Biome Basics: The Taiga

  • A good general overview of the characteristics of the boreal forest/taiga.

Blue Planet: The Taiga

  • Good overview with links to descriptions of common plants and animals that live in the biome.

Enchanted Learning: Taiga

  • Basic information about the boreal forest biome and a good list of animals that live in the biome.

Missouri Botanic Gardens: Taiga

  • An easy to navigate site for information about the Taiga.

NASA Biomes: Coniferous Forests

  • Just the facts from NASA.

NatureWorks: The Taiga

  • Great concise overview of the characteristics of the Taiga.

Taiga Biological Station

  • A great scientifically accurate website consisting of the answers to frequently asked questions about the Taiga.

Taiga Photo Gallery

  • Beautiful photographs of this biome in all seasons.

The Boreal Forest

  • A Canadian university's website devoted to the Boreal Forest or Taiga biome. Use the Boreal Forests of the World link to find plants and animals that live in this biome. The site also includes information on the management and sustainability of boreal forest resources.

The Taiga Rescue Network

  • Taiga Rescue Network (TRN) is working to support local struggles and strengthen the cooperation between individuals, NGOs and indigenous peoples and nations concerned with the protection, restoration, and sustainable use of the world's boreal forests.

The Wild Classroom: Taiga

  • Great site for information about the Taiga.

Bald Eagles

  • Read about how the eagles are making a come back!