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The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement
Canada’s boreal forest dominates our country’s geography. Explore the region, from the tip of Newfoundland and Labrador to the Yukon/Alaska border, and learn about Aboriginal treaty boundaries, protected areas within the forest and woodland caribou ranges. With engaging activities and innovative teaching techniques, this map will spark curiosity in students of all ages.
Learn how to introduce this resource to your class with this helpful guide.
Floor map dimensions:
- Dimensions 10.7 m (35') x 7.9 m (26')
- Diameter of Shipping tube: 32 cm (13")
- Trunk: 82 cm (32") x 46 cm (18") x 58 cm (22.5")
The activity trunk includes:
- Teacher’s guide
- Information on the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement and the boreal region
- Hard copies of all activities.
- All required materials for 10 activities (download activities below)
- Media kit (this will be e-mailed to you upon the completion of your reservation)
- A hard copy of a press release and background information
- A list of suggested ways to get media attention
This map will begin its one-year journey across the country this fall. It will be available to schools in the 10 cities where a series of public forums on the agreement are taking place.
The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement giant floor map activities (click to download)
Why is the Boreal Forest Important?
Wake Up and Smell the Coniferous
Innovation in the Forest Products Industry
Counting the Caribou
Surviving the Boreal
The Boreal Forest: Past, Present and Future