The haunting cry of the loon echoes across this northern coniferous forest, a region which covers nearly one-third (164,000 sq. km.) of Manitoba. Experience a waterfall tumbling down a rugged Canadian Shield cliffside as moose browse in the late sunset, and a traditional Ithiniwak (Cree) family share in rock painting and gathering food. Wolf pups play outside their den as an attentive parent stands guard.
Gain a new appreciation for the delicate beauty and incredible lifestyles of butterflies and other insects as you traverse a beaver pond and enter the world of incredibly diverse bugs and butterflies, and a wonderful beaver in the beautiful Boreal Corridor.
The Upper Boreal Forest Gallery offers a new perspective of the awe-inspiring Boreal Forest diorama. Learn how resource development has changed the environment and impacted traditional trapping and fishing economies.
Take a peek inside!
Discover a vast selection of Manitoba’s insects in the Boreal Corridor. Image ©Manitoba Museum/Ian McCausland
Learn about the fungus among us in the decomposer’s diorama. Image ©Manitoba Museum
Experience a waterfall tumbling down a rugged Canadian Shield cliffside as moose browse in the late sunset in this immersive diorama.
Deep in the Boreal Forest, a mother wolf keeps a watchful eye on her playful pups. Image ©Manitoba Museum
Get to know the butterflies of Manitoba in the Boreal Corridor. Image ©Manitoba Museum/Ian McCausland