Wetlands are among the most prevalent and complicated ecosystem in Alberta. You can find wetlands in the prairie regions and in the forest in northern Alberta.

The goal of the free e-course, Alberta Wetlands 101, is to help professionals, citizens and land owners understand the complexity of wetlands and learn how the provinces supports the ongoing management of wetlands.

With videos and short quizzes, you can learn about the history, biology and management of wetlands in Alberta. Participants can receive an optional certificate of completion by answering all the quizzes in the online course.

There are 11 chapters in the free e-course:

  1. Wetlands in Alberta
  2. Wetland Valuation
  3. Wetland Loss in Alberta
  4. The Alberta Wetland Classification System: Peatlands
  5. The Alberta Wetland Classification System: Mineral Wetlands
  6. The Alberta Merged Wetland Inventory
  7. History of Water Management in Alberta, Wetland Legislation, and Policy
  8. The Alberta Wetland Policy
  9. The Alberta Wetland Policy: Mitigation Strategies
  10. Wetland Policy Directives and Tools Part 1
  11. Wetland Policy Directives and Tools Part 2

The e-course was created by Aquality Environmental Consulting with support from the Alberta Conservation Association.

Register for free for the Alberta Wetlands 101 Online Course.

Screenshot of Wetlands 101 course

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