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Survey of the Suffield National Wildlife Area

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With an area of 2,690 km2, CFB Suffield is one of the largest blocks of unplowed grassland remaining in Prairie Canada, roughly one half the size of Prince Edward Island. Undisturbed grasslands, sand hills, river breaks and wetlands are refuge to an army of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects currently exceeding 1,100 known species, 14 of which are listed as species at risk in Canada.Speaker Cleve Wershler runs Sweetgrass Consultants Ltd an environmental consulting company. He is a superb field biologist with an excellent knowledge of Alberta's biota and ecosystems. He will highlight many of the unique species that reside in the nationally significant SNWA as well as the threats that these species face.Join us for Nature Calgary's (Calgary Field Naturalist's Society) exciting new season of programs in our new location The Burnswest Theatre, Fort Calgary, 750 - 9 AV SE at the new time of 7:30pm (or check the cfns website: www.cfns.fanweb.ca ).This great new location features:

  1. an easy to locate address
  2. free parking just outside
  3. wheelchair accessible
  4. comfortable theatre style seating
  5. hi tech sound and viewing system

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