Pacific Northwest Coastal Forests bioregion
- 29,657Total Land Area (1000 ha)
- 6Number of Ecoregions
- 55%Protection Target
- 3Protection Level
The Pacific Northwest, located in the Northern America (Nearctic) realm, is an expansive coastal bioregion that stretches from the Santa Cruz Mountains in California, crossing over the San Francisco Peninsula, to Graham Island in British Columbia. The bioregion is famous for its old growth redwood forests and includes six ecoregions – British Columbia Coastal Conifer Forests (349), Central Pacific Northwest Coastal Forests (351), Klamath-Siskiyou Forests (357), Northern California Coastal Forests (359), Puget Lowland Forests (364), Haida Gwaii Conifer Forests (365) – and adjacent marine areas. The total land area of this bioregion is approximately 30 million hectares.
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