Forests of the Nation: Exploring Canada’s Model Forests With Inspector McTree

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Description: Author-illustrator Marie Resmer has come out with another in her series of nature-related children’s books. Written in verse, this book tells the story of how human use of the forest has changed through the ages. Model Forests are presented as the modern solution to managing Canada’s forests, involving people striving to do the right things with this national treasure. Each of Canada’s 11 Model Forests are highlighted.
Author/Producer: Marie Resmer/Rhyme for Reason
Topic Areas Covered: Forest history, forest uses, forest products, forest management
Resource Type: Book
For Grade Levels: 1-4
Publication Date: 2001
Length: 37 pages
Cost: $8.00 (Canadian) + shipping
Is It Available For Loan? Check at your local library
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
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Geographic Location: Canada
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Author/Producer Contact: Example
Address: Rhyme for Reason
111 Graham Drive
Islandview, N.B., CANADA E3E 1A2
Phone: (506) 459-8705

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