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Wildlife Habitat

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View of the Cascades from the Siskiyous mixed conifer hardwood forest

Habitat is essential for widlife to thrive. The Rogue Valley is comprised of many diverse habitats including sub-alpine, mixed conifer hardwood, chapparal, oak savanna, and of course, riparian and aquatic habitats. The Siskiyous, one of the two mountain ranges that shape the valley, are renowned for their biological diversity.

Some wildlife have also adapted to exist among urban and agricultural lands. Wildlife face a variety of challenges and threats to their habitat and there are a myriad of ways to address or lessen these pressures. Learn more about the animals that occupy these habitats, the threats they face, and ways to address them in this wonderful resource put together by North Mountain Park Nature Center in Ashland.