Canada's Heart of the Boreal Forest

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

A Wilderness Treasure Like No Other

A few months ago, I was wandering in the wintry forest just a few hours from my home in Winnipeg. Camera in hand, I was looking for woodland caribou. Suddenly, I found myself amongst a family of lynx padding silently through the bright snow, intent on scaring up a snowshoe hare. As I stared in wonder, they paid my presence little heed. I was able to have this extraordinary, rare experience because of the incredible natural treasure we have east of Lake Winnipeg – Canada’s “Heart of the Boreal”.

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