Resources and Links

“The Heart of the Boreal” website is an initiative of the Boreal Forest Network, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society-Manitoba Chapter, and the Wilderness Committee.

  • Boreal Forest Network
    The Boreal Forest Network (BFN) is an environmental and justice campaign organization. We are environmentalists who take our directions from indigenous peoples and scientists concerned with the protection and sustainability of the boreal forest.
  • Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Manitoba Chapter
    The Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS Manitoba) has been a champion of wilderness and parks in the province since 1991. CPAWS Manitoba ensures that the voice of conservation is heard on issues affecting our parks and wilderness areas.
  • Wilderness Committee, Manitoba Office
    With over 60,000 supporters, we are Canada’s largest member-based and citizen-funded wilderness preservation organization. Through public education, grassroots mobilization, and strategic research we are working on protecting the wild spaces and species in the province to ensure a healthy future for all Manitobans. We encourage you to join us in our work.

Other Links on the Boreal Forest:

  • Aboriginal Boreal Conservation Leaders Project The Aboriginal Boreal Conservation Leaders Project consists of two partnering components: the Aboriginal Boreal Conservation Leaders series, and a volunteer/employment recruitment program.
  • Boreal Songbird Initiative The Boreal Songbird Initiative (BSI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to outreach and education about the importance of the Boreal Forest region to North America’s birds, other wildlife, and the global environment.
  • Canadian Boreal Initiative Based in Ottawa, the Canadian Boreal Initiative brings together diverse partners to create new solutions for Boreal Forest conservation.
  • Caribou and You By saving the woodland caribou’s remaining Borest forest habitat, we’ll also help protect one of the world’s largest natural carbon reserves, and slow the effects of climate change.
  • Dispatches from the Vanishing World Dedicated to documenting and preserving the diversity of life…
  • Global Forest Watch Global Forest Watch is an independent network of organizations that monitor and map logging, mining, road-building and other forest development within major forested regions of the world.
  • Natural Resources Defence Council NRDC is the nation’s most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.
  • The Land that Gives Life Pimachiowin Aki is the Land that Gives Life. Carved by the last ice age. Cared for by First Nations for over 5,000 years. We need you to safeguard this global treasure
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