A Field Guide to the Wetlands of the Boreal Plains Ecozone of Canada

Kevin Smith
Christopher Smith
Silvie Forest
Alain Richard
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This guide provides an in-depth look at Ducks Unlimited Canada's (DUC) remote-sensing satellite mapping efforts and the development of the DUC enhanced wetland classification system. Use it to inform conservation and land use planning. Ducks Unlimited Canada's Enhanced Wetland Classification is a remote sensing-based wetland classification system for Canada's Boreal Plains ecozone. The Boreal Plains ecozone covers 740,632 square kilometres of the 2.6 million square kilometres of the Western Boreal Forest and extends across portions of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.