In the 2012 President's Budget Request, the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is terminated. As a result, all resources, databases, tools, and applications within this web site will be removed on January 15, 2012. For more information, please refer to the NBII Program Termination page.
The Pacific Northwest Region includes Idaho, Oregon, and Washington states. These states encompass highly diverse environments, including active volcanoes, large metropolitan areas, remote quiet ocean beaches, mountain alpine meadows, and high desert expanses.
Idaho Idaho, home to geologic and volcanic formations, fossils, and geothermal landscapes, also has a rich history of early Western explorers.
Oregon Oregon has a colorful history of fur traders, gold seekers, and settlers that traveled along the historic Oregon trail, as well as productive rivers, deep canyons, and semi-arid prairies.
Washington Washington state has a variety of landscapes, with active volcanoes, rugged mountains, lakes, temperate rainforests, and a beautiful coastline.
The NBII Program is administered by the Biological Informatics Program of the U.S. Geological Survey