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Alberta's Native Trout Recovery Program

Alberta's Native Trout Recovery Program is a comprehensive, long-term fish conservation initiative aimed at monitoring and recovering populations of native trout and whitefish in the watersheds of Alberta's eastern slopes.


Alberta's Native Trout Recovery Program
Alberta's Native Trout Recovery Program
Alberta's Native Trout Recovery Program is a comprehensive, long-term fish conservation initiative aimed at monitoring and recovering populations of native trout and whitefish in the watersheds of Alberta's eastern slopes.
Alberta's Fish Sustainability Index
Alberta's Fish Sustainability Index
Alberta uses a standard measure of fish populations to determine how resilient they are. Think of it as a report card for a lake or river.
What is a watershed?
What is a watershed?
Everyone in the world lives in a watershed - even you! What is it?
Stream Crossing Program Overview
Stream Crossing Program Overview
Learn about how Alberta is remediating stream crossing to reduce the impacts of infrastructure and habitat fragmentation on Alberta's fish populations.
Don't Let it Loose
Don't Let it Loose
Don’t let it Loose! Releasing live fish into waterbodies is not only illegal, but it wreaks havoc on our natural environment. Goldfish become invasive when released into the wild, increasing competition for food sources and habitat, and potentially spreading diseases to native species.
Whirling Disease In Alberta
Whirling Disease In Alberta
Learn more about Whirling Disease in Alberta from aquatic invasive species biologist - Clayton James. This webinar was originally part of Creekfest 2020 but has great content to learn more about whirling disease and it's impacts on Alberta's fish alongside your students.
Impacts of Whirling Disease
Impacts of Whirling Disease
Whirling disease, an invasive fish disease, has been found in multiple locations in Alberta. Watch here to see the life cycle of the parasite and the impacts it can have on our native fish. Learn how to prevent the spread, and always remember – Clean, Drain, Dry your Gear!