We Found the Salmon Trees


If you’ve ever walked in a forest that has salmon habitat flowing through, then you have probably met a Salmon Tree*.
By detecting salmon-derived nitrogen in tree core samples, we can see that salmon carcasses (often brought in land by bears and other predators) feed trees in riparian zones. To find out more, check out this paper!

* “Salmon Tree” is the name used by Metro Vancouver Park Interpreters when teaching about this study.


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