Northeastern American Mixed Forests bioregion

The bioregion’s land area is provided in units of 1,000 hectares. The protection goal is the combined Global Safety Net (GSN1) areas for the component ecoregions. The protection level indicates the percentage of the GSN goal that is currently protected on a scale of 0-10. N/A means data is not available at this time.

  • 44,409
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 3
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 61%
    Protection Target
  • 1
    Protection Level

The Northeastern American bioregion, located in the Northern America (Nearctic) realm, extends from the top of New Brunswick, Canada to the Blue Ridge mountains in the mid-Atlantic region of the US. The bioregion is predominantly made up of broadleaf forests and includes three ecoregions – Northeast US Coastal Forests [1], New England-Acadian Forests [2], Gulf of St. Lawrence Lowland Forests [3] – covering most of the Northeastern Seaboard. The total land area of this bioregion is approximately 44 million hectares. 

The Northeastern American Mixed Forests bioregion is part of the Northeast American Forests subrealm and is made up of three ecoregions: Northeast US Coastal Forests [1], New England-Acadian Forests [2], Gulf of St. Lawrence Lowland Forests [3].

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