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Wood Bison Are Officially Wildlife

August 11, 2022

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

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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.

"Away, away from men and towns, To the wild wood and the downs- To the silent wilderness Where the soul need not repress Its music."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley, "To Jane: An Invitation," 1822
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