Natural Vegetation


Human Economic Activities

Toronto's Impact on the Mixedwood Plains

Connections Within the Mixedwood Plains



           The Mixedwood plains have relatively warm summers and cool winters. It also has a mild climate and abundant rainfall. This moderation in weather is caused by the surrounding bodies of water (the Great Lakes). The Mixedwood plains also has a wide variety of growing seasons with about 1750-2500 growing degree days above 5C. The average winter temperatures range from 2.5C to -7C. The average July temperatures range from 10C to 18C. This ecozone also has an annual precipitation of about 720-1000 mm. The weather in this ecozone changes rapidly, due to it lying in one of North Americas major storm tracks. Some cities like Woodstock and Guelph receive quite a bit of snow.

A Joshua Liu and Timothy Yip Production 2003-2004
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