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Author: Hewitt, Charles Gordon, 1885-1920

The conservation of the wild life of Canada (1921) (14755352502)

Identifier: conservationofwi01hewi ( find matches) Title: The conservation of the wild life of Canada Year: 1921 ( 1920s) Authors: Hewitt, Charles Gordon, 1885-1920 Subjects: Game protection Birds Game and game-birds Publisher: New York, C. Scribner's Sons Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: MAP OF GAME AND ) Text Appearing After Image: ) RESERVES IN ALBERTA AND BRITISH COLUMBIA RESERVES FOR WILD LIFE IN CANADA 253 with white spruce and jack pine. Other portions are cov-ered with poplar, and there are quite large areas of opengrazing land. This reserve appears to be well adapted tothe preservation of wapiti, which were formerly found there. British Columbia Comprising as it does one of the finest big-game terri-tories on the North American continent, it is a hopeful signfor the future conservation of our big-game and wild-liferesources that the British Columbia Government, during thepast decade, has taken steps to set aside considerable tractsof undeveloped land, consisting largely of mountain andforest, as game reserves. The total area comprised in thefive provincial game reserves—exclusive of the Ashnola re-serve for mountain sheep—is nearly 2,867 square miles.These reserves, arranged according to the date of theirreservation, are as follows: Elk River Reserve.—This reserve, which was establishedin 1910, comp Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

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