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Tarleton State University
What is grass and what does it look like? This site has some good pictures of grasses, and specific information on different types of grasslands.

The Grassland Conservation Council of British Columbia
The Grasslands Conservation Council of British Columbia (GCC) is a strategic alliance of organizations and individuals. This diverse group shares a common commitment to education, conservation and stewardship of BC's grasslands.

Welcome to Alberta: Naturally
What does Alberta’s ecosystem look like? This site will tell you all about it. Plus it has great grassland information that is specific to Alberta.

Grassland Foundation
"Grasslands are the least represented habitats in parks, wildlife refuges and other protected areas, and the most in need of representation. We seek innovative ways to improve the well-being of people in grassland areas, while conserving native grasslands and their species.

Flower Gardening Made Easy
Looking to grow Native flower gardens so that you can create your own personal natural landscape? Check out this site for helpful hints.

 

Grassland Invasive Species Sites:

Check out the sites below to find out more about who's invading our grasslands and how you can help.

Association of Alberta Agriculture Fieldmen

Alberta Invasive Plants Council

North American Weed Management Association

Montana's Statewide Noxious Weed Awareness & Education Campaign

Invasive Species .Gov

PLANTS Database

Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association (AGGA)

 

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area wildlife + plants

Large Marble
Euchloe ausonides

Habitat:  The Large Marble can be found flying in open woods and along ridges throughout Alberta

Description:  This butterfly is mostly white save for its hind wing which has a beautiful green marble pattern running through it.  The Large Marble can be distinguished from other marble butterflies by its greater size and also the thick cell bar that can be found on its upper wing.

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