Threats to At-Risk Species in America's Private Forests: A Forests on the Edge Report

America's private forests harbor thousands of species - from butterflies, bears, birds and bats; to salmon, snails and salamanders that inhabit streams and wetlands; to flowers, trees and shrubs that feed and protect wildlife and enrich human lives. Many native animals and plants found in private forests nationwide are at risk of decline or extinction, in part because of impacts of increasing housing development. The effects of development on at-risk species on private forests are intensified by additional impacts from fire, insects and disease.

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America's private forests harbor thousands of species - from butterflies, bears, birds and bats; to salmon, snails and salamanders that inhabit streams and wetlands; to flowers, trees and shrubs that feed and protect wildlife and enrich human lives. Many native animals and plants found in private forests nationwide are at risk of decline or extinction, in part because of impacts of increasing housing development. The effects of development on at-risk species on private forests are intensified by additional impacts from fire, insects and disease.

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Keyword Forests, At-Risk Species, Native Animals, Native Plants, Species Diversity, Habitat Preservation, Housing Impacts
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 3/25/2015 11:32
Language English
Date Record Checked: 3/25/2015 11:24 (W3C-DTF)

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