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Riding Mountain national park

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  1. Riding Mountain national park

  2. The role of the park • To maintain the historic and culture that was made when the park was first established.

  3. History • Aboriginal people inhabited the area for at least 6 000 years • Fur hunters travelled through the park fishing and hunting

  4. Physical features • Wide spread forests • Rolling hills • Valleys • Mountains • Highland plateau

  5. Unique landforms • Highest edge is 756 meters • Parries potholes • Lakes formed from retreating glaciers

  6. Vegetation BalasimFurs Coniferous trees Shrubs Ever greens Hardwood Bushes

  7. The Flora and Fauna • Vines • Berries • Wild flowers • Elk • Wolf • Lynx • Cougar • Bald eagles • Osprey • White-tallied • Coyotes • Snowshoes • Hares • Moose • Black bears • Bison

  8. Rare species • Cougar • Otter • Marten • Fisher • Wolverine

  9. Climate • The summers are warm with mean temp of 15 • Winters have a mean temp of -20

  10. Services provided by Parks Canada Hiking Fishing Horseback riding Skiing Show shoeing Boating Tennis Golf

  11. Bibliography • http://www.rmnp75.com/images/eastgate2_q2t2.jpg • http://www.sportsmanspark.ca/images/maps/southern_manitoba_sm.jpg • http://www.trwcd.com/images/riding%20mountain.jpg • http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/manitoba/ridinnp/index.htm • http://www.pc.gc.ca/apprendre-learn/prof/itm2-crp-trc/htm/friding_e.asp