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Ecological issues on reintroducing wolves into Yellowstone National Park

Ecological issues on reintroducing wolves into Yellowstone National Park

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wolves -- Yellowstone National Park,
  • Wildlife management -- Yellowstone National Park,
  • Wildlife conservation -- Yellowstone National Park

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Robert S. Cook
    SeriesScientific monograph NPS/NRYELL/NRSM -- 93/22, Scientific monograph (United States. National Park Service) -- 93/22
    ContributionsCook, Robert S. 1929-, United States. National Park Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14458714M
    OCLC/WorldCa34105251

      A single pack of wolves was reintroduced into Yellowstone in the mids in response to the way that huge numbers of deer and elk had overgrazed large parts of the natural landscape. The wolves had dramatic, positive impacts on the environment, leading to one of the most remarkable ecological turnabouts in the modern world. The reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park and their subsequent aggression towards coyotes resulted in a percent decline in coyote density on the northern range (up to 90 percent in core, occupied, wolf-pack territories) and reduced the size of coyote .

    Mack, J. A. and F. J. Singer. Using Pop-II models to predict effects of wolf predation and hunter harvests on elk, mule deer, and moose on the northern range. Pages in Cook, R. S., ed. Ecological issues on reintroducing wolves into Yellowstone National Park. Scientific Monograph NPS/NRYELL/NRSM/   ‘Ecological engines’ A gray wolf in Yellowstone national park, where the species has been successfully reintroduced. to reintroduce wolves into public lands by the end of The.

      Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles looking at the impact of reintroducing wolves in Yellowstone National Park 25 years ago. YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A group of wolves.   Praise for The Wolves Return: A New Beginning for Yellowstone National Park. Canadian Children's Literature Roundtables Information Book Award finalist. School Library Journal blogger Betsy Bird's " Science & Nature Books" selection. Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Books for Kids & Teens selection "The clear, matter-of-fact text is a lovely complement to the Reviews:


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Ecological issues on reintroducing wolves into Yellowstone National Park Download PDF EPUB FB2

When the grey wolf was reintroduced into the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem inthere was only one beaver colony in the park, said Doug Smith, a wildlife biologist in charge of the Yellowstone Wolf Project.

Today, the park is home to nine beaver colonies, with the promise of more to come, as the reintroduction of wolves continues to astonish biologists with a ripple of direct and Author: Brodie Farquhar. Ecological Issues on Reintroducing Wolves Into Yellowstone National Park: Scientific Monograph NPS/NRYELL/NRSM/22 [US Department of the Interior National Park Service] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Ecological Issues on Reintroducing Wolves Into Yellowstone National Park: Scientific Monograph NPS/NRYELL/NRSM/22Author: US Department of the Interior National Park Service. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ecological issues on reintroducing wolves into Yellowstone National Park.

Denver, CO: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Ecological issues on reintroducing wolves into Yellowstone National Park [microform] / editor, Robert S. Cook U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service [Reston, Va.?] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Between andthe U.S. National Park Service and the state of Montana removed more t elk from the Northern Yellowstone herd by killing them or shipping them across the country.

‘Ecological disaster’ Currently, researchers studying Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado say the park is suffering from similar problems as Yellowstone was before wolf reintroduction. “That place is an ecological disaster,” said Paul Rogers, director of the Western Aspen Alliance.

“You can’t get aspen to grow there without. While the sightings have not been verified to be true, it would not be the first time a wolf has been here since reintroduction into Yellowstone National Park in The wolves of Yellowstone. Much of the information found throughout this website comes from Yellowstone Resources and Issues Handbook—an annual compendium of important concepts about Yellowstone’s many resources, park history, science and research conducted in the greater Yellowstone area, and critical management issues facing Yellowstone National Park.

Many people have dedicated their. For example Yellowstone National Park is located in the northwest corner of Wyoming. So, the citizens of the bordering states and the citizens of Wyoming are involved in arguing for or against the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone.

The purpose of this action is to reintroduce a population of gray wolves (Canis lupus) into Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho. The gray wolf was common in the northern Rocky Mountain states prior to After bison, deer, elk, and other ungulates were decimated by unregulated hunting and human settlement, people tried to.

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Ecological Issues On Reintroducing Wolves Into Yellowstone National Park full free pdf books. Twenty-five years ago this month, wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone, America’s first national park and an ecosystem dangerously out of. What happened to Yellowstone when wolves were gone. Wolves were officially declared extinct in the park by This set off a chain of ecological events known as a trophic cascade – when one tiny change in an ecosystem ripples out and causes many other effects.

After the wolves were gone, the bears and coyotes that were left weren’t able. About this book. Init will have been twenty-five years since one of the greatest wildlife conservation and restoration achievements of the twentieth century took place: the reintroduction of wolves to the world's first national park, Yellowstone.

When Yellowstone National Park was created ingray wolf (Canis lupus) populations were already in decline in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. [citation needed] The creation of the national park did not provide protection for wolves or other predators, and government predator control programs in the first decades of the s essentially helped eliminate the gray wolf from Yellowstone.

Init will have been twenty-five years since one of the greatest wildlife conservation and restoration achievements of the twentieth century took place: the reintroduction of wolves to the world’s first national park, Yellowstone.

Eradicated after the park was established, then absent for seventy years, these iconic carnivores returned to Yellowstone in when the US government. Then Douglas Houston, in his landmark book The Northern Yellowstone Elk, did the same, calling Yellowstone "ideal" for wolves and that their absence was "the single greatest departure from the objective of maintaining natural ecosystems" (Houston ), harking back to the early park managers who tried to define the meaning of "natural," yet.

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Fritts, Steven H. et al. “Planning and Implementing a Reintroduction of Wolves to Yellowstone National Park and Central Idaho.” Restoration Ecology 5: 7– Gamfeldt L, H. Hillebrand, and P.R. Jonsson. “Multiple Functions Increase the Importance of Biodiversity for Overall Ecosystem Functioning.” Ecology – "Describes 5 alternative ways that wolves could be reintroduced in Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho, the process used to develop the alternatives, and the environmental consequences of implementing each alternative.".

The reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone National Park has been deemed as being a success both on biological as well as economic aspects. The wolf populations have increased beyond expectations with over four thousand grey wolves estimated in various locations across the.

Any attempt to introduce wolves into ecosystems that do not fit the Yellowstone Model would be irresponsible, dangerous and a waste of taxpayers money. Reply VOTE NO Janu. Oct.

16, — Since the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park inthe park's ecosystem has become a deeply complex and heterogeneous system, aided by a strategy of minimal.