Bioregions are geographic areas having
common characteristics of soil,
watershed, climate, native plants and
animals that exist within the whole
planetary biosphere as unique and
A bioregion refers both to geographical terrain and a terrain of consciousness -- to a place and the ideas that have developed about how to live in that place.
A bioregion can be determined initially by use of climatology, physiography, animal and plant geography, natural history and other descriptive resonance among living things and the factors that influence them which occurs specifically within each separate part of the planet.
Discovering and describing that resonance is a way to describe a bioregion.
Peter Berg & Raymond Dasmann
Reinhabiting a Separate County
Planet Drum Foundation, 1978
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