Coniferous Forest (Taiga)

Mary Taylor Willett, Leah Chosa, Zach Ramey, Ethan Rose

Animals in the Coniferous Forest

Grey wolves

Glack bears

Grizzly bears

Caribou

Minks

Facts about the Coniferous Forest

In the taiga biome fires are very common and are necessary to help rid the area of old and sick trees.

There is not much variety in plants.

Most trees In the taiga are evergreen.

Minks can survive in the taiga

Softwood timber comes from the taiga biome.

Statistics of the Coniferous Forest

Coniferous Forests are found in North America


The Coniferous Forests have very long and cold winters and short warm summers


Average precipitation per year is 15 to 20 inches

Plants in the Coniferous Forest

Needle leaf

Alder

Fir trees

Deciduous trees and shrubs

Broadleaf