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The Interior Plains: Plants and Animals Teacher Centre


Web Links

These Web links will provide you with background information.


 

Web Links

Plants of the Interior Plains

Taiga Plains Ecozone

Boreal Plains Ecozone

Prairie Ecozone

These three Web sites introduce plants found in the three ecozones within the Interior Plains: the Taiga Plains, the Boreal Plains, and the Prairie. The sites include diagrams and full-colour illustrations of the natural vegetation in the three regions. It also discusses those things that disrupt the natural ecosystems, including agriculture, fires, droughts, insect infestations, and resource development.

 

Wildlife of the Interior Plains

Taiga Plains Ecozone

Boreal Plains Ecozone

Prairie Ecozone  

These Web sites are companion sites to the Plants of the Interior Plains region. They include diagrams and full-colour illustrations of the animal species found in the three regions. The sites discuss the dominant animal species and look at how certain species have adapted to the environment.

 

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