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The California

Chaparral
By Paige Manzello period 2

Climate
The California Chaparral is hot and dry. Mainly mild
temperature.
Average yearly rainfall- 12 to 40 inches per year
Average temperature- 32 degrees to 62 degrees
fahrenheit
Is mediterranean climate

Where the California Chaparral is


located
The California chaparral is located in the
southern area of California.
It is a woodland/ grassland area

Humans have affected the chaparral


The California Chaparral is known for the fires it has
and thats because of humans.
One way that humans affected the california chaparral
is that humans are polluting the air which causes forest
fires.
If you live near a forest all you have to do is simply dont
leave the stove on, dont leave candles on without
anyone in the room

http://www.smokeybea
r.com/wildfire-map.asp

this link leads you to smokey the bears website for a daily forest fires.

Symbiotic relationships
One symbiotic relationship is the Redwinged blackbird and the Torry tree
Their symbiotic relationship is
commensalism
Commensalism is when one benefits and the
other doesn't get affected

This is the red-winged blackbird on the torrey tree

A black-tailed
rabbit primary
consumer

The sun

The Red-tailed hawk


secondary consumer

Red Shanks
producer

rollie-pollies
decomposer

food web

Animal Adaptations
most animals are nocturnal because it is too
hot in the daytime.
Plants are non flammable because of the
wildfires

Bibliography
http://www.sbcounty.gov/museum/barkbeetle/images/old_fire_from_HWY18_c.gif
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picture of biome on first slide
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/calif_chap_climate.htm
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facts on climate slide 2

http://ryanreuland7.wordpress.com/2014/05/14/favorite-place-ecolo
gy-biology-project/
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map of california where the chaparral is
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/calif_chaparral.htm
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information on where it is found
http://www.werc.usgs.gov/OLDsitedata/pubbriefs/images/sFigure%202%20copy.jpg
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picture of the california chaparral slide 3

Bibliography
http://fireimaging.com/sdef/ecology/Volfe%20side%20creek%20copy.gif
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picture of the california chaparral
http://www.smokeybear.com/wildfire-map.asp
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wildfire map
http://www.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_symbiotic_relationships_of_the_chaparral_biome
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symbiotic facts
http://www.digital-images.net/Images/Sepulveda/Phoebe-Blackbird/Red-Winged_Blackbird_X4227.jpg

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red-winged blackbird and the torrey tree picture
http://greenenergy-power.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Sun-Cartoon-Character.jpg
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picture of the sun

Bibliography
http://www2.volstate.edu/BIOlogy/bio/1120/Student%20Biomes%202008/The%20Chaparral%20Biome%20(Boone%20%26%20Casarez)_files/sli
de0007_image025.jpg
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picture of rabbit
http://interwork.sdsu.edu/fire/resources/Chaparral.htmhttp://interwork.sdsu.edu/fire/resources/Chaparral.htm
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picture of the producer
http://interwork.sdsu.edu/fire/resources/Chaparral.htmhttp://interwork.sdsu.edu/fire/resources/Chaparral.htm
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picture of the producer
http://citadel.sjfc.edu/students/naa07113/e-port/decomposers.html
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picture of decomposer

Bibliography
http://bioexpedition.com/chaparral-biome/
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facts on animal adaptations