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Wood Bison Are Officially Wildlife

August 11, 2022

Wild Lands Advocate article by: Phillip Meintzer, AWA Conservation Specialist

Click here for a pdf version of the article.

In November 2021, the Government of Alberta amended the Wildlife Regulation under the Alberta Wildlife Act to finally designate wood bison as a threatened species, formally acknowledging wood bison as wildlife for the first time in our province.

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