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intentionally here. Ring-necked Pheasants are also an INTRODUCED species. Brought
to Ontario and released to be hunted, also used to be more common.
Wild Turkeys are also not native to most of the GL SL Lowland. Were in Southern zone,
then all wiped out (hunters), then movement to bring them back to Ontario, they were let
go all through Kingston, Lowland area, and beyond in CS, Superior. North frostbite and
died, this area thrived. The Great Success program. False pretense of re-introduction,
but itʼs introduction because ﬁrst time in this area. Wild Turkeys eat a lot, grain, chicks,
small snakes, islands- endangering native species.
A globally rare habitat is found in Ontario Lowlands. ALVARS= Limestone “pavement”
covered by very thin soil. Alvars are found in the Ottawa SL Lowland near Braeside,
Almonte, and Kemptville. Several species of plants are indicators of alvars. Fringed
Gentian (cloudy day closed, sunny day open-bee pollination), some calciphilic orchidsyellow ladyʼs slipper, Ramʼs-head ladyʼs sli...
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- Fall '14