ESRD Home Page

  • Watercraft Inspections; boat propeller infested with quagga mussels

    Watercraft Inspections Now Mandatory

    • Recent changes to Alberta’s Fisheries Act now require mandatory inspections of watercraft as part of the effort to slow the spread of aquatic invasive species.
  • Alberta Fire Bans; wildfire in forest

    Alberta Fire Bans

    • Learn before you burn! Check out the latest fire advisories and fire bans in place for municipalities across the Province of Alberta.
  • Alberta-NWT water agreement; portait of Alberta and NWT premiers and ministers

    Alberta-NWT Bilateral Water Agreement

    • Alberta and the Northwest Territories have signed a bilateral water agreement for the Mackenzie River Delta.
  • Dam safety; Old Man Dam

    Dam Safety

    • What are the safety standards for water dams? Find out about dam safety and oversight in Alberta.

2013 Flood Recovery

Programs that respond to the immediate needs of our citizens and stabilize Alberta’s infrastructure and communities.

Bow Habitat Station

Explore and investigate Alberta’s fish, wildlife, water and aquatic ecosystems at Bow Habitat Station!

Climate Change

Alberta is taking action to reduce greenhouse gases and adapt to a changing climate.

Enhanced Approval Process

The Enhanced Approval Process (EAP) is ESRD‘s application process for the issuance of surface land dispositions

Environmental Monitoring

Albertans have high expectations that we excel at both energy production and environmental protection – we can have it both ways.

My Wild Alberta

Information for anglers, hunters and trappers – access Alberta’s hunting & fishing regulations and buy your licences online!


Plan your outdoor adventure! Find Alberta parks and trail reports, reserve campsites, and more!

Public Lands

The Public Lands Administration Regulation (PLAR) allows government to better manage Alberta’s landscape.

Water for Life

Share responsibility for a healthy, secure, sustainable water supply – our quality of life depends on it.

Get in touch

  • Information Centre

    Main Floor, Great West Life Building
    9920 108 Street
    Edmonton AB Canada T5K 2M4

    Hours of Operation
    8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Toll Free in Alberta: 310-ESRD (3773)
    Fax: 780 427-4407

  • Environmental Emergencies

    Toll Free: 1 800 222-6514

    Report a Wildfire

    Toll Free: 310-FIRE (3473)

    Call toll-free: 310-0000

    After dialing 310-0000, you will have the option to:

    • Dial the number you need
    • Dial "0" for operator assistance
    • Hold for operator assistance