The park is rich in wildlife. Elk, moose and deer browse in the trembling aspen forests; wolves and a small number of woodland caribou roam the forests of jack pine, larch and balsam fir; pocket gopher and a small herd of free-roaming bison inhabit the sedge meadows and fescue grasslands. Park waterways harbour beaver, the animal most closely associated with Grey Owl. Over 230 bird species have been recorded; white PELICANS and double-crested cormorants nest in the park. The white pelicans nest on an island on Lavallée Lake in the northwestern corner of the park. Since this is the second-largest nesting colony of this sensitive bird in Canada, the lake has restricted access.
Author MAXWELL W. FINKELSTEIN
Links to Other Sites
Prince Albert National Park of Canada
This illustrated Parks Canada website describes the ecology, geography, and history of Prince Albert National Park of Canada.
Main Street, Saskatchewan
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