The North is rich with some of the most abundant and diverse plant and wildlife anywhere in the world.
Over 400 species of birds and 100 species of mammals are known to inhabit or migrate here. Excellent wildlife viewing for species such as grizzly bear, moose, caribou, bald eagles and marine life can be had with ease and in numbers unknown in most other areas of North America.
The north offers some of the most spectacular opportunities for viewing wildlife in the world. The following links provide information about wildlife, birds, and fish available in the north.
For the aspiring botanist or horticulturist fascinated by eco-systems, biodiversity and discovering native plant species, we’ve collected several local plant lists for you to take on your adventure vacation with us. Enjoy!
Stories That Might Interest You
As we settle into our fall routine in the North full of gear maintenance and gathering firewood I often find my mind returning to some of the sublime moments of seasons past. Those points in time where my senses were fully engaged and a point in time became seared in my mind; these are moments both profound and ordinary in the wilds of the Nahanni watershed.Read More
On a recent expedition to the Firth River we marvelled at the robust populations of birds of prey in the region, a heartening sign of a healthy ecosystem. This journey was one of our Rafting with Researchers expeditions, where guests are treated to the firsthand expertise of Parks Canada researchers.Read More
Always a delight to find and watch, the muskox is a highlight of any tundra river expedition.Read More