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I am amazed at how many people have never seen these reasonably common Islanders, although I have to admit that I seldom encounter the woodland species unless I’m trapping them. These guys are like miniature kangaroos; they rocket out from under your feet with several long jumps. Our best jumper, able to leap up to 2.4 m (8′). I suspect they are a trial to predators, which include weasels, mink, skunks and owls. They are unlike their other mouse relatives in being true hibernators, and thus may live a somewhat longer life.
The Confederation Forests will provide habitat for all species, making a place to live, learn, and enjoy for the islanders who are here now, and those still yet to come.
Native Plant arboretum
Our Arboretum showcases more and more of our Island's native flora, providing rare seed sources, opportunities for teaching, habitat enhancement and a place to enjoy the splendour of the Acadian Forest.
Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project
C/O Voluntary Resource Council
81 Prince St.