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How Wolves Reshaped Rivers Featured

  • Posted on:  Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:25
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How Wolves Reshaped Rivers (Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tracy Brooks)

In half a century, since the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park, where the last of the wolves had been previously killed in 1926, changes abounded. Not only did the food chain change, with multiple species numbers increasing, but the landscape changed as well. Trees grew higher, birds came back in record numbers, soil was stabilized, changing the scape of rivers. Watch this quick film to learn about the grand impact wolves had on stabilizing Yellowstone National Park.

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