Great Lakes–St Lawrence Forests

The Happy Valley Forest is one of the largest forests in Southern Ontario, the Walking Fern Trail is part of the Niagara Escarpment, the Leaves and Cones album illustrates some of the unique features that can be found on the forest floor in a Great Lakes – St Lawrence Forest, the Humber River forests shows the inter-dependency between water and forest eco-systems while the Quebec album contains two old-growth forests in southern Quebec .

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence forests are the second in size behind the boreal forests and consist mainly of temperate broadleaf and mixed forests. The forests are located in an area that stretched from the northern shores of Lake Superior to the Gaspe Peninsula. The main species of trees found in this forest include the eastern white pine, eastern hemlock, the red pine, and the yellow birch. Some species of maples (sugar and red), as well as basswood, are also found in the forests. (source: World Atlas)