There is a general lack of awareness of the valuable ecological services and climate resilience that beaver-created wetlands provide, and the existence of cost-effective methods to resolve conflicts with beavers. So the Beaver Institute exists to educate the public, and to make the tools of coexistence more readily available. Helping our society coexist with beavers allows us to merge western science and technological tools, with the indigenous wisdom of living in balance and harmony with nature.
To be a catalyst for advancing beaver management and watershed restoration by providing technical and financial assistance to public and private landowners experiencing beaver conflicts, supporting scientific research, training mitigation professionals, and increasing public appreciation of the beaver’s critical role in creating climate resilient wetland ecosystems.
To resolve all beaver-human conflicts in a science-based manner in order to maximize the many benefits that beavers contribute to the environment.
Let's Work Together
The Beaver Institute, Inc. continually seeks new individual, regional and national program partners, and individual volunteers to advance our Mission and Vision. Please contact us if you would like to explore possibility of working together to benefit beavers, wetlands, biodiversity, and us all.
We are extremely grateful to all our volunteers and donors who make it possible for us to do the important work of promoting progressive beaver management, research, and education.
The Beaver institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Thank you for considering contributing to support our Mission and Vision. Thanks to our many volunteers we can get a lot accomplished with the donations we receive.
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Beaver Institute, Inc.
14 Mountain Road
Southampton, MA 01073
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