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Federal/Provincial Contacts

Government Organizations

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA (DFO)
Provides information and permits regulating fish habitat dfo-mpo.gc.ca
PARKS CANADA
Water levels, work permits for docks, fill and construction along federal canals.
pc.gc.ca

TRANSPORT CANADA
Responsible for enforcing the Navigation Protection Act. It should be contacted for permits and to obtain information on docks, floating rafts or any other structure that could infringe on navigable waters.
330 Sparks Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0N5
613-990-2309
toll free 1-866-995-9737
tc.gc.ca

ALBERTA ENVIRONMENT AND PARKS
Responsible for the sustainable development of natural resources in Alberta.
toll free in Alberta 310-ESRD (3773)
ESRD.Info-Centre@gov.ab.ca
aep.alberta.ca

WATERSHED PLANNING AND ADVISORY COUNCILS
Independent, non-profit organizations that are selected by Alberta Environment and Parks to report on watershed health, collaborative planning and facilitate stewardship initiatives.
aep.alberta.ca/water/programs-andservices/ water-for-life/partnerships/watershed- planning-and-advisory-councils/ default.aspx

Septic System information

ALBERTA MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS SAFETY SERVICES
16th Floor, Commerce Place
10155-102 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 4L4
1-866-421-6929 (local callers must dial the 1-866)
safety.services@gov.ab.ca | municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/cp_private_sewage

ALBERTA ONSITE WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (AOWMA)
18303-60th Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6M 1T7
780-489-7471 | Toll free 877-489-7471
administrator@aowma.com | aowma.com

WESTERN CANADIAN ONSITE WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (WCOWMA)
18303 – 60th Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6M 1T7
780-489-7471 | Toll Free: 877.489.7471
info@wcowma.com | wcowma.com

SEPTIC SENSE
landstewardship.org/septic-sense

Other Useful Contacts

ALBERTA FISH AND GAME ASSOCIATION
Ensuring more habitat, fish and wildlife resources for the use and enjoyment of all Albertans.
6924-104th Street
Edmonton, AB, Canada T6H 2L7
office@afga.org | afga.org

DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA (DUC)
Provides programs and services for the conservation of wetlands.
1-866-479-3825
du_edmonton@ducks.ca
ducks.ca

GREEN ACREAGES GUIDE
landstewardship.org/green-acreages-guide Contact Land Stewardship Centre
info@landstewardship.org

ALBERTA ENVIRONMENT AND PARKS INVASIVE SPECIES MONITORING AND PREVENTION
aep.alberta.ca/recreation-public-use/invasive-species/default.aspx
Alberta’s invasive species hotline: 1 855 336 BOAT (2628).

Trees and Nurseries

TREE TIME
Will ship native trees /shrubs to your house. treetime.ca

ALBERTA NATIVE PLANT COUNCIL
Provides guidance and resources on growing native plants.
anpc.ab.ca/?page_id=2003

ALCLA NATIVE PLANT RESTORATION INC.
A native plant catalogue alclanativeplants.com/section2/main.htm

Lake Planning

WATERSHED STEWARDSHIP GROUPS
Community, volunteer-based partnerships taking stewardship actions to safeguard water sources.
aep.alberta.ca/water/programs-and-services/ water-for-life/partnerships/watershed-stewardshipgroups/ default.aspx

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