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Small Protected Areas Management

2006

Management of small protected areas has many issues, so when former Executive Director Jacquie Gilson completed her Master’s Thesis in 2006, she set out to find solutions. Her thesis looks at key elements of management for small protected areas, including communication between stakeholders and ecosystem-based management.

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Alfalfa Sulphurs
Colias eurytheme

Habitat:  The Alfalfa Sulphur can be found throughout southern and central Alberta from May to October.

Description:  Also known as the Orange Sulphur, the Alfalfa Sulphur looks very similar to other Sulphur butterflies but can be distinguished by three small dots on each of its underwings.  The tops of their wings however are orange.

Size:  35-40 mm

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