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Transcript of WOOD BUFFALO
MIKYLELA "MIKKI" ORBON
44, 807 km
Developed in 1922 to protect remaining herds of Wood Bison
Funded by Parks Canada
Variety of activities
Protects endangered species
One of the largest free-roaming and self-regulating bison herds in the world
Last remaining natural resting place for the endangered Whooping Crane
Protects outstanding amount of Canada's Northern Boreal Plains
Supports and protects many unique natural systems
Flat topography, poorly drained with glacial deposits of varying thickness
Jigsaw of streams, shallow lakes, bogs, and undisturbed Boreal wilderness
WHITE AND BLACK PINE TREE
June Bug Children's Festival
2 indoor rinks, 6 outdoor skating rinks, 18 outdoor community in Fort McMurray
Canada's largest outdoor rink located here
F U T U R E
More opportunities to learn about the habitat and species
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Partnership with surrounding communities