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The Cordillera: Natural Resources Student Centre

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Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.



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Canada's Forests

There are three main vegetation regions in the Cordillera: Pacific maritime, montane cordillera, and boreal cordillera. At this Web site, you can learn about each of these regions through the descriptions and photographs.

Pacific Salmon

You may already know that the Cordillera is known for the salmon that swim in its rivers. But did you know that wild salmon stocks are threatened because of over-fishing, pollution, and a loss of habitat? At this Web site, you can learn more about this problem. You can also visit a special fun page where you can ask questions about salmon and get answers via e-mail.