While the conservation of charismatic creatures like pandas, elephants and snow leopards are important in their own right, there may be no better ecological bang-for-our-buck than a sound, science-based effort to save widespread keystone systems. And the majestic aspens could be a perfect start for such an endeavor.
Hairy Woodpecker (Leuconotopicus villosus) at the famed Pando aspen clone, Fishlake National Forest,
Utah, USA [Credit:…
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