Gray wolves are an icon of America’s wilderness, and Minnesota is home to the only remaining original gray wolf population in the continental U.S.This fits Minnesota’s tourism campaign “Only in Minnesota,” and what a difference our wolves make. Wolves have a uniquely powerful positive impact on wild ecosystems. For a stunning explanation why, watch the four-minute video on YouTube “How Wolves Change Rivers,” which shows how wolves changed Yellowstone.

Source: Letter: Minnesota’s wolves need continued congressional protection | Letters |