Everybody's National Parks | ENP 7.3 Olympic National Park: Hoh Rainforest
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  • ENP 7.3 Olympic National Park: Hoh Rainforest
    07/31/2018
    Bryan talks with Rachel Berger, an interpretive park ranger at Olympic National Park about the Hoh Rainforest, why its special and what to do when you visit.


    Discussion includes the following:

    • What is the Hoh Rainforest and why are there rainforests in the Pacific Northwest? (2:15)
    • How did Hoh avoid being logged? (3:02)
    • How much rain does the Hoh Rainforest get? (3:50)
    • Description of Hoh Rainforest (4:31)
    • What’s a moss mat (6:08)
    • Description of ground cover (6:50)
    • Rainforests in the United States (8:16)
    • Hiking trails in Hoh Rainforest (9:40)
    • Camping (13:49)
    • Visiting with children (14:50)
      - Junior Ranger Programs
      - Ocean Stewards Program
    • The health of the rainforest (17:25)
    • Firewood (18:04)
    • Types of trees (20:00)
    • Fauna (20:26)
    • Dog policies (23:48)
    • Hoh Rainforest closure for road repairs beginning September 5, 2018, but Quinault Rainforest open (24:52)
    • Rachel’s favorite things about Hoh Rainforest (26:44)
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