Why BI?

Our planet is in crisis and beavers can help.  So the Beaver Institute seeks to promote beaver wetland restoration and by combining western science with indigenous wisdom to help create a livable future for us all.

Our Mission

The Beaver Institute™

Photo credit H. Perryman, Worth A Dam, CA

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.

Our Vision

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.


Photo by D. Slipp

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.

Please consider donating safely online now with PayPal, or send a check payable to:

Beaver Institute, Inc.
14 Mountain Road
Southampton, MA 01073


Thanks to our volunteers we can really stretch your dollars a long way for maximum impact!  Please consider joining our volunteer team and feel the satisfaction of making a difference. 🙂

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