Species at Risk

Introducing MULTISAR

Long Billed Curlew in Meadow
The Long-Billed Curlew is a species of Special Concern (Sensitive)

MULTISAR is a collaboration made up of government agencies, (including Alberta Environment and Parks), non-profit environmental organizations, agricultural groups, industry, and landowners whose goal it is to be the voluntary steward of grassland species on over 473,000 acres in Southern Alberta.

Find out more about MULTISAR:

Alberta has an amazing variety of wild species. However, some of these species are at risk of disappearing from the province.

These species at risk are the most vulnerable components of Alberta’s biodiversity and require special attention to maintain and recover their populations.

What species in Alberta are at risk? How do you find their status

  • Alberta’s list of Species at Risk- Jul 18, 2014 (2 pages, <1 MB)
    Review this list of Alberta’s Endangered and Threatened species.
  • Species at Risk – A guide to Endangered and Threatened Species and Species of Special Concern in Alberta
    Discover detailed descriptions of each species at risk along with its habitat and status information in this colourful publication
  • Species at Risk status search
    This is a tool that allows you to search for species by their status or classification

Alberta’s Conservation Efforts

Find out about some of the wildlife conservation projects we are currently involved in:

Alberta’s Strategy for Species at Risk

The Alberta government strategy for the prevention, recovery and identification of species at risk is a cooperative and collaborative, science-based approach which incorporates the social and economic values of Albertians.

To read Alberta’s Strategy for the Management of Species at Risk (2009-2014), see:


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Updated: Nov 18, 2016