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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

Checkered White
Pieris protodice

Habitat:  The Checkered White is a migrant species that flies up into the prairies and parkland areas of southern Alberta in the spring time to lay their eggs.

Description:  A predominately white butterfly, on the upper side of its wings it has dark splotches along the edges arranged like a checker board.

Size:  40 -50 mm

Diet:  The...

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