Cascade Mountains leeward forests

WWF Abstract

The majestic mountain scenery of this ecoregion includes snow fields, glaciers, and alpine meadows. These forests are home to a wide range of wildlife, including bighorn sheep, mountain goats, grizzly and black bears, black-tailed deer, coyotes, cougars, and various raptors(birds of prey).
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Temperate Coniferous Forests
Countries:Canada, United States
Area:11,455,998 acres (4,636,078 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Lake Chelan National Recreation Area
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder