Essays Tagged: "Forest floor"

Everything Ends

Jennifer stopped running through the forest after doing so for what seemed like eternity. She had no idea where she was, why she was here ... other nature take its course.She could see the sun was setting through the bright red leaves of the forest trees. It was a cold October evening - so cold that she could see the white puffs of steam co ... atically that she might get hypothermia. Thus, she gathered up numerous dead brown leaves among the forest floor and pushed them all over her body as she lay down on the cold black dirt.Jennifer becam ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Scary Friday Night.

adows on our path as we walked. A cool light wind was blowing sending leaves dancing noisily in the forest floor. I remember thinking to myself that the night, was the scariest night ever, and I wante ... walk to the pub. We were feeling bored and went out for a drink or two. A walk that led us into the forest. As we walked past the park a group of teenage youths came jumping out from behind of some bu ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Fer de lance

A deserted island where the forest floor writhes with the world's most venomous vipers. A fisherman found dead on his boat, its ... only on the island's 430,000 square meters, is jungle king.Legend has it that the snake guards its forest realm with brutal ferocity. Real life has responded with a Brazilian navy ban forbidding anyo ... ad, the fer-de-lance is found all over Latin America, from Mexico to Argentina. Although it prefers forest regions, it is noted for being highly adaptable and is able to survive in a variety of enviro ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


I. Rainforests: What they are and where they're foundThere are two types of rainforests: tropical and tempe ... are and where they're foundThere are two types of rainforests: tropical and temperate. Tropical rainforests are found in 85 countries around the world. Ninety percent of these forests are concentrated ... ntrated into fifteen countries, each country containing over 10 million hectares each. Tropical rainforests are located near the equator, where temperatures stay above 80 degrees Fahrenheit year round ...

(7 pages) 71 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

The Addition of Ramps

e members of the same family as garlic, scallions, and onions. Poking up through leaf litter on the forest floor, their green circles of sword-shaped leaves are among the first signs of spring in the ... native to eastern North American mountains. The plants are found in moist deciduous (non-evergreen) forests as far north as Canada, as far south as North Carolina and Tennessee, and as far west as Mis ...

(1 pages) 496 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

A story about a young girl who overcomes her loneliness

es and weeps out the pent up pain and misery that has been building steadily since that time in the forest. The time when she could do nothing more than stand back and watch the boy she loved writhing ... when she could do nothing more than stand back and watch the boy she loved writhing in agony on the forest floor. What could she do then? What can she do now?She seeks the guidance of the hokage herse ...

(25 pages) 39 1 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Tropical Rain Forest Depletion (position paper)

of the planet's most powerful and bio-actively diverse natural phenomenon are known to be the rain forests. To start off, it is important to be knowledgeable about what a rain forest really is. For t ... able about what a rain forest really is. For that, one has to understand the importance of the rain forests itself. Although they are characterized by tall trees, abundant rainfall, and warm temperatu ...

(9 pages) 55 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Restoring health to ponderosa pine ecosystems while reducing threats of wildfire within the wildland-urban interface.

, diseased, and dying vegetation (fuel). Without frequent surface fires, these fuels build upon the forest floor to create a ladder for an ignited fire to travel to the crown of the trees. Crown fires ... own of the trees. Crown fires can produce catastrophic, heat-intensive fires that can burn away the forest floor, exposing the vulnerable mineral soil to erosion. When the mineral soil layer is damage ...

(11 pages) 22 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Spring Pools, by Robert Frost.

This poem deals with a vain attempt to turn back the clock. Seeing a scene of beauty in a winter forest, the poet is dismayed that spring, which will soon arrive, will change the scenery. What stri ... the scenery. What strikes the poet most particularly are the reflections within small pools on the forest floor that are present, because of the melting snow. It won’t be long be long before the ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Wild Fires: Are They Beneficial to the Enviornment

rolled burns help prevent wildfires in the west.Controlled burning is a technique sometimes used in forest management, farming, or prairie restoration. Controlled burns are set purposely by special tr ... erent classes of wildfires. A "surface fire" is the most common type and burns along the floor of a forest, moving slowly and killing or damaging trees. A "ground fire" is usually started by lightning ...

(7 pages) 23 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

american river college

RainforestsUnique about rainforest:The oldest living ecosystems on earth, are the Rainforests. Although ... million animal and plant species live there, is because of the humid and moist environment. The Rainforest receives about 60 to 160 inches of precipitation throughout the year.Rainforests are the main ... cycleprotect against flood, drought, and tribal peopleAnimals that live in the rainforest:There are four different layers of the rainforest. The first layer is called the Emergent lay ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues