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projects

The Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area is on a mission to conserve habitat and protect native species. Various projects and academic research endeavours have taken place over the years to inform best practice resource management in the area.

beaver reintroduction project

building fence with wildlife in mind

wildlife movement study

small protected areas management

grassland and grouse project

natural habitat management

day-roost selection by Alberta Bats in an urban environment

fisheries resources of the Fish Creek watershed

hydrogeological study of Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

area wildlife + plants

Western Tailed Blue
Everes amyntula

Habitat:  The butterfly can be found throughout Alberta and loves to live in poplar forests.

Description:  Males of the Western Tailed Blue are purplish blue on the inside of their wings while females are brown.  The undersides on both sexes’ wings are white.  On each hind wing protrudes a small tail and behind each tail is some yellowish spotting.

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