Mid-Canada Boreal Plains & Foothill Forests bioregion
- 68,982Total Land Area (1000 ha)
- 2Number of Ecoregions
- 64%Protection Target
- 1Protection Level
The Mid-Canada Boreal bioregion, located in the Subarctic America (Nearctic) realm, is defined predominantly by the plains and foothill forests lying between the Northern Rockies to the west and the Canadian Shield forests to the east. It consists of two ecoregions – Alberta-British Columbia Foothills Forests (345), Mid-Canada Boreal Plains Forests (376) – and includes Lake Winnipeg with one of the largest watersheds in Canada. The total area of this bioregion is approximately 69 million hectares.
One Earth is dedicated to mobilizing philanthropic capital to protect the ecosystems and peoples of Subarctic America. Visit the Project Marketplace to explore projects in this realm that need your support. Learn more about each of the Mid-Canada Boreal Plains & Foothill Forests ecoregions below.
Discover the Global Safety Net
The first global-scale analysis of land areas requiring protection to solve the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change, upholding and strengthening Indigenous land rights.Explore