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Board of Directors

Name and Occupation/Affiliation Position on Board
Joe McFarlane Secretary Treasurer
Marshall Abbott Director
Brian Ward Director
Suzanne Oel
Councillor, M.D. of Foothills
Director
Tim Hamilton Director
Dr. Ralph Strother Director
Gretchen Thompson Director
Rob Waters Director
Brian Frank Director
Greg Shyba CEO of ASCCA

Any Director may be contacted through the ASCCA at
(403) 931-1042 or info@crossconservation.org.

area wildlife + plants

Garita Skipper
Oarisma garita

Habitat: The Garita Skipper prefers grasslands and is very common around the Peace River area.  It can be found in its butterfly stage mainly in June and July.

Description: Garita Skippers are brown with the leading edge of the front wings being orange.  Unlike other Skippers whose wings usually lay flat, the Garita Skippers hold their wings folded above their body or with the front...

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