Northwest Intermountain Conifer Forests bioregion
- 15,707Total Land Area (1000 ha)
- 2Number of Ecoregions
- 45%Protection Target
- 3Protection Level
The Northwest Intermountain bioregion, located in the American West subrealm of Northern America, lies between the Rockies to the east and the Coast Mountains in the west and is dominated by conifer forests. This bioregion includes two ecoregions – Fraser Plateau and Basin Conifer Forests (355), Okanogan Dry Forests (362) – and encompasses the southern portion of the Lakes District in British Columbia, a network of hundreds of linear valley lakes. The total area of this bioregion is approximately 16 million hectares.
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