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The Cordillera: Looking Ahead Teacher Centre

Web Links

These Web sites will provide you with background information.


Web Links

Smart Growth

This Web site by Smart Growth BC suggests strategies for managing urban expansion in British Columbia and protecting the province's valuable, and limited, agricultural and natural lands. The site is a good source of information and may serve as a research tool for students.


Lifting the Fish Farm Ban

In 2002, British Columbia lifted a seven-year ban on fish farming in the province. Students can read about this news story and the debate over fish farming at this CBC Web site.


Human Activities in the Cordillera
Arctic Cordillera Ecozone
Taiga Cordillera Ecozone
Boreal Cordillera Ecozone
Montane Cordillera Ecozone
Pacific Maritime Cordillera Ecozone

These five Web sites provide basic information and illustrations to teach students about the challenges created by human activities in each of the ecozones that make up the Cordillera. The sites examine the ability of these ecozones to support different types of development while sustaining their natural environments.