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Garibaldi Provincial Park- BC (38/70)

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Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: Good Earth Parks
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 30 mins
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: No

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Available in French: No

Garibaldi Provincial Park is a place of superlatives and contrasts. It is located adjacent to the busy resort town of Whistler; yet its alpine wilderness character has remained intact. Majestic mountains, glittering glaciers, vibrant meadows, jewel-like lakes and alpine tarns characterize the park's high country. We join a group of researchers as they take core samples on the Helm glacier, which is a unique barometer of complex environmental change. Every winter, the nearby Squamish River provides rich forage for about 3000 bald eagles, a natural phenomenon confirmed as the largest gathering of bald eagles in the world.

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