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Cross Conservation Area Winter 2008 Programs: Building Green

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Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area Building Green Get the scoop on what’s happening in the sustainable housing market. Join Built Green, a Canadian certification organization, and discover how they work with home builders to promote sustainable building practices. Open doors to green building materials and construct new ideas on how to make improvements to your home. Read more »

Cross Conservation Area Winter 2008 Programs

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Advanced registration is required. For more information, please visit www.crossconservation.org or call 403-931-2042 to register.

Doors open 20 minutes before each program. Please park in the lower parking lot and walk up to Belvedere House.

Winter 2008 Programs

Posted December 10, 2007 by Anonymous

Wildlife Corridors

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Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaJacquie Gilson, our Executive Director, highlights the results of our summer research on wildlife movement around the Conservation Area. Come find out who’s been caught on our motion sensor cameras, what wildlife corridors are all about and how this information can help support conservation.Date: Tuesday, November 13thTime: 7:00- 9:00 pmWho: AdultCost: $8 adult Read more »

Batman Returns!

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Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaThe real Batman, Robert Barclay of the University of Calgary, returns! Bats are often misrepresented as scary Halloween creatures, but Dr. Barclay will shine a new light on these mysterious mammals with natural history, games, amazing pictures and sounds. If we’re lucky, he may even bring a live bat friend! Read more »

Ready, Set, Survive!

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Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaPreparation can make the difference between staying safe and surviving in the outdoors. We'll reveal the 10 essentials for your pack, how to use them and what to use in the environment in case of an emergency. Learn to identify edible plants, ways to construct a shelter and effective signaling methods. Read more »

Fun Fescue Frolic

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Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area Do up your boots and tackle the 4.8 km Fescue Trail with your family! Discover birds, animals, grasslands and Area history on this guided interpretive hike. Games and various activities will make this a day to remember! Bring a bagged lunch and come prepared to be outside. Recommended for ages 6+. Read more »

Eating for Conservation: Food for Thought

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Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaConfused by the debate of organic versus local food? Join Kristi Peters, manager of Calgary's River Café and sink your teeth into the issues and implications of getting food to your plate. Discover the impacts your eating habits have on our economy and environment. Date: Tuesday, September 25thTime: 7:00- 9:00 pmWho: AdultCost: $8 adult Read more »

Know Your Neighbours, Battle Your Invaders!

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Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaJoin forces with naturalist Andrew Stiles and help fight the invasive species battle! Discover how to protect native plants by taking on weeds. Bring your gloves for this hands-on event and dress for the weather.Date: Tuesday, June 26Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.Who: Family Programs (kids 5 yrs and up)Fee: $6.00/adult and $2.00/child Advanced registration required (call 403-931-2042)

Range Rovers: Grassland Birds

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Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaFlock to the Conservation Area to join local bird expert Gus Yaki for this enlightening interpretive hike. Please dress for the weather and bring your binoculars!Date: Saturday, June 2Time: 9:00-11:30 a.m.Who: Family Programs (kids 5 yrs and up)Fee: $6.00/adult and $2.00/child Advanced registration required (call 403-931-2042)

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