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1 Yellowstone National Park By: Jen, Chase, Robbie Period: 8 Mr. Weis ultimedia/visitingyellowstone.ht m

2 Geological Origins Volcanic Plateau Mountain Ranges Forestry Hotspot Calderas Eruptions Thermal Features

3 Geological Origins

4 Ecological History Coniferous Temperate Forest / Taiga High Biodiversity Contains a lot of different types of animals More than 1,000 different types of vascular plants Little rain but a lot of snow Usually between degrees fahrenheit

5 Ecological History

6 Endemic, Threatened, Endangered Species Endemic Species: Sand Verbena Yellowstone Bison Westslope Cutthroat Trout Threatened Species: Grizzly Bear Canada Lynx

7 Human History Effects on human history: More parks created Obsidian/food source/clothing Fur Trade/Beavers Geysers: ceremonial, medicinal, practical Gold Hunting Protection Agencies: US National Park Service, 1894 Protection Act, Park Policy on Species, Reintroduction of Species Reasons for Protection: Beauty of the region: Yellowstone Grand Canyon, geysers Protect Endangered and Threatened Species Cultural History: 26 Indian Tribes Historical Relevance Diverse Geology

8 Human History

9 Threats and Cures Threats: Invasive Species, Aquatic Nuisance Species, Whirling Disease, Boundary Conflicts, Introduced Species Cures: Cleaning/Washing, Fencing for Boundaries, Keep fish in native waters.

10 Bibliography "Yellowstone National Park Climate." Yellowstone National Park Climate. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Feb "Yellowstone National Park." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, n.d. Web. 17 Feb Thermal Biology Institute. "An Overview of Yellowstone Geological History." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, n.d. Web. 17 Feb City-Data.com. "Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming." (WY) Profile: Population, Maps, Real Estate, Averages, Homes, Statistics, Relocation, Travel, Jobs, Hospitals, Schools, Crime, Moving, Houses, News. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb "Management of National Parks and Public Lands." Management of National Parks and Public Lands. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb Nature-RelatedFish and FishingNatural Highlights Geology Wildland Fire in Yellowstone. National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 18 Feb Web. 18 Feb "Yellowstone National Park." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 18 Feb "Yellowstone National Park." Yellowstone National Park. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb

11 Bibliography "Harmful Aquatic Hitchhikers: Others: Whirling Disease." Harmful Aquatic Hitchhikers: Others: Whirling Disease. Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers, n.d. Web. 18 Feb "Management of National Parks and Public Lands." Management of National Parks and Public Lands. CSA, Web. 18 Feb WARNING! ANS (Aquatic Nuisance Species) HOTZONES Include Popular Fishing Locations on the following Streams:. "Attention Anglers: Invasive Threats - Clean Your Gear." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 16 Feb Web. 18 Feb "Whirling Disease - Exotic Threats to Yellowstone Fisheries." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 15 Feb Web. 18 Feb "Yellowstone National Park." PBS. PBS, Web. 18 Feb "Yellowstone." National Wildlife Federation. National Wildlife Federation, n.d. Web. 18 Feb


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