Canada’s Forests - A Fine Balance

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Description: This 44 page kit discusses how the loss of forests can contribute to the decline of wildlife habitat. Students will learn about Canada’s diverse forestlands and why certain wildlife species are at risk. Students will also learn how they can help conserve healthy ecosystems, how forests support wildlife species, and how we can reverse the trend of habitat loss.
Author/Producer: Canadian Forestry Association
Topic Areas Covered: How the loss of forests contributes to the decline in wildlife habitat and the increase in species at risk.
Resource Type: Curriculum
For Grade Levels: 4-7 and 10-12
Publication Date: 2004
Length: 44 pages
Cost: Free (PDF download)
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English and French
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
Canada's Forests - Learning From the Past, Building for the Future
Canada's Forests - A Breath of Fresh Air
Canada's Forests - All Things Big & Small
Canada’s Forests - Source of Life
Canada's Forests and Wetlands - Our Natural Water Filters
The Boreal Forest - A Global Legacy
Canada's Boreal Forest - Tradition and Transition
Geographic Location: Canada
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Author/Producer Contact: Canadian Forestry Association
Address: P.O. Box 99
6905 Hwy. 17 West
Mattawa, ON
Phone: (705) 744-1715 ext. 609

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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