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contact & directions


General inquiries: info@crossconservation.org
General information phone: (403) 931-1042
Education program inquiries: mluchsinger@crossconservation.org
Education program phone: (403) 931-2042
Land-based issues inquiries: rrempel@crossconservation.org
Land-based issues phone: (403) 931-3111
Chief Executive Officer inquiries: gshyba@crossconservation.org
Chief Executive Officer phone: (403) 931-4070

Fax: (403) 931-1045

mailing address

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area
20-104001 160 Street West
Foothills AB T1S 4K9


Before visiting the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area (ASCCA) we ask that you book your visit online.

From Calgary:

  • From Macleod Trail or Deerfoot Trail, take Hwy 22X (Marquis of Lorne Trail from Deerfoot)
  • Head West on Hwy 22X
  • You will see the blue "Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area" sign on the highway, take the next left (turning south) at 160 St. SW
  • We are located at the end of this street

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area wildlife + plants

European Skipper
Thymelicus lineola

Habitat: The European Skipper can be found on the wing in June and July.  Becoming an invasive species of butterfly, it can be found in the grasslands of central Alberta spreading about 25 km every year.

Description: The European Skipper can be recognized by its bright orange wings marked by dark wing veins.  The edge of the wings are bordered with black.  The aptly named...

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