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This is a list of biomes in Cascadia:

Rivers[]

The Columbia River stands as one of Cascadia's largest and most renowned rivers. It begins its journey from the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia and meanders all the way to the Pacific Ocean near Astoria, Oregon. This impressive river spans over 1,000 miles in length, and its basin serves as the habitat for numerous salmon species, including Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, and Steelhead.

Wetlands[]

Wetlands, often referred to as 'Nature's Kidneys,' excel at purifying aquatic ecosystems by effectively extracting nutrients like phosphorus from water. These areas teem with biodiversity, housing a wide array of life forms. Additionally, wetlands are remarkably productive landscapes, as their abundant plant life efficiently converts solar energy into biomass.

Forests[]

The forests in Cascadia are renowned for their breathtaking beauty and remarkable diversity. Many of the old-growth forests are dominated by the Douglas Fir. Among these natural wonders, the Hoh Rainforest, located on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, stands out as one of the wettest places on Earth, receiving more than 10 feet of rainfall annually. Furthermore, forests play a critical role as carbon sinks, with trees storing substantial amounts of carbon and contributing significantly to global efforts to combat climate change.

Prairies[]

Prairies represent grassland ecosystems characterized by open landscapes with sparse tree coverage. In Cascadia, prairie areas are often found in the drier, high desert regions of the area. Although prairies may appear as simple grassy plains, they are, in fact, some of the most diverse environments globally, providing support for a wide variety of wildlife species, including rodents, reptiles, birds, and numerous mammals such as foxes.

Mountains[]

Prairies are grassland ecosystems that are often open with sparse tree cover. In Cascadia, many of the prairie areas are found in the more arid, high desert parts of the region. Prairies might seem like they are just grassy plains, but they are some of the most diverse places on earth, supporting many different wildlife species including rodents, reptiles, birds, and many mammals like foxes.

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