Old growth forests

2017-07-29T20:28:25+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Biogradska Gora, Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany, Jizera Mountains, Congaree National Park, Białowieża Forest, Retezat National Park, Old-growth forest, Jiuzhaigou, Muir Woods National Monument, Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Virgin Komi Forests, Hobo Cedar Grove Botanical Area, Walpole Wilderness Area, King Range Wilderness, Wentwood, Hearts Content Scenic Area, Johnson Run Natural Area, Mount Skokomish Wilderness, Headwaters Forest Reserve, Hutcheson Memorial Forest, Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, Eagle Cap Wilderness, Lighthouse Park, Gäle Virgin Forest Nature Reserve, Torvalla Virgin Forest Nature Reserve, Mowich Lake, Año Nuevo State Park, Berge Virgin Forest Nature Reserve, Black Fork Mountain Wilderness, Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area, Gearhart Mountain Wilderness, Grassy Knob Wilderness, Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park, Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Linville Gorge Wilderness, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Cummins Creek Wilderness, Trapper Creek Wilderness, Wildwood Recreation Site, Pyhä-Häkki National Park, Baxter Woods, Bear Meadows Natural Area, Hartwick Pines State Park, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Hercynian Forest, Rock Creek Wilderness, Mount Kineo, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Boulder River Wilderness, Clearwater Wilderness, Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Badger Creek Wilderness, Boulder Creek Wilderness, Bull of the Woods Wilderness, Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness, Menagerie Wilderness, Middle Santiam Wilderness, Salmon–Huckleberry Wilderness, Opal Creek Wilderness, Caribou Wilderness, Rogue–Umpqua Divide Wilderness, Cathedral Pines, Drift Creek Wilderness, List of old-growth forests, Salmo-Priest Wilderness, Cook Forest State Park, Copper Salmon Wilderness, Cosumnes River Preserve, Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, Cedars of God, Mount Jefferson Wilderness flashcards Old growth forests
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  • Biogradska Gora
    Biogradska Gora (pronounced [bîoɡradskaː ɡǒra]) is a forest and a national park in Montenegro within Kolašin municipality.
  • Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany
    Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany is a transnational composite nature site.
  • Jizera Mountains
    Jizera Mountains (Czech: Jizerské hory) or Izera Mountains (Polish: Góry Izerskie; German: Isergebirge) are part of the Western Sudetes on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland.
  • Congaree National Park
    Congaree National Park preserves the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the United States.
  • Białowieża Forest
    Białowieża Forest (Belarusian: Белавежская пушча, Biełaviežskaja Pušča; Polish: Puszcza Białowieska Polish pronunciation: [ˈpuʂt͡ʂa ˌbʲawɔˈvʲɛska] ; Russian: Беловежская пуща, Belovezhskaya Pushcha) is one of the last and largest remaining parts of the immense primeval forest that once stretched across the European Plain.
  • Retezat National Park
    The Retezat National Park (Romanian: Parcul Naţional Retezat) is a protected area (national park category II IUCN) located in the Retezat Mountains in Hunedoara county, Romania.
  • Old-growth forest
    An old-growth forest — also termed primary forest, virgin forest, primeval forest, late seral forest, or (in Britain) ancient woodland — is a forest that has attained great age without significant disturbance and thereby exhibits unique ecological features and might be classified as a climax community.
  • Jiuzhaigou
    Jiuzhaigou (pronounced [tɕi̯òu̯ʈʂâi̯kóu̯]; Chinese: 九寨沟; literally: "Valley of Nine Fortified Villages"; Tibetan: གཟི་རྩ་སྡེ་དགུ།, ZYPY: Sirza Degu) is a nature reserve and national park located in the north of Sichuan province, China.
  • Muir Woods National Monument
    Muir Woods National Monument is a unit of the National Park Service on Mount Tamalpais near the Pacific coast, in southwestern Marin County, California.
  • Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas
    The Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas (Chinese: 云南三江并流; pinyin: Yúnnān Sānjiāngbìngliú) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Yunnan province, China.
  • Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site
    Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, often referred to simply as Gwaii Haanas, is located in the southernmost Haida Gwaii (formerly known as Queen Charlotte Islands), 130 kilometres (81 miles) off the mainland of British Columbia, Canada.
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a United States National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site that straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains, part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a division of the larger Appalachian Mountain chain.
  • Virgin Komi Forests
    The Virgin Komi Forests is a natural UNESCO World Heritage site in the Northern Ural Mountains of the Komi Republic, Russia.
  • Hobo Cedar Grove Botanical Area
    Hobo Cedar Grove Botanical Area is located near Clarkia in the St.
  • Walpole Wilderness Area
    The Walpole Wilderness Area is a group of conservation reserves on the south coast of Western Australia.
  • King Range Wilderness
    The King Range Wilderness is a 42,585-acre (172 km2) federally designated wilderness area within the King Range National Conservation Area in northern California, United States.
  • Wentwood
    Wentwood (Welsh: Coed Gwent) is a forested area of hills, rising to 309 metres (1,014 ft), in Monmouthshire, South Wales.
  • Hearts Content Scenic Area
    Hearts Content National Scenic Area is a tract of old-growth forest in Warren County, northwestern Pennsylvania.
  • Johnson Run Natural Area
    Johnson Run Natural Area is a 216-acre (87 ha) nature preserve located in Cameron County, Pennsylvania.
  • Mount Skokomish Wilderness
    Mount Skokomish Wilderness is a designated wilderness area in the southeast portion of Olympic National Forest on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington in the United States.
  • Headwaters Forest Reserve
    The Headwaters Forest Reserve is a group of old growth coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) groves, comprising about 7,472 acres (30.24 km2), managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System.
  • Hutcheson Memorial Forest
    The William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest is a 500-acre (200 ha) natural preserve at 2150 Amwell Rd.
  • Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
    Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is an approximately 3,800-acre tract of publicly owned virgin forest in Graham County, North Carolina, named in memory of poet Joyce Kilmer (1886–1918), best known for his poem "Trees".
  • Eagle Cap Wilderness
    Eagle Cap Wilderness is a wilderness area located in the Wallowa Mountains of northeastern Oregon (United States), within the Wallowa–Whitman National Forest.
  • Lighthouse Park
    Lighthouse Park is a popular park in West Vancouver, Canada.
  • Gäle Virgin Forest Nature Reserve
    Gäle Virgin Forest Nature Reserve (Swedish: Gäle naturskogs naturreservat) is a nature reserve in Jämtland County in Sweden.
  • Torvalla Virgin Forest Nature Reserve
    Torvalla Virgin Forest Nature Reserve (Swedish: Torvalla urskogs naturreservat) is a nature reserve in Jämtland County in Sweden.
  • Mowich Lake
    Mowich Lake is a lake located in the northwestern corner of Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State at an elevation of 4,929 feet (1,502 m).
  • Año Nuevo State Park
    Año Nuevo State Park is a state park of California, USA, encompassing Año Nuevo Island and Año Nuevo Point, which are known for their pinniped rookeries.
  • Berge Virgin Forest Nature Reserve
    Berge Virgin Forest Nature Reserve (Swedish: Berge urskogs naturreservat) is a nature reserve in Jämtland County in Sweden.
  • Black Fork Mountain Wilderness
    Black Fork Mountain Wilderness is located in the U.
  • Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area
    Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area is a state park located in central Umatilla County, Oregon, United States, approximately 15 mi (24 km) southeast of Pendleton.
  • Gearhart Mountain Wilderness
    Gearhart Mountain Wilderness is a wilderness area located within the Fremont–Winema National Forest in Lake County and Klamath County in south-central Oregon.
  • Grassy Knob Wilderness
    Grassy Knob Wilderness is a wilderness area in the Klamath Mountains of southwestern Oregon, within the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.
  • Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park
    Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, USA, harboring groves of coast redwoods in three separate units along the Van Duzen River.
  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness
    Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, created in 1975, covers 17,394 acres (70 km2) in the Nantahala National Forest in western North Carolina and the Cherokee National Forest in eastern Tennessee, in the watersheds of the Slickrock and Little Santeetlah Creeks.
  • Linville Gorge Wilderness
    The Linville Gorge Wilderness ("The Grand Canyon of North Carolina") is the third largest wilderness area in North Carolina (Shining Rock Wilderness, Joyce-Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness) and one of only two wilderness gorges in the Southern United States (with Bald River Gorge Wilderness in Tennessee).
  • Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
    Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, United States, preserving old-growth redwoods along the Smith River.
  • Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
    Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is a state park, located in Humboldt County, California, near the town of Orick and 50 miles (80 km) north of Eureka.
  • Cummins Creek Wilderness
    The Cummins Creek Wilderness is a 9,300-acre (3,800 ha) wilderness area in the Siuslaw National Forest within the Oregon Coast.
  • Trapper Creek Wilderness
    The Trapper Creek Wilderness is a designated wilderness consisting of 5,969 acres (2,416 ha) in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southern Washington.
  • Wildwood Recreation Site
    The Wildwood Recreation Site is a natural recreation area surrounded by the Mount Hood National Forest in northern Oregon, United States.
  • Pyhä-Häkki National Park
    Pyhä-Häkki National Park (Pyhä-Häkin kansallispuisto) is a national park in Central Finland.
  • Baxter Woods
    Baxter Woods is a nature reserve in Portland, Maine, USA.
  • Bear Meadows Natural Area
    Bear Meadows Natural Area is located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States, four miles south of Boalsburg, within Rothrock State Forest in the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Hartwick Pines State Park
    Hartwick Pines State Park is a 9,672 acres (39.14 km2) state park in the US state of Michigan, located in Crawford County near Grayling and Interstate 75.
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
    Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, USA, preserving mainly forest and riparian areas in the watershed of the San Lorenzo River, including a grove of old-growth coast redwood.
  • Hercynian Forest
    The Hercynian Forest was an ancient and dense forest that stretched eastward from the Rhine River across southern Germany and formed the northern boundary of that part of Europe known to writers of antiquity.
  • Rock Creek Wilderness
    The Rock Creek Wilderness is a wilderness area comprising 7,486 acres (3,029 ha) within the Siuslaw National Forest on the Oregon Coast.
  • Mount Kineo
    Mount Kineo, situated beside Moosehead Lake in Maine, is in the northern Maine forest, which stretches north to Canada.
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park
    Humboldt Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, United States, containing Rockefeller Forest, the world's largest remaining contiguous old-growth forest of coast redwoods.
  • Boulder River Wilderness
    Boulder River Wilderness is a 48,674-acre (197 km2) wilderness area within the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in the western Cascade Range of Washington state.
  • Clearwater Wilderness
    Clearwater Wilderness, a small 14,300-acre (5,800 ha) wilderness area in the North Cascades mountain range, in northern Washington state, of the Northwestern United States.
  • Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest
    The Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest is a United States National Forest in the U.
  • Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
    The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (/ʃᵻˈwɑːmᵻɡən ˌnɪkəˈleɪ/; the q is silent) is a 1,530,647-acre (6,194.31 km2) U.
  • Badger Creek Wilderness
    The Badger Creek Wilderness is a 29,057-acre (11,759 ha) wilderness area located east of Mount Hood in the northwestern Cascades of Oregon, United States.
  • Boulder Creek Wilderness
    The Boulder Creek Wilderness is a wilderness area located in the Umpqua National Forest in the southern Cascade Range of Oregon, United States.
  • Bull of the Woods Wilderness
    The Bull of the Woods Wilderness is a wilderness area located in the Mount Hood National Forest in the northwestern Cascades of Oregon, United States.
  • Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness
    The Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness is a wilderness area located on the northern side of Mount Hood in the northwestern Cascades of the U.
  • Menagerie Wilderness
    The Menagerie Wilderness is a designated wilderness area located near Mount Washington in the central Cascade Range of Oregon.
  • Middle Santiam Wilderness
    The Middle Santiam Wilderness is a wilderness area located near Mount Washington in the central Cascade Range of Oregon, U.
  • Salmon–Huckleberry Wilderness
    The Salmon–Huckleberry Wilderness is a wilderness area located on the southern side of Mount Hood in the northwestern Cascades of Oregon, in the United States.
  • Opal Creek Wilderness
    The Opal Creek Wilderness is a wilderness area located in the Willamette National Forest in the U.
  • Caribou Wilderness
    The Caribou Wilderness is a federally designated wilderness area created by the Wilderness Act of 1964 and is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
  • Rogue–Umpqua Divide Wilderness
    The Rogue–Umpqua Divide Wilderness is a wilderness area located in the Rogue River – Siskiyou and Umpqua National Forests in the Klamath Mountains of Oregon, United States.
  • Cathedral Pines
    Cathedral Pines is a 42-acre (17 ha) nature preserve owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy in Cornwall, Connecticut.
  • Drift Creek Wilderness
    Drift Creek Wilderness is a 5,798-acre (2,346 ha) wilderness area in the Siuslaw National Forest on the Oregon Coast.
  • List of old-growth forests
    This is a list of existing old-growth ("virgin") forests, or remnants of forest, of at least 10 acres (4.0 hectares).
  • Salmo-Priest Wilderness
    Salmo-Priest Wilderness is a 41,335 acre (167.28 km2) wilderness area located in the Selkirk Mountains in the northeast corner of Washington state, within the Colville National Forest and the Kaniksu National Forest.
  • Cook Forest State Park
    Cook Forest State Park is a 8,500-acre (3,440 ha) Pennsylvania state park in Farmington Township, Clarion County, Barnett Township, Forest County and Barnett Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania in the United States.
  • Copper Salmon Wilderness
    The Copper Salmon Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Southern Oregon Coast Range and is part of the Rogue River–Siskiyou National Forest.
  • Cosumnes River Preserve
    The Cosumnes River Preserve is a nature preserve of 46,000 acres (190 km2) located 20 miles (30 km) south of Sacramento, in the US state of California.
  • Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park
    Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, USA, and a component of the Redwood National and State Parks.
  • Cedars of God
    The Cedars of God (Arabic: أرز الربّ‎‎ Arz ar-Rabb "Cedars of the Lord") is one of the last vestiges of the extensive forests of the Lebanon cedar, that once thrived across Mount Lebanon in ancient times.
  • Mount Jefferson Wilderness
    The Mount Jefferson Wilderness is a wilderness area located on and around Mount Jefferson in the central Cascade Range of Oregon in the United States.