Boreal Forest

Text by Liz McKenzie      Photos and Sounds by Richard Nelson

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Boreal Forest

To listen to the sounds of the boreal forest, move cursor over bottom of slide, then click on the play arrow.

 

The Great North Woods

When people think of the biggest forest in the world, usually it's the tropical rain forest that comes to mind. But in fact, the boreal forest is the largest intact forest ecosystem on earth.
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The Bird Factory

About 200 species of birds migrate to the North American boreal forest every summer to raise their young. They come from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and even as far away as Australia. Africa, and the Antarctic.
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