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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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Silvery Blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Habitat:  The Silvery Blue can be found throughout all of Alberta and is very common in poplar forests and meadows.

Description:  The Silvery Blue is closer to grey than silver on the underside of its wings with blue on the inside.  Each wing was a distinctive row of black spots running across them.

Size:  25-30mm

Diet:  The...

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