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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.

Applying for a Research & Collection Permit

Note: Important process change effective June 24, 2017

Applications for Parks Research and Collection Permits and Wildlife Research and Collection Licence  are now completed using a single application process. There is minimal change to the Parks Research and Collection Permit application process. Please review the updated OPaC User Guide. For more information

Tools & Research Support

Updated: Dec 4, 2017