Taiga

By: Sienna Bruce

Location

The location is on the side of North America and Eurasia.

Climate and weather

The winters are up to 6 months an the summers are only 50-100 days. The weather in the winter is below 0°and the tempature in summer is up to 70°. The annual precipitation is 15-20 inches.

Birds

The taiga is home to many birds such as, bald eagles, chickadees,woodpeckers, and warblers.

Plants

Since the climate in taiga is very cold there is not a lot of plants. Some trees found in taiga include conifer trees, there are 4 different type of conifer trees. They are, spruce,fir,pine and tamarack.

Animals

Some large animals in the Tagia region include, moose, deer, and bears. The smaller animals include, bobcats, squirrels,chipmunks,ermine and moles.

Human impact

Humans have impacted taiga by cutting down trees. The main industries have also had a negative impact on taiga. The. Main industries are, logging, mining, and hydroelectric development.

Interesting facts.

Taiga is the largest biome. Also known as boreal forest.

Catastrophic events

The main industries have had a negative effect on the taiga around it, and it may continue to have a negative effect. Many vertebrates in the taiga are sensitive to human presence, habitat alternation, and pollution.,

Attractions

Great bear lake is on of the attractions in the taiga. Great bear Lake is locate in Canada. It is the 8th largest lake in the world. Great slave Lake, the Great Slave Lake is also located in Canada. It is the deepest lake in North America.