The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep is the provincial mammal of Alberta and the state animal of Colorado. Join the Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta to help with their preservation. Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta
To promote and enhance increasing populations of indigenous wild sheep in Alberta through the funding of programs that support responsible wildlife management, conservation education, youth involvement and the preservation of our hunting heritage.
Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta was started in 1999 and is a proud member of the National Wild Sheep Foundation. WSFA is a member-driven organization that connects hunting guides and outfitters, wildlife researchers, habitat conservationists, sportsmen and women, and the general public. Our two major fundraising events take place in the spring in the communities of Red Deer and Edson Alberta. With continued downsizing of government agencies, more onus is being placed on conservation organizations to initiate, manage and fund wildlife and habitat enhancement programs. Past issues of the WSFA newsletter are posted for your reading enjoyment. Check back often as we update our photo gallery on a regular basis. Becoming a member of Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta is an opportunity to be involved in an organization dedicated to the promotion and funding of sound wildlife management practices. Please note that in no way does WSFA necessarily endorse views and opinions expressed on these outside links, as those views are strictly those of the site owners. Your Board would like to hear from you, and listen to any suggestions or ideas you might want to run by them.
Conservation Projects | Aerial Results | Sponsorships

WSFA receives many applications for funding every year. To ensure that all funding requests are dealt with in an efficient manner the Foundation will be formalizing its application process somewhat. This will allow all requests to be considered and integrated with our budgeting process.

Project Funding Application Guide
Terms of Reference, Project Funding Committee
Project Funding Application Form
    Print & fill in by hand or Download to your Hard Drive & Fill electronically

2015 Project Financial Summary - Further updates to come once data results from each project are compiled. Check back for further info.

The Projects section of our website is currently under construction. Please check back soon for updated projects.

WSFA funded Aerial Survey Reports 2010 to Present

Sponsorship Package
Interested in helping out? There are several opportunities for your business to contribute to wildlife conservation in Alberta. Please click here to see how your business can play an important role in our children's future.

For more information, contact Darren at 403-358-1385.

WSFA is a Registered Charity for income tax purposes.
Call 403-845-5544 for details.

Project Funding Report

Alberta Grizzly Bear
Survey 2010 - Video

In winter, bighorn herds move to lower-elevation mountain pastures. In all seasons, these animals eat available grass, seeds, and plants.

In October 2004, WSFA approached Alberta Fish and Wildlife about transplanting sheep onto Ram Mountain.

Rams and ewes were obtained from Cadomin for transplant to Ram Mountain in 2004, and again in 2005.
Alberta Fish & Wildlife officers and a veterinarian were present.

In December 2005, WSFA and the University of Alberta began a study of cougar population status, habitat use, and predation in Alberta's Clearwater County.

Dogs were used to find and tree cougars so they could be tranquilized and have radio frequency collars applied to them.

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