Conifer Forests

By Javier Guzman

Biome's habitat

Conifer Forests are located in Canada, Northern Europe, the Northern United States and Russia. The trees grow in harsh, cold winters and mild summers. They grow close together in order to protect from the chilling wind. Conifer forests offer a variety of plant and animal life that is interesting and varying.

Plant Life

Animal Life


  • Thin, acidic soil
  • Shaped by glaciers
  • Many bogs and lakes
  • About 30 inches of rain a year
  • Needles and tree debris cover the floor of the forests
  • Tight, packed forests