FOREST Jerica, Alice, Jonathon, Matt, and Michael
Forest Plants • Deciduous Forests Taiga Forests • Red Ash Hickory Pine Trees • Poison Ivy Grass • Poison Oak Bushes • Oak Trees Evergreen Trees • Maple Trees Flowers • Flowers Dandelions • Beech Trees • Chess Tree • Purple Trees • Blue Grass
Plant life Aspen trees Pine needles Trees
Forest Animals • Deciduous Forests Taiga • Bald Eagles Muskrat • Brown Bear Short-Tailed Weasel • Beaver Scorpion • Cardinal Red Tailed Hawk • Deer Reindeer • Collared peccary Great Horned Owl • Squirrel Moose • Fox Foxes • Earth Worm Malamute • Dhole Musk Ox • Frog • Weasel
Squirrel Grey wolf Black bear Least weasel Wolverine
Ant White Tailed Deer Owl Bobcat
FOREST Temperate deciduous forests are forests in cool, rainy areas. They have trees that lose their leaves in fall and regrow them in Spring. Temperate deciduous forest Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. In the Northern Hemisphere, these forests are found in North America, Europe, and Asia. In the Southern Hemisphere, there are smaller areas of these forests,in South America, Africa, and Australia. The growing season in these forests is about 6 months long. A Taiga forest, also called a boreal forest or Northern coniferous forest, is a cold woodland forest. This biome spans the Northern parts of North America, Europe, and Asia. Taigas are generally located south of tundras and north of temperate deciduous forests and temperate grasslands. The taiga is the largest land biome on Earth, covering about 50 million acres of land, this is about 17% of the Earth’s land area. Taiga is a Russian word for marshy pine forest.
Interesting Facts • The taiga is characterized by a harsh and cold climate. • Taiga is low in animal density. • Deciduous forests are forests in cool, rainy areas. • Deciduous forest have trees that lose their leaves in the fall and regrow them in the spring. • Deciduous forests have four distinct seasons