1.1 Assessing Slope of the Land

Forested ecosystems occupy a rich array of varied landforms. In the Pacific Northwest, this diversity is readily apparent as one surveys the landscape‚Äď volcanic peaks contrast with wide valleys; steep, forested hillsides surround gently rolling savannas; and rapidly cascading mountain streams transition to¬†meandering river floodplains. This varied topography is an integral part of the forest, … Continue reading 1.1 Assessing Slope of the Land