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Temparate Broadleaf Deciduous Forest

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Ignite Columbus presentation by Eve Hermann

11/13/08
http://IgniteCbus.com

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Temparate Broadleaf Deciduous Forest

  1. Temperate Broadleaf Deciduous Forest <ul><li>Speaking for the trees of the Eastern United States </li></ul>
  2. TBDF…WTF?
  3. Biome
  4. Planet Earth: Home to 14 Biomes
  5. <ul><li>Temperate </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moderate climate lacking extremes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Broadleaf </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Having broad flat leaves </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Deciduous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tending to fall off, like the leaves in autumn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Forest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots & lots of trees </li></ul></ul>
  6. Where’s the TBDF
  7. North American TBDF
  8. Fauna Salamanders: 25 species in 5 families in Ohio Freshwater mollusk: At one time 300 species; declining rapidly Crayfish: 18 species in Ohio
  9. Flora 1 beech oak chestnut maple hickory
  10. Flora 2
  11. What we have
  12. WE HAVE A CHANCE <ul><ul><ul><li>WE HAVE A CHANCE . </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. Arc of Appalachia Preserve System Preserving America’s Eastern Deciduous Forest
  14. Arc of appalachia region
  15. Acquisitions since 1995 Chalet Nivale Preserve: 101 acres Ohio Bluffs: 62 acres Kamama Prairie: 78 acres 72 species of butterflies
  16. Cave Canyon
  17. Creation of many people against great odds
  18. 3staff, volunteers, donors Volunteers from OSU Donor gathering
  19. Independently empowered <ul><li>Independently-working & empowered individuals </li></ul><ul><li>is the key </li></ul><ul><li>to a successful grass-roots work force. </li></ul>
  20. Lorax

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