Beavers are a keystone species, meaning they have a large impact on their environment. Their dams make cleaner water, more nutrient dense soil, increase ground water storage, create more wetland habitats, and are responsible for the cycle of the forest!
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Which keystone species have the greatest impact on the American landscape?
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The endangered giant kangaroo rat can run at 3 metres per second, is a keystone species (meaning it is vital for the health of its ecosystem) and is darn adorable.
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One always wonder what a single species can do to an entire ecosystem. Gray wolves re-introduction into YellowStone National park has brought the entire ecosystem back to life. Gray wolves are the keystone species of the region. v.redd.it/cca7ycqjf1561
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The Demise and Potential Revival of the American Chestnut: Before a disastrous blight, it was a keystone species in eastern forests. Could genetic engineering help bring it back? sierraclub.org/sierra/202…
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The Conservation of a Threatened Keystone Species (how you can help save the Gopher Tortoise) youtu.be/wysb2vyD6JU
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Keystone species are organisms that are ecologically crucial for their native ecosystem. Here's some artworks about them (+1 bonus animal) made by Jeroen Helmer for Rewilding Europe reddit.com/gallery/l657jf
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The Demise and Potential Revival of the American Chestnut: "Before a disastrous blight, the American chestnut was a keystone species in eastern forests. Could genetic engineering help bring it back?" sierraclub.org/sierra/202…
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TIL trees afford much more to native keystone species. Most info I’d previously come across focused on flowers and shrubs goodnewsnetwork.org/culti…
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Which keystone species have the greatest impact on the American landscape?

The species that come to mind are the gray wolf, bison, beaver, alligator, prairie dog and sea otter.

Any other keystone species that play a significant role in the United States?

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Big Bird: Keystone Species
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The Conservation of a Threatened Keystone Species (how you can help save the Gopher Tortoise)
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"The Demise and Potential Revival of the American Chestnut: Before a disastrous blight, the American chestnut was a keystone species in eastern forests. Could genetic engineering help bring it back?" sierraclub.org/sierra/202…
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Would a video about keystone species be really interesting?

I think so, what about you guys?

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rewilding the waterways of the [UK]: beavers, Europe’s largest rodent, are a keystone species who transform the landscape around them, creating new habitats https://t.co/PaQ6MNWBMy theecologist.org/2021/feb…
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Protections for Whitebark Pine, a Keystone Species of the American West fws.gov/mountain-prairie/…
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The Conservation of a Threatened Keystone Species (how you can help save the Gopher Tortoise) youtu.be/wysb2vyD6JU
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Red-cockaded Woodpeckers: A Federally Listed Keystone Species youtube.com/watch?v=So4vr…
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The Conservation of a Threatened Keystone Species (how you can help save the Gopher Tortoise) youtu.be/wysb2vyD6JU
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Red-cockaded Woodpeckers: Federally listed keystone species youtube.com/watch?v=So4vr…
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The beaver: a keystone species to restore wetlands and riverine openlands. Image by Jeroen Helmer
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North American beavers are a keystone species, meaning they are able to greatly alter their ecosystem. Beaver ponds support huge amounts of wildlife, help store carbon and nitrogen, remove sediment from water, improve groundwater storage, and help an area cycle from forest to meadow and back v.redd.it/mx5c0a7jkyw41
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Keystone species are organisms that are ecologically crucial for their native ecosystem. Here's some artworks about european keystone species (+1 bonus animal) . Credit to Jeroen Helmer reddit.com/gallery/l657jf
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The Mountain Tapir is the last tapir species found outside of tropical climates. They are recognized as a keystone species, due to their role in seed dispersal.
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Boy, I sure do hope these aren't keystone species or whatever.
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Researchers estimate nearly one-third of oaks are threatened with extinction in first comprehensive global assessment of the keystone species mortonarb.org/news/resear…
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Researchers estimate nearly one-third of oaks are threatened with extinction in first comprehensive global assessment of keystone species mortonarb.org/news/resear…
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[#37|+9578|161] πŸ”₯ One always wonder what a single species can do to an entire ecosystem. Gray wolves re-introduction into YellowStone National park has brought the entire ecosystem back to life. Gray wolves are the keystone species of the region. πŸ”₯ [/r/NatureIsFuckingLit] reddit.com/r/NatureIsFuck…
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TIL Gray wolves were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park in 1995, resulting in regeneration of the entire ecosystem [Trophic cascade]. After the wolves were driven extinct regionally nearly 100 years ago, scientists began to fully understand their role in the food web as a keystone species. nationalgeographic.org/me…
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Keystone XL pipeline permit cancelled by U.S. judge over endangered species concerns globalnews.ca/news/682471…
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A Manduriacu glass frog snacks on a spider in the foothills of the Andes, in northwestern Ecuador, by Jaime Culebras of Spain. Won in the β€œbehavior: amphibians and reptiles” category. Glass frogs are keystone speciesβ€”they play a crucial role in maintaining the balance of their ecosystem.
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Increasing the population of the American bison, a keystone species, could return this land to a balance that none of us living in modern times have ever known. This is an endeavor that will span generations.
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TIL that elephants are a keystone species. They carve pathways through impenetrable under brush shaping entire ecosystems as they create pools in dried river beds and spread seeds as they travel. nationalgeographic.org/en…
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The Mountain Tapir is the last tapir species found outside of tropical climates. They are recognized as a keystone species, due to their role in seed dispersal.
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As a keystone clade, Miconia species support a huge variety of frugivores botany.one/2020/11/as-a-k…
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The Pleistocene was a time of giants. Before their mysterious vanishing, the megafauna were in abundance similar to the African savannah today. A mosaic of steppe & taiga was a complex ecosystem; one supported by its keystone species, the woolly mammoth, whose size opened habitat for other species.
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TIL the gopher tortoise is a species of turtle native to the southeastern United States. The gopher tortoise is seen as a keystone species because it digs deep burrows that provide shelter for at least 360 other animal species, often preserving their lives during conflagrations. nature.org/en-us/about-us…
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The Mountain Horse is the last horse species found outside of tropical climates. They are recognized as a keystone species, due to their role in seed dispersal.
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