Issues and 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.
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.
Managing a Forest at Risk Factsheet PDF (2.38 MB)