What species of fur-bearing animals can be found in Alberta?
For profiles of Alberta’s fur-bearing species, visit the Sustainable Resource Development website.
Code for Responsible Trapping
Fur-bearing animals must be trapped according to standards as outlined in the Code for Responsible Trapping.
Trappers’ Compensation Program
If you are an operator of a Registered Fur Management Area in Alberta, and you have lost trapping business due to industrial
activity on Crown Lands, you may be entitled to compensation under the Alberta Trappers’ Compensation Program.
If you want to further your education on trapping and conservation practices, the Alberta Trappers’ Association offers training
courses as well as the Alberta Wild Fur Management Study Guide.
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