Fort Creek

15.5 km Marker

Flora & Fauna

Wildlife · Faune · Bgoji-awiiyaazhiish

Photo: NORDIK Institute, 2014

Keep your eyes and ears open…you are not alone! Along the Trail you can discover lots of different animals and plants, including birds, squirrels, hares, foxes, wildflowers, and many varieties of coniferous and deciduous trees. Every season brings its beauty, with different animals and plants.

Monarch butterflies feed on milkweed growing in the Conservation Area during the spring and summer. Beavers change the shape of the forest year to year as they block water flow with their dams. Invasive species, such as catfish and purple loosestrife, also impact the environment as they disrupt the natural food chain of the local habitat. Can you spot any animals around you now? How many can you name?

Challenge Yourself!

  • Test your knowledge

  • True or False

    Any garbage left in the Conservation Area is detrimental to plants, animals, and people.

  • You did great!

Listen as you walk between this Trail marker and the next one. How many different animal sounds can you hear?