Species at Risk

The Alberta government is currently seeking input on the following two draft plans:

To review the draft Little Smoky and A La Peche Caribou Range Plan and provide your feedback, visit:

To review the draft Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan and share your input, visit:

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: Jun 17, 2016