secondary road 884 to highway 1; thence southeasterly along highway 1 to the point of commencement.

21        Jenner Wildlife Management Unit (150)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary road 884 and secondary road 555 near Jenner; thence easterly along secondary road 555 to highway 41; thence northerly along highway 41 to the Red Deer River; thence easterly along the right bank of the Red Deer River to the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary; thence southerly along the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary to township road 18‑0, also known as Hilda road; thence westerly along township road 18‑0 and continuing westerly for approximately 2.5 miles along the undeveloped road allowance 18‑0 to the eastern boundary of the Suffield Military Reserve; thence northerly, westerly and southwesterly along the eastern, northern and western boundaries of the Suffield Military reserve to a point where the boundary meets secondary road 884 approximately 13 miles south of Jenner; thence northerly along secondary road 884 to the point of commencement.

22        Alkali Creek Wildlife Management Unit (151)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary road 884 and township road 25‑0; thence easterly along township road 25‑0 to secondary road 886; thence northerly along secondary road 886 approximately 4 miles; thence east along township line 25‑4 to highway 41; thence northerly along highway 41 to secondary road 570; thence easterly along secondary road 570 to the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary; thence southerly along the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary to the right bank of the Red Deer River; thence westerly along the Red Deer River to highway 41; thence southerly along highway 41 to secondary road 555; thence westerly along secondary road 555 to secondary road 884; thence northerly along secondary road 884 to the point of commencement.

23        Royal Wildlife Management Unit (152)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary roads 884 and 544 approximately 6 miles south of Jenner; thence westerly along secondary road 544 to highway 36; thence northerly along highway 36 to secondary highway 550; thence westerly along secondary highway 550 to highway 1 (TransCanada); thence westerly along highway 1 to highway 56; thence northerly along highway 56 to secondary road 561 near Hussar; thence easterly along secondary road 561 to secondary road 862; thence northerly along secondary road 862 to township road 25‑3; thence easterly along this road to range road 15‑0; thence southerly along this road to township road 25‑2; thence easterly along this road to highway 36; thence southerly on highway 36 to township road 25‑0; thence easterly along this road to secondary road 884; thence southerly on secondary road 884 to the point of commencement.

24        Rosebud River Wildlife Management Unit (156)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 1 and 9; thence northerly and easterly along highway 9 to highway 10; thence southeasterly along highway 10 to highway 56; thence southerly along highway 56 to highway 1; thence continuing southerly and easterly along an unnamed gravel road approximately 3 miles to the Ferry landing; thence directly across the Bow River to the right bank of the Bow River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Bow River to highway 24; thence northerly and westerly along highway 24 to highway 1; thence westerly along highway 1 to the point of commencement.

25        Three Hills Wildlife Management Unit (158)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 9 and 21 near Carbon; thence northerly along highway 21 to secondary road 585; thence easterly along secondary road 585 to highway 56; thence southerly along highway 56 to highway 9 and continuing southerly and westerly along highway 9 to the point of commencement.

26        Hand Hills Wildlife Management Unit (160)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 9 and 10 at Drumheller; thence northerly and easterly along highway 9 to highway 36; thence southerly along highway 36 to township road 25‑2; thence westerly along this road to range road 15‑0; thence northerly along this road to township road 25‑3; thence westerly along this road to secondary road 862; thence southerly along secondary road 862 to secondary road 561; thence westerly along secondary road 561 to highway 56; thence northerly along highway 56 to highway 10; thence northwesterly along highway 10 to the point of commencement.

27        Berry Wildlife Management Unit (162)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 9 and the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary near Sibbald; thence southerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to secondary road 570; thence westerly along secondary road 570 to highway 41; thence southerly along highway 41 to township line 25‑4; thence westerly along township line 25‑4 to secondary road 886; thence southerly along secondary road 886 to township road 25‑0; thence westerly along township road 25‑0 to highway 36; thence northerly along highway 36 to highway 9; thence southeasterly along highway 9 to the point of commencement.

28        Grassy Island Lake Wildlife Management Unit (163)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 12 and secondary road 886 near Consort; thence southeasterly along highway 12 to the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary; thence southerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to highway 9; thence westerly along highway 9 to secondary road 886 to Cereal; thence northerly along secondary road 886 to the point of commencement.

29        Kirkpatrick Wildlife Management Unit (164)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 12 and 36 near Castor; thence southeasterly along highway 12 to the junction of highway 12 and secondary road 886 near Consort; thence southerly along secondary road 886 to highway 9 at Cereal; thence northwesterly along highway 9 to the junction of highways 9 and 36 near Hanna; thence northerly on highway 36 to the point of commencement.

30        Sullivan Wildlife Management Unit (166)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 12 and 56 near Stettler; thence easterly along highway 12 to highway 36; thence southerly along highway 36 to highway 9; thence westerly along highway 9 to highway 56; thence northerly along highway 56 to the point of commencement.

31        Sounding Wildlife Management Unit (200)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 13 and the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary near Hayter; thence southerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to highway 12; thence northwesterly along highway 12 to highway 41; thence northerly along highway 41 to highway 13; thence southeasterly along highway 13 to the point of commencement.

32        Neutral Hills Wildlife Management Unit (202)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 13 and secondary road 872;  thence southeasterly along highway 13 to highway 41; thence southerly along highway 41 to highway 12; thence westerly along highway 12 to secondary road 884;  thence northerly along secondary road 884 to secondary road 599;  thence westerly along secondary road 599 to secondary road 872; thence northerly along secondary road 872 to the point of commencement.

32.1    Alliance Wildlife Management Unit (203)

            Commencing at the junction of  highways 36 and 12 near Castor; thence northerly along highway 36 to highway 13;  thence southeasterly along highway 13 to secondary road 872; thence southerly along secondary road 872 to secondary road 599; thence easterly along secondary road 599 to secondary road 884; thence southerly along secondary road 884 to highway 12; thence westerly along highway 12 to the point of commencement.

33        Paintearth Wildlife Management Unit (204)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 12 and 36 near Castor; thence westerly along highway 12 to secondary road 850; thence northerly along secondary road 850 to highway 53; thence easterly along highway 53 to highway 36; thence southerly along highway 36 to the point of commencement.

34        Buffalo Lake Wildlife Management Unit (206)

            Commencing where highway 21 crosses Meeting Creek near Ferintosh; thence downstream along the right bank of Meeting Creek to range road 18‑5; thence southerly along range road 18‑5 to highway 12; thence westerly along highway 12 to highway 21; thence northerly along highway 21 to the point of commencement.

35        Big Valley Wildlife Management Unit (208)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 12 and 56 near Stettler; thence southerly along highway 56 to secondary road 585; thence westerly along secondary road 585 to highway 21; thence northerly along highway 21 to highway 12; thence easterly along highway 12 to the point of commencement.

36        Lonepine Wildlife Management Unit (210)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 2 and secondary road 587 near Bowden; thence easterly along secondary road 587 to secondary road 791; thence southerly along secondary road 791 to secondary road 587; thence easterly along secondary road 587 to highway 21; thence southerly along highway 21 to highway 9; thence westerly and southerly along highway 9 to secondary road 567; thence westerly along secondary road 567 to highway 2; thence northerly along highway 2 to the point of commencement.

37        Calgary Wildlife Management Unit (212)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 1A and 22 near Cochrane; thence northerly along highway 22 to secondary road 567; thence easterly along secondary road 567 to secondary road 772; thence northerly along secondary road 772 to secondary road 567; thence easterly along secondary road 567 to highway 9; thence southerly along highway 9 to highway 1; thence easterly along highway 1 to highway 24; thence southeasterly along highway 24 to the right bank of the Bow River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Bow River to the right bank of the Highwood River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Highwood River to a point directly opposite the mouth of the Sheep River; thence directly to the right bank of the Sheep River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Sheep River to highway 22; thence northerly and westerly along highway 22 to the western boundary of range 4, west of the 5th meridian; thence northerly along the western boundary of range 4, west of the 5th meridian to the northern boundary of township 23; thence easterly along the northern boundary of township 23 to highway 22; thence northerly along highway 22 to the point of commencement.

38        Dogpound Wildlife Management Unit (214)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2 and 27 near Olds; thence southerly along highway 2 to secondary road 567; thence westerly along secondary road 567 to secondary road 772; thence southerly along secondary road 772 to secondary road 567; thence westerly along secondary road 567 to highway 22; thence northerly along highway 22 to highway 27; thence easterly along highway 27 to the point of commencement.

39        Dickson Wildlife Management Unit (216)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2 and 54 near Innisfail; thence southerly along highway 2 to highway 27; thence westerly along highway 27 to the right bank of the Red Deer River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Red Deer River to range line 3‑4; thence north along range line 3‑4 to secondary road 766; thence northerly along secondary road 766 to highway 54; thence easterly along highway 54 to the point of commencement.

40        Red Deer Wildlife Management Unit (220)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 2 and secondary road 587 near Bowden; thence northerly along highway 2 to highway 11; thence easterly along highway 11 to highway 2A; thence northerly along highway 2A to highway 12; thence easterly along highway 12 to highway 21; thence southerly along highway 21 to secondary road 587; thence westerly along secondary road 587 to secondary road 791; thence northerly along secondary road 791 to secondary road 587; thence westerly along secondary road 587 to the point of commencement. 

41        Sylvan Lake Wildlife Management Unit (221)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2 and 54 near Innisfail; thence northerly and westerly along highway 54 to secondary road 766; thence northerly along secondary road 766 to highway 11; thence easterly along highway 11 to secondary road 766; thence northerly along secondary road 766 to highway 12 and continuing easterly along highway 12 to highway 2A; thence southerly along highway 2A to highway 11; thence westerly along highway 11 to highway 2; thence southerly along highway 2 to the point of commencement.

42        Chain Lakes Wildlife Management Unit (222)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2A and 12 west of Lacombe; thence northerly along highway 2A to highway 53; thence easterly along highway 53 to highway 21; thence southerly along highway 21 to highway 12; thence westerly along highway 12 to the point of commencement.

43        Rimbey Wildlife Management Unit (224)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2A and 12 near Lacombe; thence westerly along highway 12 to secondary road 766; thence northerly along secondary road 766 to its intersection with highway 53; thence easterly along highway 53 to highway 20A; thence northerly along highway 20A to where it joins highway 20; thence continuing north along highway 20 to the northern boundary of township 46; thence easterly along the northern boundary of township 46 to the southwestern shore of Pigeon Lake; thence southeasterly and easterly along the southwestern and southern shoreline of Pigeon Lake to the point of its closest intersection with 6th Street in the summer village of Ma‑Me‑O Beach; thence southeasterly along this street to highway 13A; thence northeasterly and southeasterly to highway 13; thence easterly along highway 13 to highway 2A; thence southerly along highway 2A until it joins highway 2; thence southerly along highway 2 until it joins highway 2A; thence southerly along highway 2A to the point of commencement.

44        Hobbema Wildlife Management Unit (226)

            Commencing at the intersection of highways 2A and 53 at Ponoka; thence northerly along highway 2A to highway 13; thence easterly along highway 13 to highway 21; thence southerly along highway 21 to highway 53; thence westerly along highway 53 to the point of commencement.

45        Camrose Wildlife Management Unit (228)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 14 and secondary road 855 near Holden; thence southerly along secondary road 855 to highway 13; thence southeasterly along highway 13 to secondary road 855; thence southerly along secondary road 855 to township road 44‑2; thence westerly along township road 44‑2 past Rosalind to secondary road 609; thence continuing westerly along secondary road 609 to range road 18‑4; thence southerly along range road 18‑4 to the northern boundary of township 42; thence continuing southerly along range road 18‑5 to the right bank of Meeting Creek; thence upstream along the right bank of Meeting Creek to highway 21; thence northerly along highway 21 to secondary road 617; thence easterly along secondary road 617 to secondary road 834; thence northerly along secondary road 834 to highway 14; thence easterly and southeasterly along highway 14 to the point of commencement.

46        Wavy Wildlife Management Unit (230)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 14 and 36 at Viking; thence southerly along highway 36 to highway 53; thence westerly along highway 53 to range road 18‑5; thence northerly along range road 18‑5 to the northern boundary of township 42; thence continuing northerly along range road 18‑4 to secondary road 609; thence easterly along secondary road 609 to township road 44‑2; thence continuing easterly along township road 44‑2 to secondary road 855; thence northerly along secondary road 855 to highway 13; thence northwesterly along highway 13 to secondary road 855; thence northerly along secondary road 855 to highway 14; thence southeasterly along highway 14 to the point of commencement.

47        Hardisty Wildlife Management Unit (232)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 14 and 36 at Viking; thence southeasterly along highway 14 to highway 41; thence southerly along highway 41 to the northern boundary of Canadian Forces Base Wainwright; thence westerly, southerly and easterly along the northern, western and southern boundaries of Canadian Forces Base Wainwright to highway 41; thence southerly along highway 41 to highway 13; thence northwesterly along highway 13 to highway 36; thence northerly along highway 36 to the point of commencement.

48        Ribstone Wildlife Management Unit (234)

            Commencing at the intersection of highway 14 and the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary; thence southerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to highway 13; thence northwesterly along highway 13 to highway 41; thence northerly along highway 41 to the southern boundary of Canadian Forces Base Wainwright; thence easterly, northerly and westerly along the southern, eastern and northern boundaries of Canadian Forces Base Wainwright to highway 41; thence northerly along highway 41 to highway 14; thence easterly along highway 14 to the point of commencement.

49        Lloydminster Wildlife Management Unit (236)

            Commencing at the intersection of highway 16 and the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary at Lloydminster; thence southerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to highway 14; thence westerly along highway 14 to highway 41; thence northerly along highway 41 to highway 16; thence easterly along highway 16 to the point of commencement.

50        Birch Wildlife Management Unit (238)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 14 and 36 at Viking; thence northerly along highway 36 to highway 16; thence easterly along highway 16 to highway 41; thence southerly along highway 41 to highway 14; thence northwesterly along highway 14 to the point of commencement.

51        Vegreville Wildlife Management Unit (240)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary road 855 and highway 16 near Mundare; thence southeasterly along highway 16 to highway 36; thence southerly along highway 36 to highway 14; thence northwesterly along highway 14 to secondary road 854; thence northerly along secondary road 854 to secondary road 626; thence easterly along secondary road 626 to secondary road 855; thence northerly along secondary road 855 to the point of commencement.

52        Beaverhill Wildlife Management Unit (242)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 15 and secondary road 831 near Lamont; thence southeasterly along highway 15 to its junction with secondary road 855 and highway 16 near Mundare; thence continuing southerly along secondary road 855 to secondary road 626; thence westerly along secondary road 626 to secondary road 854; thence southerly along secondary road 854 to highway 14; thence northwesterly along highway 14 to secondary road 834; thence southerly along secondary road 834 to secondary road 617; thence westerly along secondary road 617 to highway 21; thence westerly and northerly along highway 21 to township road 510 (Strathcona County rural addressing system) at the northern boundary of township 50; thence easterly along township road 510 to range road 203; thence northerly and easterly along range road 203 until it turns easterly to become township road 514 in section 22, township 51, range 20, west of the fourth meridian; thence continuing easterly along township road 514 to its junction with the Canadian National Railway (CNR) tracks between sections 22 and 27, township 51, range 20, west of the fourth meridian; thence turning northwesterly and following the CNR tracks to range road 210 (the eastern boundary of range 21) at North Cooking Lake; thence northerly along range road 210 to the southwest corner of Elk Island National Park; thence northerly and easterly along the western and northern boundaries of Elk Island National Park to secondary road 831; thence northerly along secondary road 831 to the point of commencement.  Excepting from the above the lands in WMU 936 and the lands in Elk Island National Park.

53        Bittern Wildlife Management Unit (244)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2A and 13 near Wetaskiwin; thence northerly along highway 2A to 50th Street in Leduc; thence continuing northerly along 50th Street to secondary highway 623, also known as Rollyview Road; thence easterly along secondary road 623 to range road 23‑1; thence northerly on range road 23‑1 to highway 21; thence southerly along highway 21 to highway 13; thence westerly along highway 13 to the point of commencement.

54        Wizard Lake Wildlife Management Unit (246)

            Commencing at the intersection of the fifth meridian and the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to highway 60; thence southerly along highway 60 to highway 39; thence easterly along highway 39 to highway 2; thence southerly along highway 2 to highway 2A at Leduc; thence southerly along highway 2A to highway 13 west; thence westerly along highway 13 to highway 13A; thence northwesterly along highway 13A to 6th Street in the summer village of Ma‑Me‑O Beach; thence northerly along this street to the point of its closest intersection with the shoreline of Pigeon Lake; thence northerly along the eastern shoreline of Pigeon Lake to the fifth meridian; thence northerly along the fifth meridian to the point of commencement.

55        Edmonton Wildlife Management Unit (248)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 43 and highway 37 near Onoway; thence easterly along highway 37 to highway 2; thence northerly along highway 2 to secondary road 642; thence easterly along secondary road 642 to highway 28; thence northerly and easterly along highway 28 to highway 28A; thence southerly along highway 28A to the right bank of the Sturgeon River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Sturgeon River to its confluence with the North Saskatchewan River; thence directly across the North Saskatchewan River to the nearest point on its right bank; thence upstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to highway 15; thence southeasterly and northeasterly along highway 15 to secondary road 636; thence easterly along secondary road 636 past Josephburg and continuing easterly along the northern boundary of township 54 to the northwest corner of Elk Island National Park; thence southerly along the western boundary of Elk Island National Park to the southwest corner of the Park; thence continuing southerly along range Road 210 (Strathcona County rural addressing system) to the Canadian National Railway (CNR) tracks at North Cooking Lake; thence southeasterly along the CNR tracks to township road 514; thence westerly and southerly along township road 514 until it turns southerly to become range road 203 in section 22, township 51, range 20, west of the fourth meridian; thence continuing southerly along range road 203 to township road 510 at the northern boundary of township 50, west of the fourth meridian; thence westerly along township road 510 to highway 21; thence southerly along highway 21 to the Airport Road at the northeast corner of section 11, township 50 range 23, west of the fourth meridian; thence continuing southerly along the east side of sections 2 and 11, township 50 and sections 26 and 35, township 49, range 23, west of the fourth meridian to secondary road 623; thence westerly along secondary road 623 to 50th Street in Leduc; thence southerly along 50th Street to highway 2A; thence northwesterly along highway 2A to highway 2; thence northerly along highway 2 to highway 39; thence westerly along highway 39 to highway 60; thence northerly along highway 60 to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence upstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to secondary road 770; thence easterly and northerly along secondary road 770 to highway 16; thence easterly along highway 16 to its overpass with highway 43; thence northerly along highway 43 to the point of commencement.

56        Redwater Wildlife Management Unit (250)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2 and 18 near Clyde; thence easterly along highway 18 to highway 63; thence northerly along highway 63 to secondary road 661; thence easterly along secondary road 661 to secondary road 831; thence continuing easterly along the northern boundary of township 61 to the west bank of the unnamed lake in the northeast quarter of section 35, township 61, range 19, west of the fourth meridian; thence southerly along the west bank of that unnamed lake to the right bank of White Earth Creek; thence downstream along the right bank of the White Earth Creek to secondary road 855; thence southerly along secondary road 855 to highway 45; thence westerly along highway 45 to secondary road 831; thence southerly along secondary road 831 to the northern boundary of Elk Island National Park; thence westerly along the northern boundary of Elk Island National Park and the northern boundary of township 54 (township road 550 in the Strathcona County rural addressing system) to secondary road 636 and continuing westerly along secondary road 636 to highway 15; thence southwesterly and northwesterly along highway 15 to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to a point directly opposite the mouth of the Sturgeon River; thence directly to the right bank of the Sturgeon River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Sturgeon River to highway 28A; thence northerly along highway 28A to highway 28; thence westerly and southerly along highway 28 to secondary road 642; thence westerly along secondary road 642 to highway 2; thence northerly along highway 2 to the point of commencement.

57        Whitford Wildlife Management Unit (252)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary road 831 and highway 45 near Star; thence easterly and southeasterly along highway 45 to highway 36; thence southerly along highway 36 to highway 16; thence northwesterly along highway 16 to secondary road 855; thence northerly along secondary road 855 to highway 15; thence northwesterly along highway 15 to secondary road 831; thence northerly along secondary road 831 to the point of commencement.

58        Vermilion Wildlife Management Unit (254)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 16 and 41 near Vermilion; thence westerly along highway 16 to highway 36; thence northerly along highway 36 to highway 45; thence easterly along highway 45 to highway 41; thence southerly along highway 41 to the point of commencement.

59        Islay Wildlife Management Unit (256)

            Commencing at the intersection of highway 16 and the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary at Lloydminster; thence westerly along highway 16 to highway 41; thence northerly along highway 41 to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary; thence southerly along the Alberta‑Saskatchewan boundary to the point of commencement.

60        Elk Point Wildlife Management Unit (258)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 28 and 36 near Ashmont; thence easterly along highway 28 to highway 41; thence southerly along highway 41 to highway 45; thence westerly along highway 45 to highway 36; thence northerly and easterly along highway 36 to the point of commencement.

61        Saddle Lake Wildlife Management Unit (260)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 28 and secondary road 855 near Smoky Lake; thence easterly along highway 28 to highway 36; thence southerly and westerly along highway 36 to highway 45; thence westerly and northerly along highway 45 to secondary road 855; thence northerly along secondary road 855 to the point of commencement.

62        Mountain View Wildlife Management Unit (300)

            Commencing where highway 2 crosses the southern boundary of the Blood Indian Reserve #148 near Cardston; thence southerly along highway 2 to the Alberta‑Montana boundary;  thence westerly along the Alberta‑Montana boundary to the southeast corner of Waterton Lakes National Park; thence northerly and westerly along the eastern and northern boundaries of Waterton Lakes National Park to the southwest corner of section 15‑3‑30‑W4; thence north to the northeast corner of section 16‑3‑30‑W4; thence west to the northeast corner of section 17‑3‑30‑W4; thence north to the northeast corner of section 32‑3‑30‑W4; thence west to the northeast corner of section 36‑3‑1‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 12‑4‑1‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 10‑4‑1‑W5; thence north to the right bank of Drywood Creek at the northwest quarter of section 14‑4‑1‑W5; thence downstream along the right bank of Drywood Creek to the Waterton Reservoir; thence northerly and easterly along the western and northern shores of Waterton Reservoir to secondary road 505; thence easterly and northerly along secondary road 505 to the western boundary of the Blood Indian Reserve; thence southerly and easterly along the western and southern boundaries of the Blood Indian Reserve to the point of commencement.

63        Pincher Creek Wildlife Management Unit (302)

            Commencing at the junction of Highways 3 and 6 at Pincher Station; thence southerly along highway 6 to the right bank of Drywood Creek;  thence upstream along the right bank of Drywood Creek to the eastern boundary of section 15‑4‑1‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 15‑4‑1‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 17‑4‑1‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 32‑4‑1‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 36‑4‑2‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 1‑5‑2‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 5‑5‑2‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 8‑5‑2‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 12‑5‑3‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 1‑6‑3‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 4‑6‑3‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of section 9‑6‑3‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of the southwest quarter of section 9‑6‑3‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of the northwest quarter of section 16‑6‑3‑W5; thence east to the northeast corner of section 16‑6‑3‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 33‑6‑3‑W5; thence west to the southeast corner of section 4‑7‑3‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 4‑7‑3‑W5; thence west to the road locally known as the Adanac; thence northerly along the Adanac road to the road locally known as the Passburg access; thence easterly and northerly along the Passburg access to highway 3; thence easterly along highway 3 to the point of commencement.

63.1    Crowsnest Pass Wildlife Management Unit (303)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 3 and the northwest boundary of the TransCanada pipeline right-of-way near the town of Frank; thence southerly and easterly along highway 3 to the junction of the road locally known as the Passburg access; thence southerly and westerly across the Crowsnest River to the road locally known as the Adanac road;  thence southerly along the Adanac road to the northern boundary of section 4‑7‑3‑W5; thence west to the northeast  corner of section 6‑7‑3‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 7‑7‑3‑W5; thence west to the northeast  corner of section 12‑7‑4‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 24‑7‑4‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 22‑7‑4‑W5; thence north to the northeast  corner of section 27‑7‑4‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 28‑7‑4‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 33‑7‑4‑W5; thence west to the northeast  corner of section 32‑7‑4‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 5‑8‑4‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of section 1‑8‑5‑W5; thence south to the northeast  corner of the southeast quarter of section 1‑8‑5‑W5; thence west to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of section 4‑8‑5‑W5;  thence north to the northeast corner of section 4‑8‑5‑W5;  thence west to the northeast corner of section 2‑8‑6‑W5;  thence north to the point where the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary crosses the west boundary of section 12‑8‑6‑W5;  thence northeasterly along the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary to the northern boundary of the northeast quarter of section 7‑8‑5‑W5; thence easterly to the northeast corner of section 8‑8‑5‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 17‑8‑5‑W5; thence east to the northeast corner of section 15‑8‑4‑W5; thence north to the northeast  corner of section 27‑8‑4‑W5; thence east to the northeast corner of section 26‑8‑4‑W5; thence north to the northeast corner of section 35‑8‑4‑W5; thence east along the township line to the point intersecting the height of land of the Livingstone Range; thence southerly along the height of land of the Livingstone Range to the north boundary of the TransCanada pipeline right‑of‑way in the southwest quarter of section 4‑8‑3‑W5; thence southerly and westerly along the north boundary of the TransCanada pipeline right-of-way to the point of commencement.

64        North Porcupine Hills Wildlife Management Unit (304)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 2 and secondary road 533 at Nanton; thence southerly along highway 2 to secondary road 520; thence westerly along secondary road 520 to highway 22; thence northerly along highway 22 to a road locally known as the Williams Coulee road at the north boundary of section 9, township 16, range 2 west of the fifth meridian; thence easterly along the Williams Coulee road to secondary road 533 and continuing easterly along secondary road 533 to the point of commencement.

65        South Porcupine Hills Wildlife Management Unit (305)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2 and 3 near Fort MacLeod; thence southwesterly and northwesterly along highway 3 to highway 22; thence northerly along highway 22 to secondary road 520; thence easterly along secondary road 520 to highway 2; thence southerly along highway 2 to the point of commencement.

66        Willow Valley Wildlife Management Unit (306)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 3 and 22 near Lundbreck; thence westerly along highway 3 to the crossing of the north boundary of the TransCanada pipeline right‑of‑way near the town of Frank; thence northerly and easterly along the north boundary of the TransCanada pipeline right‑of‑way to the height of land of the Livingstone Range in the southwest quarter of section 4‑8‑3‑W5; thence northerly along the height of land of the Livingstone Range to right bank of the Oldman River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Oldman River to highway 22; thence southerly along highway 22 to the point of commencement.

67        Happy Valley Wildlife Management Unit (308)

            Commencing where highway 22 crosses the Oldman River in township 10, range 2, west of the fifth meridian; thence upstream along the right bank of the Oldman River to the crest of the Livingstone range (the Gap); thence northerly along the crest of the Livingstone range to secondary road 532; thence northeasterly along secondary road 532 to highway 22; thence southerly along highway 22 to the point of commencement.

68        Pekisko Wildlife Management Unit (310)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 2 and secondary road 533 at Nanton; thence westerly along secondary road 533 to the road locally known as the Williams Coulee road at the north boundary of section 11, township 16, range 29 west of the fourth meridian; thence continuing westerly along the Williams Coulee road to highway 22; thence southerly along highway 22 to secondary road 532; thence southwesterly along secondary road 532 to the eastern boundary of the Green Area; thence northerly and westerly along the eastern boundary of the Green Area to the right bank of the Highwood River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Highwood River to highway 2; thence southerly along highway 2 to the point of commencement.

69        Priddis Wildlife Management Unit (312)

            Commencing where highway 22 crosses the Bow River near Cochrane; thence southerly along highway 22 to the northern boundary of township 23; thence westerly along the northern boundary of township 23 to the western boundary of range 4, west of the fifth meridian; thence southerly along the western boundary of range 4, west of the fifth meridian to highway 22; thence southeasterly along highway 22 to the right bank of the Sheep River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Sheep River to highway 2; thence southerly along highway 2 to the right bank of the Highwood River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Highwood River to the eastern boundary of the Green Area; thence northerly along the eastern boundary of the Green Area to the southern boundary of the Stony Indian Reserve No. 142, 143 and 144; thence northeasterly along the southeastern boundary of the Stony Indian Reserve No. 142, 143 and 144 to the right bank of the Bow River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Bow River to the point of commencement.

70        Little Red Wildlife Management Unit (314)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 22 and 27 near Westward Ho; thence southerly along highway 22 to the right bank of the Bow River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Bow River to the eastern boundary of the Stony Indian Reserve No. 142, 143 and 144; thence southerly, southwesterly and northerly along the eastern, southern and western boundaries of the Stony Indian Reserve and the addition thereto; thence easterly along the northern boundary of the addition to the Stony Indian Reserve to the eastern boundary of the Rocky Mountains Forest Reserve; thence northerly along the eastern boundary of the Rocky Mountains Forest Reserve to the right bank of the Red Deer River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Red Deer River to highway 27; thence easterly along highway 27 to the point of commencement.

71        Harold Creek Wildlife Management Unit (316)

            Commencing at the intersection of the Red Deer River and the eastern boundary of the Rocky Mountains Forest Reserve; thence southerly along the eastern boundary of the Rocky Mountains Forest Reserve to highway 40; thence northwesterly along highway 40 to the junction of highway 40 and secondary road 734; thence continuing northwesterly along secondary road 734 to the right bank of the Red Deer River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Red Deer River to the point of commencement.

72        James Wildlife Management Unit (318)

            Commencing where secondary road 734 crosses the Red Deer River; thence northerly along secondary road 734 to the right bank of the Clearwater River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Clearwater River to highway 54; thence easterly along highway 54 to the road locally known as the Burnstick Lake Road; thence southerly along the Burnstick Lake Road to secondary road 584 and continuing southerly and easterly along secondary road 584 to the road locally known as the Red Deer River Access Road; thence southerly along the Red Deer River Access Road and continuing directly south to the right bank of the Red Deer River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Red Deer River to the point of commencement.

73        Bearberry Wildlife Management Unit (320)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 54 and range line 3‑4, also known as secondary road 766, near Dickson; thence southerly along range line 3‑4 to the right bank of the Red Deer River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Red Deer River to a point directly south of the junction of secondary road 584 and the road locally known as the Red Deer River Access Road; thence directly north to the junction of the Red Deer River Access Road and secondary road 584; thence westerly and northerly along secondary road 584 to the road locally known as the Burnstick Lake Road and continuing northerly along the Burnstick Lake Road to highway 54; thence easterly along highway 54 to the point of commencement.

74        Horseguard Wildlife Management Unit (322)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 11 and highway 22 just north of Rocky Mountain House; thence northerly along highway 22 to its junction with highway 12; thence easterly along highway 12 to secondary road 766; thence southerly along secondary road 766 to highway 11; thence westerly along highway 11 to secondary road 766; thence southerly along secondary road 766 to highway 54; thence westerly along highway 54 to highway 22; thence northerly along highway 22 to highway 11; thence northwesterly along highway 11 to the point of commencement.

75        Prairie Creek Wildlife Management Unit (324)

            Commencing where highway 11 crosses the North Saskatchewan River near Rocky Mountain House; thence southeasterly along highway 11 to highway 22; thence southerly along highway 22 to highway 54 and continuing easterly along highway 54 to the right bank of the Clearwater River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Clearwater River to the west boundary of range 8, west of the fifth meridian;  thence north along the west boundary of range 8, west of the fifth meridian to the junction of secondary road 591 and the road locally known as the Swan Lake road; thence northwesterly along the Swan Lake road to secondary road 752; thence northeasterly along secondary road 752 to the road locally known as the North Fork road; thence northwesterly and westerly along the North Fork road to the right bank of the Ram River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Ram River to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to the point of commencement.

76        Baseline Wildlife Management Unit (326)

            Commencing at the point where the road locally known as the North Fork road crosses the Ram River in township 39, range 10, west of the fifth meridian; thence southeasterly along the North Fork road to secondary road 752; thence southwesterly along secondary road 752 to the road locally known as the Swan Lake road; thence southeasterly along the Swan Lake road to its junction with secondary road 591; thence easterly along secondary road 591 to the western boundary of range 8, west of the fifth meridian;  thence southerly along the west boundary of range 8, west of the fifth meridian to the right bank of the Clearwater River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Clearwater River to secondary road 734; thence northerly, southwesterly and northwesterly along secondary road 734 to the right bank of the Ram River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Ram River to the point of commencement.

77        Schunda Wildlife Management Unit (328)

            Commencing at the Brazeau Dam; thence southerly along the road locally known as the Sunchild/O’Chiese Road to highway 11; thence southeasterly along highway 11 to the west boundary of the southeast quarter of section 8, township 40, range 9, west of the 5th meridian; thence directly south to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence upstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to secondary road 734; thence northwesterly along secondary road 734 to the right bank of the Brazeau River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Brazeau River to the Brazeau Reservoir; thence northeasterly along the southeast bank of the Brazeau Reservoir to the point of commencement.

78        O’Chiese Wildlife Management Unit (330)

            Commencing where highway 11 crosses the North Saskatchewan River north of Rocky Mountain House; thence upstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to the west boundary of the northeast quarter of section 8, township 40, range 9, west of the 5th meridian; thence directly north to highway 11; thence northwesterly along highway 11 to its junction with the road locally known as the Sunchild/O’Chiese Road; thence northerly along the Sunchild/O’Chiese Road to the right bank of the Brazeau River at the Brazeau Dam; thence downstream along the right bank of the Brazeau River to its confluence with the North Saskatchewan River; thence directly across the North Saskatchewan River to the nearest point on its right bank; thence downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to its confluence with Wolf Creek; thence upstream along the right bank of Wolf Creek to highway 22; thence southerly along highway 22 to highway 11; thence westerly along highway 11 to the point of commencement.

79        Alder Flats Wildlife Management Unit (332)

            Commencing at the intersection of highway 12 and highway 22, thence northerly along highway 22 to Wolf Creek; thence downstream along the right bank of Wolf Creek to its confluence with the North Saskatchewan River; thence downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to the southern boundary of township 48; thence easterly along the southern boundary of township 48 to secondary road 616; thence continuing easterly along secondary road 616 to highway 20; thence southerly along highway 20 to highway 20A; thence continuing southerly along highway 20A to highway 53; thence westerly along highway 53 to secondary road 766; thence southerly along secondary road 766 to highway 12; thence westerly along highway 12 to the point of commencement.

80        Strawberry Wildlife Management Unit (334)

            Commencing at the intersection of the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River and the fifth meridian near Thorsby; thence southerly along the fifth meridian to the north shore of Pigeon Lake near Mulhurst; thence following the shoreline of Pigeon Lake in a southeasterly, southwesterly and northwesterly direction around the southeast end of the lake to the northern boundary of township 46; thence westerly along the northern boundary of township 46 to highway 20; thence northerly along highway 20 to secondary road 616; thence westerly along secondary road 616 to Buck Creek and continuing westerly along the northern boundary of township 47 to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to the point of commencement.

81        Wabamun Wildlife Management Unit (336)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 43 and highway 37 near Onoway; thence southerly along highway 43 to highway 16; thence westerly along highway 16 to secondary road 770; thence southerly and westerly along secondary road 770 to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence upstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to highway 22; thence northerly along highway 22 to highway 16; thence westerly along highway 16 to the right bank of the Pembina River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Pembina River to highway 43; thence southeasterly along highway 43 to the point of commencement.

82        Bigoray River Wildlife Management Unit (337)

            Commencing at the junction of secondary road 753 and highway 16 near Chip Lake; thence easterly along highway 16 to highway 22; thence southerly along highway 22 to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence upstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to the right bank of the Brazeau River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Brazeau River to the Brazeau Dam; thence northeasterly along secondary road 620 to secondary road 753; thence northerly and westerly along secondary road 753 to the point of commencement.

83        Carrot Creek Wildlife Management Unit (338)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 16 and secondary road 753; thence westerly along highway 16 to the right bank of Wolf Creek in township 53, range 16, west of the 5th meridian, thence southerly along the right bank of Wolf Creek to the road locally known as the Wolf Lake Road in township 50, range 15, west of the 5th meridian; thence southerly along the Wolf Lake Road to the western boundary of range 14, west of the fifth meridian; thence southerly along the western boundary of range 14 to the right bank of the Pembina River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Pembina River to secondary road 753; thence northerly along secondary road 753 to the point of commencement.

84        Elk River Wildlife Management Unit (339)

            Commencing at the Brazeau Dam; thence westerly and southerly along the southeast bank of the Brazeau Reservoir to the right bank of the Brazeau River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Brazeau River to secondary road 734; thence northwesterly along secondary road 734 to the right bank of the Pembina River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Pembina River to secondary road 753; thence southerly along secondary road 753 to secondary road 620; thence southwesterly along secondary road 620 to the point of commencement.

85        Wolf River Wildlife Management Unit (340)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 16 and 47 near Edson; thence easterly along highway 16 to the right bank of Wolf Creek in township 53, range 16, west of the 5th meridian; thence southerly along the right bank of Wolf Creek to the road locally known as the Wolf Lake Road in township 50, range 15, west of the 5th meridian; thence southerly along the Wolf Lake Road to the western boundary of range 14, west of the fifth meridian; thence southerly along the western boundary of range 14 to the right bank of the Pembina River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Pembina River to secondary road 734; thence northwesterly along secondary road 734 to highway 40; thence northwesterly along highway 40 to highway 47; thence northerly and northeasterly along highway 47 to the point of commencement.

86        McLeod River Wildlife Management Unit (342)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 16 and 47 near Edson; thence southwesterly along highway 47 to the road locally known as the Hinton‑Robb Haul Road; thence northwesterly along the Hinton‑Robb Haul Road to Switzer Drive in the town of Hinton; thence northeasterly along Switzer Drive to highway 16; thence southwesterly along highway 16 to highway 40; thence northwesterly along highway 40 to the right bank of the Athabasca River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Athabasca River to the road, in township 53, range 22, west of the fifth meridian, which runs south to Obed; thence southerly along this road to highway 16; thence easterly along highway 16 to the point of commencement.

87        Wildhay Wildlife Management Unit (344)

            Commencing at the confluence of the Berland and Athabasca Rivers in township 58, range 20, west of the fifth meridian; thence upstream along the right bank of the Athabasca River to highway 40; thence northwesterly along highway 40 to the right bank of the Berland River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Berland River to the point of commencement.

88        Shiningbank Wildlife Management Unit (346)

            Commencing where highway 43 crosses the McLeod River near Whitecourt; thence upstream along the right bank of the McLeod River to highway 32; thence southerly along highway 32 to highway 16; thence westerly along highway 16 to the main road running north from Obed, in township 53, range 22, west of the fifth meridian; thence northerly along this road to the right bank of the Athabasca River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Athabasca River to highway 43; thence southeasterly along highway 43 to the point of commencement.

89        Marsh Head Wildlife Management Unit (347)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 43 and the road locally known as the Amoco Bigstone road in the northwest quarter of section 36, township 62, range 20, west of the fifth meridian; thence southeasterly along highway 43 to the right bank of the Athabasca River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Athabasca River to the right bank of the Berland River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Berland River to the road locally known as the Fir road in section 18, township 58, range 20, west of the fifth meridian; thence northwesterly along the Fir road to the Amoco Bigstone road in section 20, township 59, range 22, west of the fifth meridian; thence northerly and easterly along the Amoco Bigstone road to the right bank of the Little Smoky River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Little Smoky River to the Amoco Bigstone road in section 14, township 62, range 21, west of the fifth meridian; thence northeasterly along the Amoco Bigstone road to the point of commencement.

90        Chip Lake Wildlife Management Unit (348)

            Commencing where highway 16 crosses the Pembina River near Entwistle; thence westerly along highway 16 to highway 32; thence northerly along highway 32 to the right bank of the McLeod River; thence downstream along the right bank of the McLeod River to highway 43; thence southeasterly along highway 43 to the right bank of the Pembina River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Pembina River to the point of commencement.

91        Swan Hills Wildlife Management Unit (349)

            Commencing where the boundary of the town of Swan Hills intersects highway 33; thence southeasterly along highway 33 to its intersection with the TransCanada Pipeline in section 2, township 63, range 7, west of the fifth meridian; thence southwesterly along the TransCanada Pipeline to township road 62‑3; thence westerly along township road 62‑3 to its junction with a road in the southeast quarter of section 21, township 62, range 8, west of the fifth meridian; thence southwesterly along this road to its junction with a road in the northwest quarter of section 4, township 62, range 8, west of the fifth meridian; thence westerly along this road which forms the northern boundary of sections 5 and 6, township 62, range 8, west of the fifth meridian to its intersection with a road at the northwest corner of section 6, township 62, range 8, west of the fifth meridian; thence southerly along the western boundary of range 8 to secondary road 658 at the southwest corner of section 7, township 61, range 8, west of the fifth meridian; thence southwesterly along secondary road 658 to the right bank of the Athabasca River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Athabasca River to highway 43; thence northwesterly along highway 43 to its intersection with the east boundary of range 21, west of the fifth meridian; thence northerly along the east boundary of range 21, west of the fifth meridian to its intersection with the right bank of the Goose River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Goose River to the right bank of the main tributary of the Goose River in the northwest quarter of section 18, township 66, range 14, west of the fifth meridian; thence upstream along the right bank of the main tributary to the eastern boundary of section 15, township 66, range 14, west of the fifth meridian; thence northerly along the eastern boundaries of sections 15, 22 and 27, township 66, range 14, west of the fifth meridian to the road locally known as the Goose Forestry Tower road; thence easterly along the Goose Forestry Tower road to highway 33; thence southerly along highway 33 to the point of commencement.

92        Saulteaux River Wildlife Management Unit (350)

            Commencing at the confluence of the Athabasca and Lesser Slave Rivers; thence upstream along the right bank of the Lesser Slave River to the shoreline of Lesser Slave Lake; thence northwesterly along the south shoreline of Lesser Slave Lake to the right bank of the Swan River; thence southwesterly along the right bank of the Swan River to highway 2; thence easterly along highway 2 to highway 33; thence southerly and southeasterly along highway 33 to the Peace Pipeline in section 2, township 63, range 7, west of the fifth meridian; thence northeasterly along the Peace Pipeline to its intersection with the north boundary of township 64, range 5, west of the fifth meridian; thence easterly along the north boundary of township 64 to its intersection with the ATCO Electric powerline; thence southerly along the ATCO Electric powerline to secondary highway 661; thence easterly along secondary highway 661 to the right bank of the Athabasca River; thence northeasterly along the right bank of the Athabasca River to the point of commencement.

93        Goose River North Wildlife Management Unit (351)

            Commencing where highway 33 intersects the south boundary of township 72; thence westerly along the south boundary of township 72 to the east boundary of the East Prairie Metis Settlement 4; thence southerly, westerly, northerly and westerly along the boundary of the East Prairie Metis Settlement 4 to the south boundary of township 71, range 15, west of the fifth meridian; thence westerly along the south boundary of township 71 to its intersection with an unnamed road in the southeast quarter of section 4, township 71, range 18, west of the fifth meridian; thence southwesterly along the unnamed road to its intersection with the west boundary of range 18, west of the fifth meridian; thence southerly along the west boundary of range 18, to the 18th baseline; thence westerly along the 18th baseline to the eastern boundary of range 20; thence southerly to the right bank of the Goose River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Goose River to the right bank of the main tributary of the Goose River in the northwest quarter of section 18, township 66, range 14, west of the fifth meridian; thence upstream along the right bank of the main tributary to the eastern boundary of section 15, township 66, range 14, west of the fifth meridian; thence northerly along the eastern boundaries of sections 15, 22 and 27, township 66, range 14, west of the fifth meridian to the road locally known as the Goose Forestry Tower Road, thence easterly along the Goose Forestry Tower Road to highway 33; thence northerly along highway 33 to the point of commencement.

94        Berland Wildlife Management Unit (352)

            Commencing at the junction of the Berland River and highway 40 in section 22, township 55, range 3, west of the sixth meridian; thence northwesterly along highway 40 to the road locally known as the Huckleberry Forestry road in township 56, range 4, west of the sixth meridian; then northeasterly along the Huckleberry Forestry road to the right bank of the Little Smoky River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Little Smoky River to its junction with the road locally known as the Amoco Bigstone road in section 3, township 61, range 22, west of the fifth meridian; thence southerly and westerly along the Amoco Bigstone road to the road locally known as the Fir road in section 20, township 59, range 22, west of the fifth meridian; thence southeasterly along the Fir road to the right bank of the Berland River in section 18, township 58, range 20, west of the fifth meridian; thence upstream along the right bank of the Berland River to the point of commencement.

95        Deep Valley Wildlife Management Unit (353)

            Commencing where the Forestry Trunk Road intersects the road locally known as the 7 Road in section 12, township 64, range 2, west of the sixth meridian; thence southwesterly along the Forestry Trunk Road to its intersection with highway 40; thence southerly along highway 40 to the Huckleberry Forestry Tower Road; thence northeasterly along the Huckleberry Forestry Tower Road to the right bank of the Little Smoky River in township 57, range 3, west of the sixth meridian; thence northeasterly along the right bank of the Little Smoky River to the Amoco Bigstone road; thence northeasterly along the Amoco Bigstone road to its junction with highway 43 in the northwest quarter of section 36, township 62, range 20, west of the fifth meridian; thence northwesterly along highway 43 to its intersection with the road locally known as the Simonette Road in section 2, township 67, range 22, west of the fifth meridian; thence southwesterly along the Simonette Road to its intersection with the road locally known as the 7 Road in section 10, township 63, range 25, west of the fifth meridian; thence westward along the 7 Road to the point of commencement.

96        Simonette Wildlife Management Unit (354)

            Commencing where the road locally known as the Simonette Road intersects the west boundary of range 23 west of the fifth meridian; thence northerly along the west boundary of range 23, west of the fifth meridian to the southern shoreline of Grassy Lake; thence easterly, northerly and northwesterly along the shoreline of Grassy lake to the right bank of the unnamed creek in southwest quarter of section 25, township 67, range 24, west of the fifth meridian; thence northwesterly along the right bank of the unnamed creek to the shoreline of Long Lake; thence northeasterly, northwesterly and northerly along the shoreline of Long Lake to the right bank of Goose Creek; thence northerly along the right bank of Goose Creek to the ATCO Electric powerline in section 35, township 68, range 24, west of the fifth meridian; thence westerly along the ATCO Electric powerline to the right bank of the Simonette River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Simonette River to the Forestry Trunk Road; thence southerly along the Forestry Trunk Road to its junction with the road locally known as the 7 Road in section 12, township 64, range 2, west of the sixth meridian; thence east, southeasterly and then easterly along the 7 Road to its intersection with the Simonette Road in section 10, township 63, range 25, west of the fifth meridian; thence northeasterly along the Simonette Road to the point of commencement.

97        Redrock Creek Wildlife Management Unit (355)

            Commencing where the Grande Prairie‑Grande Cache powerline intersects the right bank of the Kakwa River in section 8, township 61, range 6, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly along the powerline to the Weyerhaeuser Long Lake Haul Road in the northeast quarter of section 21, township 62, range 6, west of the sixth meridian; thence northwesterly along the Weyerhaeuser Long Lake Haul Road to the right bank of the Cutbank River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Cutbank River to the right bank of the unnamed tributary in the southeast quarter of section 4, township 64, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence northwesterly along the right bank of the unnamed tributary to its intersection with the east boundary of township 64, range 11, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly along the east boundary of township 64, range 11, west of the sixth meridian to its intersection with the Weyerhaeuser Nose Mountain Haul Road in the northeast quarter of section 25, township 64, range 11, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly and southerly along the Weyerhaeuser Nose Mountain Haul Road to its intersection with the south boundary of township 64, range 11, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly along the south boundary of township 64 to the right bank of Nose Creek; thence southerly along the right bank of Nose Creek to the right bank of Gunderson Creek; thence southwesterly along the right bank of Gunderson Creek to its intersection with an unnamed tributary in the southeast quarter of section 33, township 62, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence southwesterly along the unnamed tributary to the Torrens Forestry Lookout Tower Road locally known as Hat Mountain Road in the northwest quarter of section 21, township 62, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence southeasterly along the Torrens Forestry Lookout Tower Road to the Torrens Forestry Lookout Tower site; thence southeasterly from the Torrens Forestry Lookout Tower across the height of land to the right bank of the Kakwa River at its confluence with Lynx Creek; thence easterly along the right bank of the Kakwa River to the point of commencement.

98        Cutbank Wildlife Management Unit (356)

            Commencing at the confluence of the Narraway and Wapiti Rivers; thence northeasterly along the right bank of the Wapiti River to its intersection with the 18th baseline; thence easterly along the 18th baseline to the Canadian National Railway railway line; thence northeasterly along the Canadian National Railway railway line to the right bank of the Wapiti River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Wapiti River to the right bank of the Smoky River; thence along the right bank of the Smoky River to the right bank of the Simonette River; thence easterly along the right bank of the Simonette River to the Forestry Trunk Road; thence southerly along the Forestry Trunk Road to its intersection with the 16th baseline; thence westerly along the 16th baseline to the right bank of Prairie Creek; thence northerly along the right bank of Prairie Creek to the right bank of the Kakwa River; thence southwesterly along the right bank of the Kakwa River to the Grande Prairie‑Grande Cache powerline in section 8, township 61, range 6, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly along the powerline to the Weyerhaeuser Long Lake Haul Road in the northeast quarter of section 21, township 62, range 6, west of the sixth meridian; thence northwesterly along the Weyerhaeuser Long Lake Haul Road to the right bank of the Cutbank River; thence upstream along the right bank of the Cutbank River to the right bank of the unnamed tributary in the southeast quarter of section 4, township 64, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence northwesterly along the right bank of the unnamed tributary to its intersection with the east boundary of township 64, range 11, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly along the east boundary of township 64, range 11, west of the sixth meridian to its intersection with the Weyerhaeuser Nose Mountain Haul Road in the northeast quarter of section 25, township 64, range 11, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly and southerly along the Weyerhaeuser Nose Mountain Haul Road to its intersection with the south boundary of township 64, range 11, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly along the south boundary of township 64 to the right bank of Nose Creek; thence southerly along the right bank of Nose Creek to the right bank of Gunderson Creek; thence southwesterly along the right bank of Gunderson Creek to its intersection with an unnamed tributary in the southeast quarter of section 33, township 62, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence southwesterly along the unnamed tributary to the Torrens Forestry Lookout Tower Road locally known as Hat Mountain Road in the northwest quarter of section 21, township 62, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence northwesterly along the Torrens Forestry Lookout Tower Road to the road locally known as the Two Lakes Road; thence southwesterly along the Two Lakes Road to the right bank of Stetson Creek in township 62, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence southwesterly along the right bank of Stetson Creek to the right bank of the Torrens River; thence northwesterly along the right bank of the Torrens River to the right bank of the Narraway River; thence northerly along the right bank of the Narraway River to the point of commencement.

99        Beaverlodge Wildlife Management Unit (357)

            Commencing where the Wapiti River intersects the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary; thence northeasterly along the right bank of the Wapiti River to its intersection with the 18th baseline; thence easterly along the 18th baseline to the Canadian National Railway railway line; thence northeasterly and westerly along the Canadian National Railway railway line to the right bank of the Wapiti River; thence northeasterly along the right bank of the Wapiti River to the right bank of the Smoky River; thence northerly along the right bank of the Smoky River to the right bank of the Bad Heart River; thence northwesterly along the right bank of the Bad Heart River to secondary highway 733; thence southerly along secondary highway 733 to the south boundary of township 75, range 3, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly along the south boundary of township 75 to the southwest corner of township 75, range 4, west of the sixth meridian; thence north along the west boundary of range 4, west of the sixth meridian to the northeast corner of section 12, township 75, range 5, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northeast corner of section 9, township 75, range 8, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly to the northeast corner of section 33, township 75, range 8, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northwest corner of section 36, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence southerly to the southwest corner of section 36, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northwest corner of section 26, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence southerly to the southwest corner of section 26, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northwest corner of section 20, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence southerly to the southwest corner of section 17, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northwest corner of section 12, township 75, range 11, west of the sixth meridian; thence southerly to the north boundary of township 74; thence westerly along the north boundary of township 74 to the southeast corner of section 3, township 75, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly to the northeast corner of section 3, township 75, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northeast corner of section 6, township 75, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly to the northeast corner of section 18, township 75, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary; thence southerly along the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary to the point of commencement.

100     Saddle Hills Wildlife Management Unit (358)

            Commencing at the junction of highways 2 and 49; thence southerly along highway 2 to its intersection with the northwest quarter of section 11, township 75, range 5, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northeast corner of section 9, township 75, range 8, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly to the northeast corner of section 33, township 75, range 8, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northwest corner of section 36, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence southerly to the southwest corner of section 36, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northwest corner of section 26, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence southerly to the southwest corner of section 26, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northwest corner of section 20, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence southerly to the southwest corner of section 17, township 75, range 10, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northwest corner of section 12, township 75, range 11, west of the sixth meridian; thence southerly to the north boundary of township 74; thence westerly along the north boundary of township 74 to the southeast corner of section 3, township 75, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly to the northeast corner of section 3, township 75, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the northeast corner of section 6, township 75, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence northerly to the northeast corner of section 18, township 75, range 12, west of the sixth meridian; thence westerly to the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary; thence northerly along the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary to its intersection with highway 49; thence easterly along highway 49 to the point of commencement.

101     Blueberry Wildlife Management Unit (359)

            Commencing at the junction of highway 2 and the right bank of the Peace River north of Rycroft; thence southerly along highway 2 to highway 49; thence westerly along highway 49 to the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary; thence northerly along the Alberta‑British Columbia boundary to the right bank of the Peace River; thence downstream along the right bank of the Peace River to the point of commencement.

102     Snipe Lake Wildlife Management Unit (360)

            Commencing where highway 43 intersects the east boundary of range 21, west of the fifth meridian; thence northerly along highway 43 to highway 49; thence northerly along highway 49 to highway 2A; thence easterly along highway 2A to highway 2; thence easter