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Congratulations to Alberta Fish and Game Association
on being awarded the Minister’s Special Licence program for 2013 to 2018.

 

Background:

 From 2007 to 2012, the Minister’s Special Licence program was jointly administered by the Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association, the Conservation Education W.I.S.E. Foundation and Hunting For Tomorrow known as Alberta’s Conservation Collaboration. 

 During that period of time, nearly $2 million was raised for the betterment of wildlife through the raffle and auction sales of three Special Licences for: Elk, Bighorn Sheep and Mule Deer. 

 Eligible Alberta organizations made application to the fund for financial support of projects or materials for the betterment of Alberta’s wildlife or habitat.  Each year a Program Advisory Committee (PAC) met to review the applications and allocate funding.  To date, 175 applications were received and over 105 applicants received funding.  (Note:  The deadline is December 31, 2012 for applications for funds raised in 2012.)

  

Next Contract Term:

In September, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development posted a Request For Quotes to deliver this program for the period 2013 to 2018. 

 Two applicants bid for this contract, one being our Conservation Collaboration and the other being the Alberta Fish and Game Association.   On December 3, 2012 it was announced that the contract had been awarded to the Alberta Fish and Game Association.  For information about the Minister’s Special Licence program for 2013 to 2018, please contact the Alberta Fish and Game Association at 780.437.2342 or visit their website at www.afga.org

  

Our Appreciation:

 On behalf of the Alberta Conservation Collaboration; the Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association, the Conservation Education WISE Foundation and Hunting For Tomorrow, we wish to extend our appreciation to all those people who supported the program by assisting with the sale of the auction items and the raffle tickets, those who purchased raffle tickets and bid on the permits at auction and the Wild Sheep Foundation, National and the Alberta chapters, who worked diligently to maximize the value of these permits.

 Many thanks to the organizations and individuals who received funding from this program and did their part to contribute to Alberta’s wildlife and wild places.

 

For more information contact:

Robert Gruszecki

President

Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association

911 Sylvester Crescent                                    

Calgary, AB.  T2W 0R8

 403.252.8474             

robert_gruszecki@ezpost.com

 

Click Here for Detailed Information

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ALBERTA MINISTER'S SPECIAL LICENSE

RAFFLE TICKETS

 

BIGHORN SHEEP   .   MULE DEER   .   ELK

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 Since 1995, Alberta Sustainable Resource Development has offered these special permits, in partnership with Alberta conservation organizations.  Funds raised from both the sale of the auction and raffle permits are managed under a segregated fund.   Each year, applicants (individuals or organizations) apply to this fund for financial assistance for their conservation projects.  Categories include wildlife management, habitat improvement or conservation education. A Program Advisory Committee (PAC), comprised of representatives from various conservation organizations within Alberta meets to review, rank and allocate funding.  Since the introduction of these permits, nearly $5 million dollars has been raised and re-invested in Alberta for wildlife, habitat and education programs. 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

 Conservation Education WISE Foundation

Mr. Bob Gruszecki ~ (403) 319-2275 ~ E-mail: robert_gruszecki@ezpost.com

 

Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association

Mr. Dave Paplawski ~ (403) 319-2277 ~ E-mail:  dave@aheia.com 

   
     
 

 

 
     

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WHAT'S NEW
REGULAR FEATURES ...
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CATCH US ON TV

Hunting: Beyond a Recreational Activity Vignette Movie File: 2.4 MB

Provincial Hunting Day: Celebrating Our Hunting Heritage Vignette Movie File: 2.3 MB

 

     

 

LETS 'S GO OUTDOORS
RADIO NETWORK

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Let's Go Outdoors can be heard Sunday mornings at 7:30
on the and on the Tiesson Radio group and the NewCap Radio network 
 

PLUS: We have added two new stations to the LGO network! 
Welcome Hinton and Whitecourt of the NewCap Radio Group!

 
  • CKBA Athabasca

  • CKSQ Stettler

  • CJPR Blairemore

  • CHLW St. Paul

  • CIBQ Brooks

  • CKKY Wainwright

  • CKDQ Drumheller

  • CFOK Westlock

  • CKVH High Prairie

  • CKJR Wetaskiwin

  • CKWA Slave Lake

  • 106.1FM Airdrie 

  • 95.3FM Cochrane & The MD of Rockyview. 

  • 790-CFCW Camrose

  • Hinton

  • Whitecourt

We can also hear Let's Go Outdoors through these other great sites:  www.myoutdoortv.com

 The Outdoor Trail with Jim Ferguson: www.gaot.net/

You can listen to this weeks program at www.letsgooutdoorsradio.com

 See you on the radio!

Let's Go Outdoors would not be possible without the support of the following Sponsors and advertisers:

 

     

ONLINE
HUNTER EDUCATION SYSTEM

 

The AHEIA on Line Hunter Education system is up and running and can be accessed via our website.

The direct link is: http://www.aheia.com/cart_builder.cfm?ProductID=18658

 Visit our web site at www.aheia.com and click on the "Education" box in the lower right corner of the screen.

 For those rushing to be certified by the hunting season and unable to find a class that suits them,
this will provide them an acceptable option.

See below for a brief summary. 

Online Hunter Education Certification

This comprehensive, easy-to-use online hunter certification program covers important hunting topics, including; 

  • Module 1 -   Role of Hunter

  • Module 2 -   Hunting Ethics

  • Module 3 -   Wildlife Management & Conservation

  • Module 4 -   Wildlife Identification

  • Module 5 -   Clothing & Equipment

  • Module 6 -   Firearms

  • Module 7 -   Bow Hunting

  • Module 8 -   Survival

  • Module 9 -   Field Techniques

  • Module 10 - First Aid

  • Module 11 - Hypothermia

  • Module 12 - Legal Responsibilities

  • Module 13 - Physical Fitness

  • Final Exam

 This course is a Provincial requirement for all first time hunter’s in Alberta and as such complete certification is required with an 80% pass mark on the final exam. 

Certificates will be issued by mail upon successful completion of the program. 

This online course may be taken from any internet enabled computer
and can be paused and returned to at any time.

  

     
   

HUNTER EDUCATION
& FIREAR
MS TRAINING

If you or anyone you are associated with needs to be certified in the Conservation Hunter Education program
or the Canadian Firearms Safety Course, please don't hesitate to contact us. 

 The classes scheduled at our centres are available on our website at the following link: http://www.aheia.com/serve_content.cfm?Page=Education.  
Once there, select the location most suitable to you and the details on the next class are listed for your review.

 If you are looking for an instructor outside one of our centres you can do a search by name or by location for the Canadian Firearms Safety Courses or for Hunter Education. Visit this link on our website for these detailed lists: http://www.aheia.com/serve_content.cfm?Page=Instructor%20Lists

 In addition to the training outlined above, we successfully instituted the "on-line" training program last fall and it has proven to be a huge help in getting people certified in time for the season. Please read the attached flyer describing this new method of program delivery or you can go directly to that area of our web site for this training by visiting this link: http://www.aheia.com/cart_builder.cfm?ProductID=18658

 If none of the above options for certification are applicable to you, please feel free to contact any of our centres and request more information on the "Home Study" program.

 Also, many of you have asked for exams to test your readiness for the Canadian Firearms Safety training. You expressly asked us to provide you with an opportunity to test your knowledge to see if you were able to try the challenge test for certification. While we can not give you the test questions for the practical exam we can help you by testing your general firearms knowledge and preparedness for the tests - this sample test does not take the place of the written test component of the CFSC. However, this series of sample style exam questions is designed to assist you in your determination of weather you are ready to take the challenge or weather you would be best suited to take the full course. Please see the attached flyer describing this new service or you can visit the direct links on our web site at:

 Hopefully the above information equips you and your associates with at least one method of becoming certified to enjoy Alberta's great outdoors this coming hunting season. As always, if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact any of our Alberta Hunter Education Instructors' Association Centres.

 

Edmonton Conservation Education
Centre for Excellence

#88, 4003 - 98th Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6E 6M8

For more information contact:
780-466-6682 or 1-866-282-4342
edmontoninfo@aheia.com
www.aheia.com 

Calgary Conservation Education
Centre for Excellence

911 Sylvestor Cres. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta
T2W 0R8

For more information contact:
403-252-8474 or 1-866-852-4342
info@aheia.com
www.aheia.com 

CFSC Online Study PDF 239 kb

Online Study Poster PDF 285 kb

 

 
   

 

WIN CARD REIMBURSEMENT

FOR YOUTH BETWEEN THE AGES OF 11 and 17

If your are between the ages of 11 and 17, and you have received your Hunter Education Certification,
fill out the information on the WIN CARD REIMBURSEMENT CERTIFICATE FORM
and return it to the Alberta Conservation Association and you will receive $ 8.40. 

NOTE: Pre-Purchase of a WIN Card is necessary first before applying for the reimbursement.

WIN Card Reimbursement Program Information PDF File 15 KB

WIN Card Reimbursement Program Information Doc File 25 KB

Hunting In Alberta HED Certification PDF File 25 KB

Hunting In Alberta HED Certification Doc File 39 KB

 

ALBERTA CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION
Attention: WIN Card Reimbursement
101 - 9 Chippewa Road
Sherwood Park AB
T8A 6J7

info@ab-conservation.com
www.ab-conservation.com

 

 

 

 
   

HUNTING & FISHING WEBSITE
Alberta's best hunting and fishing info can be found at My Wild Alberta

The Government of Alberta launched My Wild Alberta (http://www.mywildalberta.com), a website bringing together the best information for and from Alberta’s hunting and fishing community.

“This new website will be the first stop for hunters and anglers in Alberta,” said Ted Morton, Minister of Sustainable Resource Development. “Hunters and anglers are our partners in wildlife conservation and habitat management. Through My Wild Alberta, we can work together to build a stronger hunting and fishing culture in this province.”

My Wild Alberta is a joint initiative between Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, the Alberta Conservation Association, the Alberta Fish and Game Association, Alberta Outdoorsmen magazine, the Alberta Professional Outfitters Society, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Hunting for Tomorrow, the Alberta Trappers Association and Trout Unlimited Canada.

My Wild Alberta features hunting and fishing information, as well as a discussion board, events calendar, stories, videos, Alberta’s hunting and fishing regulations, and links to the Government of Alberta’s online licensing site, https://www.albertarelm.com. It will also highlight key initiatives and programs of the stakeholder organizations.

Media enquiries may be directed to:

Mike Jenkinson
Communications
Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
780-427-8636

Public enquiries may be directed to:

Information Centre
Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
1-877-944-0313

To call toll free within Alberta dial 310-0000.

 

 

 

Access For Hunting

 

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LAND OWNER - HUNTER ACCESS

INFORMATION CARD

PDF VERSION

 

     
   

GUIDE TO OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
NOW AVAILABLE

This colourful 68-page guide is the perfect companion for outdoor enthusiasts. It contains accurate, need-to-know information about finding and accessing more than 200,000 acres of uniquely Albertan outdoor adventures.
Inside, you will find details on 361 properties managed by Alberta Conservation Association and our partner conservation organizations. There are 259 properties to hunt on, 130 angling sites including 16 Lake Aeration and 54 Enhanced Fish Stocking sites. All locations offer activities such as wildlife viewing, berry picking and bird watching.

Copies of the guide are available to the public free of charge anywhere fishing and hunting licences are sold in Alberta.

http://www.ab-conservation.com/properties/downloadguide.htm

 

 

 
   

Undersubscribed Licenses
AVAILABLE FOR RESERVATION

 Phone 1-900-451-3729 
$1.25 per minute

 

 

 

LOGO

AFGA WeBSITE
HIGHLIGHTING PUBLIC & STAKEHOLDER
INVOLVEMENT INFORMATION

Reaching out to Alberta Environment's Stakeholders

Alberta Environment encourages active participation of all Albertans to steward our land, air and water. In order to engage early and have meaningful public and stakeholder involvement, Alberta Environment has launched a new website called:
"
Getting Involved: Initiatives
"

This site provides a one-stop location where information on current, future and past public and stakeholder involvement initiatives are listed.

Visit the site at
http://www.environment.gov.ab.ca/stakeholder
 

     

Canada's only hunting and fishing television network Subscribe to the only network dedicated 24-hours a day, seven days a week to every single aspect of hunting and fishing. Wild TV provides a daily escape for Canada's more than eight million hunting and fishing enthusiasts, with a programming lineup that covers all aspects of the outdoors.

For more information, contact:

Affiliate and Content Distribution
Ryan Kohler
Vice President
Wild TV Inc.
780-628-2335 - Direct
780-444-1512 -Main
ryan.kohler@wildtv.ca

Programming
Scott Stirling
VP Programming
Wild TV Inc.
403-813-7977 - Direct
780-628-2335 - Main
scott.stirling@wildtv.ca

 

     

 

HUNTING & FISHING LICENSING
ONLINE

 

As you are likely aware, a portion of the funds from the WIN renewals ($4.00 to $8.00 increase) have been used to expand the hunting and fishing licensing system to the internet.  This expansion started in December 2004 and will continue to be expanded and developed on an ongoing basis.

 This system is now on-line and you may visit the site at  www.albertarelm.com 

 The site allows the WIN card holder to log in using their WIN number and the appropriate identification information that they used to purchase this WIN card (drivers license, health care, etc.)  Once in the site the WIN card holder can review historical draw information over the past five years and, when functional, will be able to check for their draw results.  The system allows the inquirer to sort their information in a variety of ways (by year, by species, by priority, etc.) 

 The system is easy to navigate and understand and will be a valuable resource to WIN card holders.

We encourage you to visit this new web-site.

     

 

HUNTING SHOWS
FEATURING "CANADA in the ROUGH"

Here is some great news about a series of hunting shows that are being featured in Canada. 

These shows are aired on Global TV:
Sunday mornings at 7:30 a.m.

They are also aired on Wild TV:
Mondays @ 4:00 am
Fridays @ 7:00 pm
Saturdays @ 3:30am
 

     

 

SCI
GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE

The Northern Alberta Chapter of Safari Club International has initiated a grant review process every year. 
If you or organization that you are affiliated with is interested in applying for funding from the NAC-SCI
please check out the application guidelines and forms at our web site …

http://www.sci-northern.ab.ca/index.htm

     

 

ABA BULLETIN

The new ABA Bulletins will feature up to the minute information on a multitude of different topics relating to archery, hunting and bowhunting issues and what the ABA is up to.  These bulletins are produced by ABA executive, committee chairpersons, members and representatives.

Bulletins will be posted under the
ABA Section of the HFTF Member Organizations Page
as well as on the ABA website.

     

 

 

EHUNT.ca & HFT
EHunt.ca is the only Canadian Outdoors Marketplace

The staff at eHunt.ca are committed to helping associations, foundations and other organizations raise money for the outdoors enthusiast.  They go to the extreme to make sure that only outdoors related products are listed on eHunt.ca to make it a place that the outdoorsman or woman can go to find the goods that they are looking for.

     

 

SUSTAINABLE  E-NEWS

 

Visit
www.iwmc.org/newsletter/newsletter.htm

for online versions of the IWMC eNewsletter
in both DOC and PDF formats.

www.iwmc.org

 

 

     


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Canada's Largest Archery and Bow Hunting Resource
207-40 Elizabeth Street, Okotoks, Alberta, CANADA   T0L 1T0

 

     

 

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS

In Alberta, we are fortunate to have so many dedicated organizations working on our behalf.  We have had a number of inquiries about memberships and renewals with various organizations, so we would just like to remind you that memberships and renewals are due now. Please do your part by showing YOUR support with your various membership purchases.

 

     
 
 
Hunting For Tomorrow Foundation
#88, 4003 - 98th Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6M8
Phone: 780-462-2444

AHEIA Phone: 403-252-8474  Email: info@aheia.com
www.aheia.com

 

 
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