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Seeing the light: Sustainable lighting as a tool for development and ecological conservation

Sierra Club of Canada - Chinook Group Monthly MeetingFor more information or to RSVP: http://www.sierraclubchinook.orgDescription: Sierra Club member Grady Semmens spent 3 weeks in May 2007 visiting rural communities in central Africa with the University of Calgary-based Light Up The World Foundation. Read more »

Cross Conservation Area Winter 2008 Programs: Backyard Winter Wonders

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area Backyard Winter Wonders Discover the wonders of winter as we investigate plants, tracks, snow crystals and more. Take home skills and knowledge to become a winter detective in your own backyard. You may be surprised by what you find! Dress to be outdoors for part of the program. Date: Saturday, February 2nd Time: 1:00-3:30 p.m. Cost: $8/ adult, $4/ child Read more »

Public Lands Deal Behind Closed Doors — Native Prairie Threatened by Developer's Plough

Alberta Wilderness Association

Release Date: November 8, 2007

A large area of public land west of Medicine Hat comprising rare native prairie may feel the slice of the plough within a few months if a proposed land swap goes ahead behind closed doors. Alberta Wilderness Association believes that any decisions affecting public land trades or sales must include the opportunity for public participation. Read more »

Posted November 9, 2007 by Anonymous

Batman Returns!

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 »

Fun Fescue Frolic

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 »

Evening walk in Fish Creek Provincial Park

Get outside and join CPAWS and the Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society for a guided walk through the Park. Dynamic presenters will provide information about flora and fauna in the area. Everyone is welcome to come to the meeting and become CPAWS members. When: Monday, July 9, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (approximately)Where: Fish Creek Provincial Park – west entrance (Shannon Terrace) Cost: Free Read more »

Know Your Neighbours, Battle Your Invaders!

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

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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