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Transcript of QUEBEC
VEGETATIONS AND AGRICULTURE
The growth of more vegetation along shorelines.
Adding wetlands to soak up pollutants leaving more space between human activities and the waterfront.
THE BIOMES AND ECOSYSTEMS
The Biomes of Quebec
Covers more than 24% of the area of Quebec
Canadian Boreal Forest:
Has the greatest diversity of species
Covers 6.6% of the area of Quebec
Quebec's ecosystem revolves around its lakes, rivers, forests and animals.
leader in development of sustainable and renewable energy
97% of electricity generated is from hydroelectric power
52% of nations hydroelectric
70% of forest is productive (commercial) forest
timber product, pulp, paper
providing 80, 000 direct jobs
boreal forest ecosystem 74%
balsam fir, black & white spruce jack pine & larch
Fertile in agricultural producing dairy products, fruit, vegetables, foie gras, maple syrup (Quebec is the world's largest producer), and livestock.
Animals such as polar bear, caribou, arctic fox, arctic hare, snowy owl, musk-ox, and rock ptarmigan are active in Tundra.
Covers about 20% of the total area of Quebec.
Some of the animals and plants that grow in the area are; black spruce, dwarf birch, grizzly bears, and caribous.
Wildlife is mainly composed of the white-tailed-deer, caribou, moose, American black bear and the polar bear.
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Quebec's vegetation is divided into three zones: the Northern temperate zones dominated by Deciduous and mixed forests. The Boreal zone dominated by coniferous zones, and the Arctic zones dominated by lichens, moss, and low growing grass.
a province in east-central Canada.
the largest province in Canada.
the only Canadian province that has predominantly French speaking population, and the only one to have French as its official language.
Four Major Jobs in Quebec
Social Studies 10 - Mr. Dial
Quebec is ....
ROCKS AND MINERALS
A large territory, Quebec is the host of World renown mineral localities: Mont-St-Hilaire, Asbestos, Thetford-Mines, Chibougamau, Francon Quarry and many more.
its fertile soils make this zone the heart of agricultural activity and, consequently, urbanization in Quebec
Quebec is home to more than 7.5 million Canadians. Quebec is probably one of the most unique provinces in the entire country of Canada, and the people who live there certainly think so. This province contains a very interesting history, as well as exciting cities, and colourful people. Unfortunately, people who do not live in Canada, even people who live outside that particular province do not know very much about the province of Quebec- its biomes and ecosystems, climographs, vegetations and minerals, economic activity and even its environmental issues.
But that's what we're here for... Here are some information about the province.
has population made up of very different people, including many Aboriginal groups.
Covers 27% of the area of Quebec
Stores 31 billion tons of carbon in its soils
More of a warm climate
Animals such as caribou, bears, and billions of birds are found in this area.
FLOOD WATERS IN QUEBEC:
Mix of human waste and pesticides pose to threats to downstream water bodies.
Sediments that collect in rivers and lakes could affect the fragile fish species.
coming from animal waste and pollutants.