hide You are viewing an archived web page, collected at the request of University of Alberta using Archive-It. This page was captured on 16:38:43 Dec 08, 2010, and is part of the HCF Alberta Online Encyclopedia collection. The information on this web page may be out of date. See All versions of this archived page. Loading media information
Heritage Community Foundation Presents
Alberta Online Encyclopedia
Top Left of Navigation Bar The Nature of Alberta Logo
Species at Risk in AlbertaView our site layout to navigate to specific areasSearch our site for informationObtain help for navigating our sitePlease emails us your questions and comments!View our partners that helped us in this project

Ecosystems OverviewEnvironmental IssuesGeological History of AlbertaAlberta's Natural RegionsAdditional Resources
Visit Alberta Source!
Visit the Heritage Community Foundation
Visit Canada's Digital Collections



WolverineThe Wolverine is classified as a fur-bearer, which allows for limited management by means of harvest quotas, closures and regulated trapping seasons. Currently, the season is restricted to November through January in most areas, which corresponds to the period when the fur is in prime condition. As well, there is an official quota of one animal per Registered Fur Management Area in most Fur Management Zones to allow problem animals to be removed.

Other than population management through harvest regulations, there have been no specific research or management activities focusing on the Wolverine in Alberta. 

Reprinted from Alberta Wildlife Status Report No. 2 (1997), with permission from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development.

Albertasource.ca | Contact Us | Partnerships
            For more on the natural history of Alberta, visit Peel’s Prairie Provinces.
Copyright © Heritage Community Foundation All Rights Reserved