Four moose
Moose have become too numerous in Gros Morne National Park
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Issues & Actions

Forests at Risk

When we think about national parks in Canada, we usually think of pristine forests. In Terra Nova and Gros Morne national parks, however, the forests are not healthy.
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Terra Nova: Forests at Risk Factsheet PDF (2.46 MB)

Gros Morne: Forests at Risk Factsheet PDF (2.67 MB)

Managing a Forest at Risk

National parks protect ecosystems. When an ecosystem such as a forest is healthy, its communities of plants, animals, fungi, and other organisms are usually also healthy, and its biological and physical processes function naturally for the long-term.
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Managing a Forest at Risk Factsheet PDF (2.38 MB)


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