Vegetation

Vegetation

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

Articles & Stories

The word "uplands" is used to describe the higher-elevation areas between river and stream valleys...
A riparian zone or corridor is the name given to the land adjacent to a stream, river or...
Habitat is the place where a plant or animal species naturally lives and grows. A description of...
The arid, sagebrush-dominated landscape of the Lakes Basin may not seem ecologically diverse, but...
The following is a curated list of vegetation map products (as of June 2021) that are most...

Maps and Tools

The USGS Gap Analysis Program (GAP) created this online map viewer to display data on vegetation... more

Data Collections

LANDFIRE, also known as Landscape Fire and Resource Management Planning Tools, is a multi-... more

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