The Evoloution of Waterbombing

In the summer of 1921, during a routine flight in the Sioux Lookout District of Ontario, Lieut. R. N. “Reg” Johnston spotted a forest fire on an island. He returned to base and picked up a ranger with the necessary fire-fighting tools. The fire was then extinquished before it got out of control. This appears … Read more

Anatomy of a Modern Paper Mill

Although you might not know it, it’s quite possible that many of the items you take for granted in your daily home or office life are made using kraft pulp produced by Bowater Thunder Bay. The list starts with all kinds of paper products, such as writing, copying and printing papers, packaging and boxes for … Read more

The Food Chain

This activity should be done after students have an idea of what a food chain is including understanding the predator prey relationships. Procedure Divide the class into working groups. Using “Common Animal Species of the Northwestern Ontario Boreal Forest” on our site as a resource, have student groups identify at least one individual animal from … Read more