Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Report A Poacher and Public Lands Abuse

Posted on Fri, Sep 02, 2016


In the last 24 hours there have been no new wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta.There are currently five wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. All five wildfires are under control. More information


Call Report a Poacher Line (1-800-642-3800) to report serious public lands abuse.


Activities and behaviors considered serious public lands abuse include:
•driving a vehicle in the bed or shore of a natural water body
•driving up and down a stream
•crossing a stream perpendicular to the flow – with excessive speed or wheel spinning
•not using a nearby established crossing, bridge or ford to cross a natural water body
•creating tire ruts
•creating new vehicle trails in an area that already has existing trails
•taking their vehicle off trail in sensitive high alpine areas
•blocking existing trails
•clearing a new trail to access another area
•clearing trees and other plants to create a camping spot
•building or inhabiting an unauthorized structure on public lands
•leaving large amounts of litter
•abandoning vehicles
•entering closed area






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Barry A. Shellian RPFT
Area Information Coordinator
Rocky Forest Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P 403.845.8351
May the forest be with you



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