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Information on the Environment

The Information Centre provides access to materials published by Alberta Environment and Parks, previously Alberta Environment and then Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.

Materials include scientific and technical reports, guidelines, annual reports, educational publications and other documents. While most materials may be downloaded directly from our Information Centre, if you do not find the report or publications you are interested in, please contact the Alberta Government Library listed below.

Alberta Environment and Parks' information resources are focused on the topics of air, climate change, land, water, and waste. We encourage our guests to visit the websites of other government departments to explore information on the following topics:

Searching and Browsing

Alberta Environment and Parks invites our website guests to both search and browse for information resources in the Information Centre. You may enter search terms through our search page or home page. We also provide advanced search capabilities on the following fields: Title, Description, Keywords, Catalogue Number, Author and Categories of topics.

Guests may browse resources by selecting major topics from the Quick List located at:

Guests may also browse topics asp to find documents focused on a multitude of topic areas.

Alberta Government Library

Library services for the ministry are provided by the Alberta Government Library. Formerly known as the Alberta Environment Library, this site contains more than 60 000 books, reports, government documents, videos, maps, periodicals, and annual reports pertaining to environmentally related topics.

The library is a depository for ministry publications. Two copies of all department reports, newsletters and other publications are catalogued and kept in the library collection for lending purposes.

The library is open 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excepting statutory holidays), for use by government employees, industry, academia, and members of the public.

The library is a member of the NEOS Library Consortium and The Alberta Library (TAL). Circulating materials may be borrowed using either a NEOS library card or a TAL library card. The Alberta Government Library collection is included in the NEOS Libraries' Catalogue.

The library is located at:

Alberta Government Library
11th Fl, 44 Capital Boulevard Building
10044 - 108 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 5E6


Updated: Oct 29, 2015