Westside Douglas-Fir Forests and Wildlife:
Management Tools for Family Forest Owners
Westside Douglas-fir forests are one of the most productive forest types in the world and are common in Oregon and Washington. These forests provide habitat for a wide range of wildlife species. A variety of wildlife species depend upon westside Douglas-fir forests in different ways at every successional stage. Providing vegetative diversity and structure within all stages in westside Douglas-fir forests will go a long way towards providing essential habitat for these wildlife species.