Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests

WWF Abstract

The forests along the Gulf of St. Lawrence support a wide variety of wildlife, from black bears to butterflies. More endangered piping plovers are found here than in any other place in eastern North America. Throughout the region you will find hemlock, balsam fir, white elm, black ash, white pine, red maple, red oak, and black, red, and white spruce.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:Canada
Area:9,727,998 acres (3,936,781 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Kouchibouguac National Park
Prince Edward Island National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder