Posts tagged indicator species
Northern Spotted Owl

The northern spotted owl ( Strix occidentalis caurina ) has been at the center of forest management debate because of its dependence on classic old-growth forest characteristics for roosting, foraging and nesting, its role as an ‘indicator species’ for forest health, and the continual fragmentation and loss of its habitat throughout the Pacific Northwest.  

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Red Tree Vole

The red tree vole (Arborimus longicaudus) is a small rodent found in the coastal mountains and western Cascades of Oregon.

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