Although Jim s Creek was predominantly

Annual precipitation varies between 3500 to 4000 mm at the highest elevations to 2500 mm on the western slopes to less than 400 mm within 30 km east of the range crest (Taylor et al., 1993). Because of its important ecological and cultural values, the 683-acre Jim's Creek stand has been identified by the United States Forest Service (USFS) for restoration of mixed white oak, ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir savanna.