Monday, January 2, 2012

William Ripple Explains Why Predators are Important

Although wolves aren't often the hottest topic of conversation in the Greater New York Area, an increasing number of articles about wolves and their recovery have been printed in the New New York Times this past year. Today, the paper shared the AP story about the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park and the impact their return has had on the landscape. "Study: Yellowstone Wolves Help Trees Rebound," shares key points from the ongoing research by Oregon State University's William Ripple. To learn more about the important role predators play in an ecosystem, Ripple explains it clearly in this 2 minute video.

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