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  • Sustainable Forest Management In Canada

    Maritimes red spruce, balsam fir, yellow birch. Boreal northern Canada white spruce, black spruce, balsam fir, jack pine, white birch, trembling aspen, tamarack, willow. Carolinian (Deciduous) southwestern Ontario beech, maple, black walnut, hickory, oak. Coast British Columbia western redcedar, western hemlock, Sitka spruce, Douglas-fir. Columbia British Columbia western redcedar, western hemlock, Douglas-fir. Great Lakes–St Lawrence central Canada red pine, eastern white pine, eastern hemlock, yellow birch, maple, oak. Montane British Columbia and Alberta Douglas-fir, lodgepole pine, ponderosa pine, trembling aspen. Subalpine British Columbia and Alberta Engelmann spruce, subalpine fir, lodgepole pine. So since we live in good old N.B we are in the Acadian forest region which is said to be one of the most beautiful regions around the country. Different types trees in N.B: In New Brunswick specifically, the vegetation types are mixing over an impressive range of elevations. As a result the province has the greatest diversity of forest communities and tree species occurring at that latitude across North America. There are 32 different species of trees in the Acadian forest, with softwoods such as white pine, red spruce, eastern hemlock, and northern white-cedar; as well as hardwoods like beech, northern red oak, black cherry, and white ash. Three local species that can be found throughout Carleton County are red spruce, balsam fir, and yellow birch. Red spruce reaches…

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  • Benefits Of Chewing Gum

    where gum was produced out of bark tar, which was used for medical purposes like relieving toothaches or possibly just for pure enjoyment. The first substances used in gum by early peoples were mastic, frankincense, and chicle (cite.) Solid proof of the use of gum has been brought to light during excavations of Mayan cities. As the Mayans ' golden years drew to a close (around 800 A.D.,) gum chewing was no longer a widespread practice. The only people to chew gum were Native Indians, who chewed…

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  • Zonal Ecosystems

    Firstly, the submontane variant of CWHwh, CWHwh1, spans just under half of Haida Gwaii’s total land area making it the most dominant zonal ecosystem on the archipelago (Banner et al., 2014). Extending from sea level to approximately 350 m elevation, this zone is dominated by western hemlock, Sitka spruce, and western redcedar trees accompanied by red huckleberry and feather mosses (Grayston, 2016a). The dominant soils in this zonal ecosystem are Humo-Ferric and Ferro-Humic Podzols with a…

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  • Haida Gwaii Trees

    A study done in Laskeek Bay on East Limestone and Reef Island looked at the effect of Sitka-black tailed deer on the Sitka spruce tree. The study found that while the deer do like to browse the younger spruce seedlings, once the apex of the tree exceeds 1.2 m in height, the tree is able to escape the deer (Vila, Torre, Guibal & Martin, 2003a). However, in the presence of deer it takes 13 – 18 years for the young spruce to reach the necessary height, this is significantly longer than in areas…

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  • Theme Of Social Isolation In Through Black Spruce

    Through Black Spruce illustrates how the social isolation of an individual can lead to that individual’s identity dramatically shifting. Social isolation refers to the state of lacking a solid community. Social isolation does not have to refer to physical detachment from society. A person can even feel isolated and lonely among a crowd if he feels as though he does not fit in with the people within that crowd. In Through Black Spruce, the character of Will illustrates the identity changes that…

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  • Innocence Of Moosonee In Richard Lisette's Through Black Spruce

    The title Through Black Spruce signifies the passageway between the two different environments of Moosonee and the outside world. Moosonee is a ‘pure’ place, compared to the outside world but is being tainted from the negative influences of the outside world. The characters of Marius and Danny primarily introduce these influences as they smuggle drugs through the black spruce into Moosonee and sell it to the youth. Gordon, a “city Indian” proves that the outside world is not completely corrupt…

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  • Through Black Spruce By Joseph Boyden: Poem Analysis

    n the novel Through Black Spruce by Joseph Boyden, survival is a repeating theme. Throughout the stories if the two protagonists, Annie and Will, their survival physically, mentally, and emotionally is continually tested. Boyden expresses the theme of survival through the use of symbols relating to the survival of Annie, Will and the Netmakers. Annie’s journeys expressed in the novel test her survival skill physically and mentally in the city and in her rural hometown setting. In the urban…

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  • The Windigo Figure In Joseph Boyden's Through Black Spruce

    Joseph Boyden’s novel, Through Black Spruce, creates a modernized depiction of the Windigo figure. He uses the figure to describe key antagonists who act as corrupting forces to the world around them. The Windigo figures torment Will and Annie Bird as well as corrupt the youth through their drug business. According to Antoine, the Windigos must die in order to stop their unending corruption. Antoine is the only character able to handle the burden of killing the Windigo figures as he has no…

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  • Importance Of Family And Community In Joseph Boyden's Through Black Spruce

    In the novel Through Black Spruce written by Joseph Boyden exhibit the importance of family and community in the small town of Moosonee. Will Bird and Annie Bird, the main protagonists demonstrate how family and the community need to stick together through thick and thin. Will is in a coma due to a flying accident and is in the hospital. Annie is his niece who stays by his side throughout the novel showing deep support. Both characters start telling each other stories about past events which…

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  • Documentary: The Impact Of Global Warming

    temperature. In the Film it stated that in the 90s the sea temperature was much warmer than it is today. This could mean that since the water temperature is too cold for the salmon they migrate some where else where it is warmer. Another cause of the decrease in Salmon, is that not a lot of salmon are making the journey back from the ocean to fresh waters where they lay their eggs, which causes less reproduction of salmon. One other impact of global warming that the film addressed was the…

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