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Forests are terrestrial landscapes dominated by trees; large, woody, long-lived plants that grow from a single trunk. Global scale forest types include tropical jungle, temperate, and boreal (northern) forests. Viewed from space, earth's forests are one of planet's living, large-scale, features or biomes. Stanley Park's forest landscape is part of a much larger conifer forest that runs along the westcoast of North America from Alaska, through British Columbia, to northern California.

Stanley Park's forest ecosystems Stanley Park's forested landscape lies within the coastal western hemlock biogeoclimatic zone. Each of its conifer species - western hemlock, Douglas-fir, western red cedar, and sitka spruce, are' true giants' of their kind."

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