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Wapusk National Park

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simrin singh

on 18 May 2011

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Transcript of Wapusk National Park

Wapusk National Park ADA Simrin Wapusk Meaning White Bear Cree Location Climate Physical Features Tourism at Wapusk Vegetation - limited Trees
- willow
- mountain avens
- orchids
- bearberry
Raspberry Family
- crowberries
- blueberries
- cloudberries ATTRACTIONS
Beluga whale watching
Tundra Buggy (see artic foxes, caribou and polar bears)
Hudson Bay Helicopter
historical sites (ex: Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site and York Factory Historical Site) ACCOMODATIONS No camping is allowed at the park

Nearby York Factory National Historic Site is Silver Goose Lodge
Hotels and motels around Churchill are available as well Wapusk is one of the largest polar bear conservations
Dangerous for humans Animals - Polar bears
- over 200+ birds
- Great Grey Owl
- Ivory Gull
- Gyrfalcon
- Red and Artic Fox
- Beluga whale Landforms Human Activities CLIMATE - always check the weather before heading out
FEES - there is no daily entry fee, but there are fees for guided walks or tours Environmental Description TRAVEL TIPS Issues General ice sheets
boreal forest
snow hills Water Hudson Bay
30 cm of percipitation annual Soil only for arctic plants
under the ice sheets guided tours
watching over polar bears
taking care of polar bears Impacts DID YOU KNOW?
The York Factory Historical Site took 40 years to build. It was built by the Hudson Bay Company Here's a quick video about the Tundra Buggy! Photography Guided walks and tours Historical Sites TRAVEL TIPS CLIMATE - always check, northern weather can change very quickly
FEES - there is no daily entry fee
For more contact information: people are disturbing the animals Global Warming Our Bibliography 1. " Wapusk National Park ." Wikimapia - Let's describe the whole world!. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Apr. 2011. . (tags: none | edit tags)
2. Himiak, Lauren. "Wapusk National Park of Canada." National & State Parks. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2011. . (tags:none | edit tags)
3. "Hudson Bay Helicopters." Hudson Bay Helicopters. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2011. . (tags: none | edit tags)
4. "Parks & Historic Sites | Churchill Manitoba Canada." Everything Churchill – Polar Bears, Beluga Whales and Northern Lights Tours, Travel & Hotels. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2011. . (tags: none | edit tags)
5. "Parks Canada - Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site - Activities." Parcs Canada | Parks Canada. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2011. . (tags: none | edit tags)
6. Zen., Mr. " Wapusk National Park Travel Guide | Travel to Wapusk National Park - addictedtotravel.com ." Adventure Holidays | Travel Guides | Activity Holidays | Gap Year |Family Holidays | Walking Holidays | Safari Holidays | Responsible Travel - addictedtotravel.com . N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Apr. 2011. . (tags: none | edit tags)
"Parks Canada - Wapusk National Park - Overview of natural resources." Parcs Canada | Parks Canada. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Apr. 2011. . Natural Features northern lights (aurora borealis) ice sheets
polar bear den Thank You For Listening
to our Presentation - Polar
- Maritime
- Cold
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