BWCA and Quetico Park Canoe Plants and Animals

BWCA and Quetico Park Canoe Plants and Animals

The plants and animals of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area are representative of the boreal forest biome, and their ranges continue into southern Canada and the rest of the Great Lakes region.

Here you'll find more information about the flora and fauna found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and and Quetico Provencial Park.

BWCA and Quetico Park Wildlife
Over 52 species of mammals and 150 species of birds inhabit the Boundary Waters (BWCA) and Quetico Park. Here's a brief overview of some of that wildlife.

BWCA and Quetico Park Plants
The plants of the BWCA are representative of the boreal forest biome, and their ranges continue into southern Canada and the rest of the Great Lakes region. Trees found within the wilderness area include red pine, eastern white pine, jack pine, birch, balsam fir, white spruce, and white cedar. Blueberries are common in many parts of the BWCA, as are raspberries. Here you'll find more detail on of some of plants.

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