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Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the extent of forested regions, using tints of green, in Canada circa 1906. These regions include the Southern forest, Northern forest, and the Cordilleran forest. The map presents general portions of forested areas across the country which has been generally cleared of timber. Displayed is the section of Northern Forest that are less densely wooded; mixed prairie and woodland; Prairie; National Parks and Forest Reserves of the Dominion.
The spatial representation for a Forest Addition, which is any Forest land that is to be designated by the Lieutenant Governor, into an established forest, to be managed and used for the social and economic benefit of the Province
Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada, is a map that shows the northern limits of approximately 40 different tree species in Canada, including an extension into the Northern U.S. Red, green and blue lines delineate the limits of the trees and forests. The map also includes rivers, major bodies of water, and the specific locations of several tree types.
The spatial representation for a Provincial Forest, which is any forest land that is designated by the Lieutenant Governor in council, to be managed and used for the social and economic benefit of the Province
Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the northern limits of approximately 40 different tree species in Canada, including an extension into the Northern U.S. Using green lines the map displays the northern limits of the principal trees found within the Southern Forest. Blue lines indicate the northern, and in a few incidences the southern, limits of the principal trees found within the Northern Forest. Red lines show the limits of the trees within the Cordilleran Forest.
Interactive application overview of the Gunnar Nilsson and Mickey Lammers Research Forest, located just north of Whitehorse, Yukon.
The map is based on satellite data obtained from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometre (AVHRR) on board the NOAA-14 satellite. Each land cover type can be identified by its unique spectral signature. Each signature is identified by a particular colour on the map. The land cover classes shown on the map are: coniferous forest, broadleaf forest, mixed forest, transition treed shrubland, wetland-shrubland, grassland, tundra, cropland and snow-ice.
Songbirds are indicators of habitat conditions within forest or bog ecosystems, as these species have a high level of specialisation to various ecological niches and are extremely sensitive to natural processes. In consequence, these communities can demonstrate a rapid response to a broad range of environmental or successional changes at several spatial scales. The purpose of the forest songbirds monitoring program at Kouchibouguac National Park is to detect changes in the occurrence of 20 selected avian indicator species over time within specific habitat types: closed-canopy coniferous forest, open-canopy coniferous forest, deciduous forest, closed-canopy mixedwood forest, open-canopy mixedwood forest, late-seral bog, and open bog. The methods for this measure involve the monitoring on a 5-year cycle of 119 point-count stations in summer from mid-May to early August at the early morning hours to correspond with an increase in bird activity.
The long-term monitoring of trees on a permanently marked forest plot gives important information on the structure and composition of a forest, the condition, growth rates and longevity of the species of trees composing that forest, changes in species composition or population size that occur over time and the impacts of environmental change on mature trees and forest ecosystems. Such long-term monitoring is also essential for reliable future assessment and management decisions affecting forest vegetation. Field measurements are recorded once every 5 years during the summer at 10 plots (20 X 20 m2).
The park assesses expected ranges for each land cover type: successional stages by stand type, area regenerating after natural disturbance (e.g., fire), mature forest, non-forest, wetlands, and waterbodies.