Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

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Cross Conservation Education Program: Wildflower Walkabout

Jun 13 2008 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Wondering about wildflowers? Discover the abundance of flowers species that bloom at the Cross Conservation Area and throughout the Foothills. Join naturalist Donna Fleury on a short walkabout in search of native blossoms. Indoor slideshow if weather is poor.

Date: Thursday, June 12th
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 Read more about Cross Conservation Education Program: Wildflower Walkabout

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Cross Conservation Area , AB
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Cross Conservation Education Program: Go With The Flow!

May 24 2008 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Water - our most precious resource! Join water molecules Walter and Wendy as they sing, dance and learn about the water cycle, wetlands, watershed, filtration, pollution and water treatment. This one hour indoor musical performed by Evergreen Theatre will be followed by an exciting outdoor pond study led by Area staff. Please arrive 15 minutes early - late entries will not be permitted. Read more about Cross Conservation Education Program: Go With The Flow!

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Cross Conservation Education Program: Who Dung it?

Jun 11 2008 - 12:30am to 2:30am

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Get the scoop on scat! Discover the stories a pile of poop tells you about animals and their biology. You’ll never say ick again as we explore the fascinating in’s and out’s of animal droppings! Use your detective nose on a walk to examine who ‘dung’ it. Indoor/outdoor program, please dress for the weather.

Date: Tuesday, June 10th
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $8/adult, $4/child Read more about Cross Conservation Education Program: Who Dung it?

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Cross Conservation Area , AB
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Cross Conservation Education Program: Buzz about Bees!

Jun 21 2008 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

There’s more to bees than their honey! Get the buzz about the decline of these important pollinators from Bill Turner, a member of the Calgary Beekeepers Association. View an observation hive up close and take the sting out of bee biology. Uncover their mysteries and discover what’s sweet about bees! Indoor/outdoor program, please dress for the weather. Read more about Cross Conservation Education Program: Buzz about Bees!

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Cross Conservation Area , AB
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Conservation Education Program: Transferable Development Credits

May 1 2008 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Kim Good of the Miistakis Institute will introduce the Transferable Development Credits (TDC) concept with an in-depth look at four US programs. This planning tool helps protect landscapes valued for environmental, agricultural or historical conservation, while promoting development in areas with existing or potential infrastructure and services.*

Date: Wednesday, April 30th
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 Read more about Conservation Education Program: Transferable Development Credits

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Spring and Summer 2008 Conservation Education Programs

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

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Registration Information

Advance registration is required for all programs. For more information or to register, call Catriona Laird, 931-2042 or email.

Payment by Visa or Mastercard is preferred. Programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis upon receipt of payment.

All proceeds from these programs support conservation education for children at the Cross Conservation Area. Read more about Spring and Summer 2008 Conservation Education Programs

Cross Conservation Area Winter 2008 Programs: Ready, Set, Survive!

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Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area Ready, Set, Survive! Proper preparation can make the difference between enjoying the outdoors and surviving in a pinch. We’ll reveal the 10 essentials for your pack and what to use in the environment in case of an emergency. Discover how wildlife prepare and adapt for winter and what they can teach us about survival.

Cross Conservation Area Winter 2008 Programs - "Green" Gardens: A Chemical-Free Approach

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Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area “Green” Gardens: A Chemical-Free Approach What are the implications of a lush lawn and garden? Learn the health and environmental impacts of chemical use from Laureen Rama, local landscaper and business owner. Plant the seed for natural landscaping in your yard and get the dirt on a green garden. Date: Tuesday, March 11th Time: 7:00-9:00 pmCost: $10.00

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Cross Conservation Area Winter 2008 Programs: Backyard Winter Wonders

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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

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