Type of Ecosystem: Aquatic and Terrestrial Nature Area
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Type of Ecosystem: Aquatic and Terrestrial Nature Area
Species of Producers in the Ecosystem,
All biological organisms play a part in the earth's ecosystem, but producers make energy on their own. Grass, Algae and maple trees are a group of producers of which we have a abundant amount of. Because of this self-sustaining organism that obtains its energy from the sun, our consumers.
Producers are the only sources of energy for primary consumers as they (primary consumers) cannot prepare their own food. If there would not be producers there would not be any source of food for them, then they would die of hunger, this will cause a food crises for other consumers in higher tropic levels leaving them to either migrate or die. In such a way the whole ecosystem will collapse. So an ecosystem cannot exist without producers because there the infrastructure.
Species of Decomposers in The Ecosystem,
When organisms die, they become food for decomposers, for example common decomposers of our ecosystem are bacteria, molds and earthworms. Decomposers recycle dead plants and animals into chemical nutrients like carbon and nitrogen that are released back into the soil, air and water to enrich it. Without the decomposers, the dead carcasses of animals and other plants, and also the waste products of these organisms, would just pile up. The decomposers break down the dead/decaying plant or animal matter and turn it into nutrients which help our ecosystem by providing nutrients and the over beauty of that encompass the conservation as well.
Species of Herbivores in the Ecosystem,
An herbivore is an animal that eats only producers (plants). Herbivores play an important role in the ecology of any area, influencing plants population growth and communities level of green spaces. For example in our ecosystem we have Blue Jays, Eastern Cottontail Rabbits and Zooplankton who regulate florae and the amount omnivores and carnivores are in the ecosystem. Herbivores being the primary producers in the area conclude to the fact that if we lack herbivores a natural equilibrium will occur with a bottom up regulation taking place, killing the higher ups in the sense of tropic level.
Species of Omnivores in the Ecosystem
An omnivore is an organism that regularly consumes a variety of material, including plants, animals, algae, and fungi. Omnivores help keep levels of organisms neutral and help to balance the food chain. An example of omnivores on the conservation River Phoniex is Chipmunks, Robins, Crayfish and the Eastern Grey Squirrel. These Omnivores help keep levels of animals and plants neutral and help to balance the food chain.
Species of consumer Carnivores in the Ecosystem
Carnivores eat the herbivores, so if there were no carnivores the population of herbivores would grow very quickly. And the herbivores eat plants, so if there were many more herbivores, the food supply for them (the plants) would soon run out, applying a top-down regulation. Plants do many important things as well: hold the soil together (prevent erosion), convert carbon dioxide to oxygen, etc. Basically, bad things happen if there are no carnivores. This is why in our conservation we have Carnivores such as hawks, ladybugs and river otters to help regulate species population size so there is a sustainable ecosystem.
Species of Scavengers in the Ecosystem
Scavenging is both a carnivorous and an herbivorous feeding behavior in which the scavenger feeds on dead animal and plant material present in its habitat. They help with cleaning up the environment by eating up all dead animal carcasses and breaking down this organic material and recycle it into the ecosystem as nutrients. That is why for our conservation to have stay a beautiful view we have scavengers like the Turkey vulture.
Habitat Components on the Conservation
Fallen logs give storage space to squirrels and deer mice, as well as absorb and retain water while decaying which creates a microenvironment for salamanders, snails, insects, millipedes, and many other critters.
Rock piles and rock walls provide shelter for chipmunks, rabbits, lizards, snakes and frogs. Lay large rocks in a spoke wheel pattern to form a base, adding flattened rocks to the top
A burrow is a tunnel or hole that an animal digs for habitation (a place to live) or as a temporary refuge (a place of protection). Burrows provide shelter from predators and extreme temperatures. They are very beneficial for animals such as rabbits
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