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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

Nodding Onion
Allium cernuum

Habitat: Found on dry banks and rocky hillsides.  Commonly found in prairie regions throughout central and southern Alberta.

Description: The Nodding Onion has pinkish-lavender flowers hanging from long stalks.  The plant is recognized easiest by the distinct bend at the end of the stalk.  The leaves are grass-like and circular.  The plant emits an onion-like odour when it...

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