Western Landscapes Map Viewer

Western Landscapes Explorer Map ViewerThe Western United States of America is a diverse region with widely variable plant and animal communities, climate, geology, soil characteristics, and land ownership patterns.  The Western Landscapes Map Viewer allows you to explore data and maps from a variety of sources to learn more about natural resources in the west.

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Tapash Sustainable Forest Collaborative

Ponderosa Pine ForestRecent years have seen an increasing number of communities and interest groups advocating for a more collaborative approach in addressing natural resource related issues. In Eastern Washington the Tapash Collaborative is an example of a coalition of public, private, and tribal land managers that work together, across land ownership boundaries, to enhance the resiliency, diversity, and productivity of native forest ecosystems.

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