Carolinian Forests

Carolinian forests are broad-leafed forests located in Southern Ontario near the Great Lakes of Ontario, Huron, and Erie.These broad-leafed trees include the black walnut, the blue ash, magnolia, rock elm, swamp white oak, the sycamore, and the silver maple. (source: World Atlas )

The forest shown here are in areas that are now protected as nature reserves and represent Old Growth forests. Information on Ontario Old Growth Forests can be found in the publication “Ontario’s Old-Growth Forests; A Guidebook Complete with History, Ecology, and Maps. By Michael Henry and Peter Quinby. Fitzhenry and Whiteside Limited.