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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

Anise Swallowtail
Papilio zelican

Habitat: The Anise Swallowtail can be found throughout Alberta and depending on the weather, out of the pupa stage as early as late April continuing on until mid-August. It is primarily a forest butterfly but can sometimes be found in the prairies and in alpine regions.

Description: This butterfly comes in two colour forms, the typical yellow colour and a black version.  The best way to...

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