1 Team Members: Megan, Chelsea, Zach, Devon The Taiga BiomeTeam Members: Megan, Chelsea, Zach, Devon
2 Geographic LocationLocated in northern parts of North America, Europe, and Asia.Usually south of Tudras and north of temperate deciduous forests.Largest land biome on earth.Covers 50 million acres (17% of earth’s land area)
3 Taiga Temperatures Summer temperatures can reach 50 degrees F Short summers can be 50 to 100 frost free daysWinter temperatures can drop to -40 F or lowerUp to six months of long severe winters
4 Animals Wolf Wolverine Weasel Reindeer Squirrel Lynx Bald Eagle Ants Husky
5 Animals2 Fox Great Horned Owl Lemming Malamute Red-Tailed Hawk Snowy OwlWoodland Caribou
6 Animals 3 Dale Sheep Badger Canadian goose Ermine Muskrat Scorpion Black BearBrown Bear
7 Vegetation- Trees Forest of Coniferous trees. Trees such as birches, alders, spruces, and firs.
8 Vegetation Has Ericaceous shrubs. Ericaceous means of the Heath family.Continuous carpets of reindeer lichens.
9 Low evaporation can make this a humid climate. Taiga PrecipitationYearly rain can range from 40 in. to 8 in. depending on where the taiga is located.Low evaporation can make this a humid climate.
10 The Landforms of the Taiga Biome Done By Devon Engle Taiga in North America once had glaciers, left gouges in the landSwampy moist forest, many trees Ex. Spruce, FirWoodland scattered with trees, bare rocks and shrubs
11 Places of interest Rocky Mountains Called the Rockies Located in CanadaLies between interior plains on the east and topography that separates it from mountain ranges
12 Places of interest Niagara Falls Niagara falls is one of the largest waterfallsLocated in CanadaA very beautiful place to visit
13 Come on down! These are all reasons to see this forest! this woodland has many animalsLovely scent of the piney airLush forest with many treesOne of the biggest forests aroundThese are all reasons to see this forest!