Wayne Lowry, of Alberta Fish and Game Association
, said spear use was rare but not prohibited.
The Alberta Fish and Game Association
, Alberta Conservation Association, Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Nature Conservancy of Canada have successful land acquisition programs that often work collectively to be more effective on the ground.
An Interim Metis Harvesting Agreement (IMHA) had been in place that gave Metis harvesters the same hunting and fishing rights as First Nation members, but the agreement came under severe criticism from the Alberta Fish and Game Association
and other conservation groups who protested it had been developed without public or stakeholder input.
Randy Collins, president of the Alberta Fish and Game Association
(AFGA), has come out publicly against the Metis interim harvesting agreements forged between the province and the Metis Nation of Alberta and the Metis Settlements General Council.
Certainly the Alberta Fish and Game Association
was pleased that the Alberta Conservation Association enables them to allocate funds, and the Alberta Forest Products Association looks forward to managing the Forest Resource Improvement Program.