When we think of rainforests, broad-leafed plants and animals like monkeys, giant snakes, brightly-coloured frogs come to mind. We have a different type of rainforest in British Columbia—the coastal temperate rainforest.
These activities introduce the main animals and plants and the primary characteristics of our coastal temperate rainforest.
What kind of life do you find at the beach? What about if you wade into the water, do you find different kinds of life? What kind of life would you find in deep waters?
The British Columbia coast supports diverse, complex webs of marine life which humans are directly and indirectly connected to. This resource investigates several ecosystems that interact within the ocean, and the impact of human activities on these ecosystems.