Cataract Creek Provincial Recreation Area - Kananaskis Country
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Conducting Research

Research & Collection Activities in Alberta's Parks

Alberta's parks provide excellent locations for scientific and research activities given their value as natural laboratories with long-term protection. We encourage research where it can be conducted with minimal risk to the environment and minimal disturbance to visitors.

  • A research and collection permit must be obtained prior to the start of any research and collection activities that occur on lands managed by Parks Division. 
  • A single permit may be issued to authorize research or collection at more than one location IF conducted by the same individual or research group. 
  • There are no fees associated with applying for or obtaining a research and collection permit.

Applying for a Research & Collection Permit

Tools & Research Support