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Donors, Sponsors and Partners

Financial and in-kind support is essential to the success of the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area. We would like to thank the following organizations for helping us to continue Ann and Sandy's conservation legacy.

MD of FoothillsGovernment of Alberta

Alberta Conservation Association Land Stewardship Centre

Blakes LawyersPembina Pipelines

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please email info@crossconservation.org or phone (403) 931-1042.

The Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area is a registered charity
(Revenue Canada # 89877-6331-RR0001)

area wildlife + plants

Melissa Blue
Lycaeides Melissa

Habitat:  Melissa Blues can be found in southern Alberta, particularly around the Peace River area.  They enjoy sandy places in prairies and parklands.

Description:  The underside of the Melissa Blue is quite dull with an orange or red band running along the outer edge of the hind wing.  The inside of its wings are a different story, revealing a vibrant blue.

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