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 West
coast of
Newfoundland,
Canada
 Weather
is influenced by
the ocean
 Cool wet maritime at sea
level
 Sub-arctic at higher
altitudes
 Long
ranges of
mountains composed of
limestone
 Southern hills sloping to
waterways
 St.
Paul’s inlet is located here
 There are inter-tidal zones
and estuaries
 Waterfalls form in the
summer as the snow melts
(Baker falls)
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711 species of vascular
plants
36 types of different
vegetation
Ex. Sedges, grasses, mosses,
and coniferous forests
Not much vegetation at high
altitudes because of tundra
climate
 20
species of land
mammals
 230 birds
 25
issues related to
ecosystem management
concerning plants and
animals of the park
 Ex. The timber harvest may
not be sustainable and high
moose density effecting
the wood supply
 Established
under a
Federal/Provincial
agreement on August 13,
1973
 Using
ecological
integrity
 There is also a
conservation plan and
a management
program