Temperate Forest Biome

Science / Biology / Temperate Forest Biome: Extends across regions of the northern hemisphere with abundant rainfall and long growing seasons. Deciduous, broad-leaved trees are the dominant plants.

Other Words for Temperate

Temperate Adjective Synonyms: moderate, reasonable, (self-)restrained, disciplined, controlled, forbearing, reasonable, sensible, sane, rational, not excessive, composed, steady, stable, even-tempered, equable, sober, sober-sided, sober-minded, mild, dispassionate, unimpassioned, cool
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National Forest System (NFS)

Business / Agriculture / National Forest System (NFS): The 192 million acres administered by the Forest Service for multiple use: comprised of 155 national forests (in 117 units) with 187 million acres, 20 national grasslands with 4 million acres, and 112 MORE

Rain Forest

Science / Weather / Rain Forest: A forest which grows in a region of heavy annual precipitation. There are two major types, tropical and temperate. MORE

National Forest Management Act (NFMA) Of 1976

Business / Agriculture / National Forest Management Act (NFMA) Of 1976: P.L. 94-588 (October 22, 1976) largely amended the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974, which required a national, strategic planning process for renewable resources for the MORE

National Forest

Business / Agriculture / National Forest: Originally, forest reserves, established by Presidential proclamation mostly between 1891 and 1909. Today, the boundaries of the 155 national forests cannot be modified without congressional authoriza MORE

Marine Biome

Science / Biology / Marine Biome: The aquatic biome consisting of waters containing 3.5% salt on average; includes the oceans and covers more than 70% of the Earths surface; divided into benthic and pelagic zones. MORE

State And Private Forestry

Business / Agriculture / State And Private Forestry: A branch of the Forest Service providing technical and financial assistance to states and to private landowners for forest management and for forest health. MORE

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