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Forest Fire

Event Card
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Play: Disturbance: removes species, but can be recolonized.

Fact: Fire prepares the forest for new plant and animal communities by opening up the canopy and returning nutrients to the soil.

Graphic by Jonathan DeMoorwww.borealisimages.ca/

Forest Fire

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Play: Disturbance: removes species, but can be recognized.

Fact: Fire is frequent in the boreal forest and is responsible for the characteristic mosaic composition of different forest types and ages.

Graphic by S Hunt, Parks Canada

Grey Wolf

Canis lupus
Scale 7 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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7 POINTS

play: The grey wolf has a MOVE of 2

Fact: Wolves will eat 20 to 30 pounds of meat in a single meal after a successful hunt, but can also go up to 2 weeks without food.

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The gray wolf or grey wolf (Canis lupus[a]), also known as the timber wolf[3][4] or western wolf,[b] is a canine native to the wilderness and remote areas of Eurasia and North America. It is the largest extant member of its family, with males averaging 43–45 kg (95–99 lb), and females 36–38.5 kg (79–85 lb).[6]Like the red wolf, it is […] read more

Black Bear

Ursus americana
Scale 8 Diat: omnivore , Hierachy 3
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4 POINTS

Play: The black bear has a MOVE of 2

Fact: Black bears are omnivores. They help plants disperse their seeds by eating (and then pooping) lots of berries in late summer.

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Graphic by US National Park Service (Yellowstone)www.flickr.com/photos/yellowstonenps/albums
The American black bear (Ursus americanus) is a medium-sized bear native to North America. It is the continent’s smallest and most widely distributed bear species. Black bears are omnivores, with their diets varying greatly depending on season and location. They typically live in largely forested areas, but do leave forests in search of food. Sometimes […] read more

Canada Lynx

Lynx canadensis
Scale 7 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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6 POINTS

Play: The canadian lynx has a MOVE of 2

Fact: Lynx population cycles are closely tied to their main prey-the snowshoe hare-peaking, then crashing sync, every 10 years.

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Graphic by Julia Schonfield
The Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) or Canadian lynx is a North American mammal of the cat family, Felidae. With the recognised subspecies, it ranges across Canada and into Alaska as well as some parts of the northern United States and extending down the Rocky Mountains to Colorado, where they were reintroduced in the 1990s. With […] read more

Wood Bison

Bison bison athabascae
Scale 8 Diat: herbivore , Hierachy 2
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5 POINTS

Play: Species at Risk: no development events permitted. Has a MOVE of 2

Fact: Wood bison forage in meadows, but are named for traveling long distances through the forest on well-worn trails.

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Graphic by Jonathan DeMoorwww.borealisimages.ca/
The wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) or mountain bison (often called the wood buffalo or mountain buffalo), is a distinct northern subspecies or ecotype[2][3][4][5][6][7] of the American bison. Its original range included much of the boreal forest regions of Alaska, Yukon, western Northwest Territories, northeastern British Columbia, northern Alberta, and northwestern Saskatchewan.[8] (From: Wikipedia, April […] read more