Jhonston Wheaton Kulshreshtha-2001-Forest ecosystem vulnerability to climate an assessment of the western Canadian Boreal Forest

The Canadian Boreal Forest is a mainstay of the Canadian economy, and it has immense social,
environmental and intrinsic importance. Canada depends on the boreal forest for many essential
products and services including forest products, wildlife habitat, recreation, research, and
educational opportunities, and spiritual values. Forestry is an important primary goods-producing
industry in the Prairie Provinces.