Publications

Snake management for Alberta residents

Description

Snakes can be found across Alberta; providing many benefits such as reducing insect and small rodent populations, and acting as prey for other animals. Snakes are protected as a non-game animal under the provincial Wildlife Act (1997) which makes it illegal to kill, possess, buy or sell snakes native to Alberta. Snake hibernacula, underground chambers where snakes gather for the winter, and birthing dens, are also protected under the Wildlife Act.

Updated

August 1, 2016

Tags
resident snake species snakes snakes management

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Extent

2 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Resource Dates

Date Created

2016-08-01

Date Added

2016-11-25T22:34:17.123833

Date Modified

2016-08-01

Date Issued

2016-08-01

Audience information

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Environment and Parks