Temperate coniferous forests

Temperate coniferous

“Temperate coniferous forests are found in regions that undergo warm summers and cool winters.

Most contain evergreen conifers while some are a mix of conifers and broadleaf evergreen trees and or broadleaf deciduous trees. They are common in coastal areas of regions that have mild winters and heavy rainfall. The species of trees found in this forest include pine, cedar, fir and redwood.

These forests sustain the highest levels of biomass in any terrestrial ecosystem and are famous for trees of massive proportions Most wildlife species found here are endemic, and include rich fur-bearing animals such as mink, silver fox, lynx, sable and beaver.