Heart of the Boreal

Manitoba and Ontario, Canada

Vast stretches of Canada's boreal forest are undisturbed by development, providing refuge on a grand scale for caribou, gray wolves and millions of songbirds that nest in the dense woods. It’s also home to the traditional territories of several First Nation communities. However, the wildest stretch of this great forest — its very heart — has been threatened by transmission lines, roads, mining and large-scale logging.