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Muskwa/Slave Lake forests
National Geographic WildWorld profile,(WildWorld
WWF Wildfinder animal species list
Looking west into the mountains near Ft. Nelson, British Columbia (c) 2005 Scott and Ruth Bassett
Source of bioregions data: Olson, D. M. and E. Dinerstein. The Global 200: Priority ecoregions for global conservation. (PDF file) Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 89:125-126.
Distinctiveness (1=highest,4=lowest): 1
This region contains one of the most diverse and intact large mammal system, including relatively undisturbed predator-prey systems.*
Conservation Status (1=most endangered, 5=most
intact): 4 (relatively stable)
About 75% of the ecoregion is intact. Logging and transportation corridors have degraded some areas.*
|Picea glauca||(white spruce)|
Abies balsamea (balsam fir)
Picea mariana (black spruce) (c) 2004 Maurice J. Kaurmann
* Ricketts, T.H., E. Dinerstein, D.M. Olson, C.J. Loucks, et al. (1999) Terrestrial Ecoregions of North America: A Conservation Assessment. World Wildlife Fund - United States and Canada. Island Press, Washington, D.C. pp. 360-361.