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Interactive Map: Ecosystems and Drought

Drought can impact natural ecosystems, altering the ecological balance of natural systems and harming fish, wildlife, and plant species, as well as the services that these ecosystems provide to human communities. Use the interactive map below to explore U.S. ecological regions and forest boundaries alongside drought and climate conditions. Or, view a full-screen version of this map.

How To Use This Map:

  • Select a map layer from the left menu bar. Use the eye icon to add or remove layers from the map and the arrow icons to adjust the opacity of the layer.
  • In the right sidebar, view detailed map information, including legends, descriptions, and data sources for each of the map layers.
  • Use the basemap icon in the top left corner of the map to change the basemap, or use the magnifying glass icon to search for a specific location.