Deciduous Forest Biome Project - MP

By Michael Peeler 2nd Period

General Description

A deciduous forest has maple and oak trees and they shed their leaves in the fall. The temperatures never get too hot or too cold. A deciduous forest receives a good supply of water. A deciduous forest provides habitats for many animals.It is mostly found in the United States, Canada, Europe, Parts of Russia, China, and Japan. The zones are small tree and sapling, tree stratum, shrub, herb, and ground zones

Abiotic Factors

Temperature - 50ºF Precipitation - 30 - 60in. per year Climate/Weather - Not much rain

It has 4 seasons


Biotic Factors

Animals and Plants

Animals found in Deciduous Forests: hawks, owls, woodpeckers, deer, raccoons, porcupines, and red foxes

Plants found in Deciduous Forests: lichen, moss, fern, maple, oak, birch, magnolia, sweet gum, and beech

Some Raccons

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A oak tree

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Ecological concerns or issues

Catastrophic events: forest fires are the most catastrophic it can be caused by people and temperature raise

Human impact: almost all temperate deciduous forest have been severely impacted by human use