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Rainforests in BC Canada

From Haida Gwaii to Stanley Park, British Columbia’s rainforests overflow with raw wilderness. Wildlife calls the rainforest home, sheltering among old-growth giants nearing 2000 years in age. Explore the stories below to see the wild that awaits in BC’s rainforests.

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