Boreal Forest

Plants & Animals.

  • American Black Bear, Bald Eagle, Bobcat, Canadian Lynx, Gray Wolf, Grizzly Bear, Long-Eared Owl, Red Fox, River Otter, Snowshoe Rabbit, and Wolverine are all animals of the Boreal Forest.
  • Some Plants in the Boreal Forest are the Eastern Red Cedar, Jack Pine, Siberian Spruce, White Poplar, White Fir and the White Spruce.

  • Climate, Weather, and Lanforms.

    Climate

    CLIMATE:

    *Climate is for the most part dominated by cold artic air.

    *Winter can last up to six or seven months.

    *Summer is a short, hot, and rainy season.

    WEATHER: The temperature range is -65 degrees F to 70 degrees F. (-54 to 21 degrees C)

    LANDFORMS: This region has many landforms including:

    -Forests

    -Valleys

    -Low Lands

    -Hills

    -Mountains

    -Plains

    Biotic & Abiotic Factors.

    BIOTIC:

    -Fox

    -Black Bear

    -Gray Wolf

    ABIOTIC:

    -Sunlight

    -Temperature

    -Precipitation

    Adaptations

    Animals in the Boreal Forest have developed adaptations to survive, like keeping warm, finding food and avoiding predators.

    Dormancy is the most common method of survival for plants.

    (Dormancy: is a period in an organism's life cycle when growth, development, and physical activity are temporarily stopped.)

    International oil companies are on a fast track to build oil and gas pipelines through the Boreal Forest (the last unspoiled forest on Earth.)

    We need to ensure that critical habitat is protected before these pipelines are built, or our birds and our environment will suffer greatly. We also need to put

    Ecological Concerns and Issues.

    International oil companies are on a fast track to construct oil and gas pipelines through the Boreal Forest (the last unspoiled forest on Earth.)
    We need to ensure that critical habitat is protected before these pipelines are built, or our birds and our environment will suffer greatly.