Celebrating World Wetlands Day Today!
Why Wetlands Matter, and How They Can Be Restored Naturally. (Spoiler Alert: It’s Beavers!)
World Wetlands Day, which takes place today, February 2, aims to raise global awareness of the vital role wetlands have for people and our planet, with a call to action to save the world’s wetlands from disappearing and restore those we have degraded.
Fortunately, the best wetland restoration specialist in the world is available to help. The beaver!
By partnering with beavers, we can restore our valuable wetlands.Read More
As 2021 draws to a close, it is a time for reflection and gratitude here at the Beaver Institute. We accomplished a lot in 2021 and have even loftier goals for 2022! We appreciate your support. Together we will create a society that values, embraces and cherishes coexistence with beavers and our entire natural world.
Only 4 days remaining on our Annual Matching Fundraiser!Read More
A New Idea for Beaver Coexistence – Beaver BioBanks!
Humans store and safeguard financial assets in banks, and Nature stores many of its valuable assets – water, plants, fish, wildlife and insects in beaver-created wetlands.
Since beaver-created wetlands save our precious, biological resources, we think they should be called “Beaver BioBanks”.
Beaver BioBanks are safe havens for life on our increasingly climate-stressed planet. They slow down climate-induced damage by “banking” biological riches, while we try to fix the climate mess we created.Read More
Highlighting B.I. Supporters – A Guest Blog from Animal Welfare Institute
“AWI’s support for the Beaver Institute’s work reflects the two organizations’ shared objective to humanely resolve beaver-human conflicts by educating the public and those working in the field about the ecological value of beavers and the various tools available to effectively resolve conflicts.”Read More
Colorado BeaverCorps Members join forces in Gunnison National Forest
Colorado BeaverCorps members Paul Planer (RangeWorks), Alli Del Gizzi (Arable Earth), and Mark Beardsley (EcoMetrics) came together to work towards the restoration of a Stage-0 beaver wetland complex on Trail Creek in the Gunnison National Forest.Read More