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Vegetation

Vegetation

Vegetation can refer to either the plants or plant communities that occupy a given area.

Articles & Stories

Habitat is the place where a plant or animal species naturally lives and grows. A description of...
A riparian zone or corridor is the name given to the land adjacent to a stream, river...
The word "uplands" is used to describe the higher-elevation areas between river and stream valleys...
When defining wildlife habitats, biologists generally consider both the type of vegetation and...
Risk to vegetation will depend on the fire regime as well as the characteristics of the plants and...

Maps and Tools

The USGS Forest Vegetation Simulator is a model of tree growth and yield which allows simulation... more

Data Collections

This database consists of forest-wide themes for the western slope of the northern Oregon Coast... more