To inspire and empower wildlife professionals* to engage in science-based management and conservation of wild animals and their habitats.
Wildlife biology professionals, scientists, academics, students, communicators and citizen advocates throughout Alberta and western Canada.
We are a non-profit Chapter of the US-based The Wildlife Society. We have ~300 members, governed by a volunteer board and coordinated by an executive director.
Show us your Wild LOVE
Get in on the fun and show us your Wild LOVE! Help us meet our fundraising goal of $10,000! Each winter, the ACTWS launches an online fundraiser to help us
Join Our Team!
We’re recruiting new board members. Working closely with our Executive Director, you can form part of the team that advances our Strategic Plan throughout the year. The volunteers who make
World Snow Day in the Beaver Hills – Family fun in the winter woods!
Winter is a wonderous time, as anyone with kids, puppies, or skis can attest! Let the wonder of winter inspire and engage you as you explore the Beaver Hills Biosphere,
ACTWS Launches BIPOC Student Awards
Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society Launches BIPOC Student Awards to Encourage Diversity in Wildlife Profession The Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society (ACTWS) is pleased to announce two new
Diversity is Our Strength – Charmaine Leidal
I was recently told that I am a unicorn. It is an amusing thought but, as an Indigenous biologist, I think that being compared to a mythical creature speaks volumes