Conservation in the ESSF Zone of British Columbia Introduction-What is ESSF Zone of British Columbia The ESSF region is a very extensive region of British Columbia, covering about 15% of the territory of British Columbia. It has a subalpine boreal climate which occurs at the ranges of all the major mountains surrounding the ESSF region. ESSF which is an acronym standing for Engelmann-Spruce-Subalpine Fir zone is not contiguous, which means that it is located both in the southern, central and northern areas of British Columbia. Some segments of ESSF is an endangered habitat, some point to the fact that Cedar Hemlock zone in addition to the Montane Spruce zone are gradually being replaced by the Spruce-Willow Birch zone, a different kind of...The end:
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