Presentation on theme: "Silver Falls State Park and its Habitats!. What is a Habitat? A Habitat is a place where plants and animals live in an ecosystem! Silver Falls has many."— Presentation transcript:
Silver Falls State Park and its Habitats!
What is a Habitat? A Habitat is a place where plants and animals live in an ecosystem! Silver Falls has many habitats, we will be looking at just a few of them; the forest floor, the creek and the canopy.
The Forest! The forest is an exciting place! The forest at Silver Falls has lots of trees, evergreen and deciduous! Some trees you might see are Douglas Firs and maple trees. Deciduous Trees! Evergreen Trees!
Forest Plants! There are many plants that live in the forest. Here are some of the ones you might see! Sword Fern Trillium Lady Fern Wood Sorrell Thimble Berry Douglas Fir Bark-Its Groovy!
Forest Animals! Western Gray Squirrel Banana Slug While you are at the park keep your eyes and ears open for these animals! Rough Skinned Newt Fox Squirrel Black Tailed Deer
The Canopy (tree tops) Pileated Woodpecker Red-breasted Sapsucker Sapsucker Holes Look and listen for these birds! Douglas Fir Tree Vine Maple Big Leaf Maple Alder Leaves Old Mans Beard Lichen
Silver Creek! Silver Creek runs through out the park! We will see most of the waterfalls on our hike! Most of the rock you will see at the park is basalt! Signs that beavers have been around Wood Sorrel lives near the water falls and creeks! English Ivy: an invasive species! As we hike, look for other plants and animals That live near the creek and falls!
Its thinking time! Think about what you want to take pictures of on our field trip! Be thoughtful, as you will only get a few pictures! :) Take a few minutes to write down ideas for Pictures in your habitat journal!