1. To encourage Central Albertans to increase their knowledge, understanding and appreciation of natural history.
2. To work towards conservation of natural areas and of species native to Central Alberta.
3. To help prevent abuse of the natural resources.
4. To work with Nature Clubs within Nature Alberta and with other organizations having similar objectives, towards greater understanding, enjoyment and conservation of the natural heritage of Alberta.
5. To promote the study of natural history through varied channels of communication, field trips and outdoor activities.
6. To cooperate with groups having related interests to promote the exchange of information and to encourage the representation of the Red Deer River Naturalists Society’s views at local, provincial, national and international levels as appropriate.
7. To acquire lands, by purchase or otherwise, for the purpose of preserving natural features, or pursuing the objectives of the Society.