This is a photograph of sunlight streaming through a forest.
Flash animation content: The Flammulated Owl is a cavity-nesting bird found in Ponderosa Pine and Douglas-fir forests. Weighing only 50 grams, it is one of the smallest owls in North America and feeds entirely on insects. First Peoples: Athapaskan-speaking peoples of the Cold Forests transformed trade materials such as beads and cloth into creations that were both practical and beautiful. Kaska bag from Dease Lake. History: Loading a logging truck, Holding Lumber Company, Chase, 1950s. Photo credits Forests background image. Stephen Cannings. Flammulated Owl. Stephen Cannings. Kaska bag. RBCM 19434. Logging truck, Holding Lumber Company. BC Archives F-09094.
This is a link to a map of the forests of British Columbia with optional close-ups of Northeastern British Columbia, Cariboo-Chilcotin and Central Coast.

Forests clothe the wet coastline,

climb into the mountains, grow throughout the cold north and spread into the dry grasslands of British Columbia. These different kinds of forests support a multitude of natural life and provide food, shelter and wealth. Forests are constantly transformed by people and natural forces, despite their vastness.