Why Give a DAMn? – Reason 1

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Why Give a DAMn? There are many reasons beavers we need beavers. Reason #1: Stream Restoration

In the absence of beaver dams, erosion degrades streams and watersheds resulting in poorer water quality, quantity, and loss of biodiversity. Streams with beaver dams actually recover from the destructive effects of erosion and healthy watersheds can be restored.

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Protect Culverts from Beavers – Easily

See an easy and inexpensive way to protect road culverts from beaver dam blockages that also allows fish and wildlife passage.

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Our new “Safe Roads Initiative”

The Beaver Institute, Inc. is proud to launch its “Safe Roads Initiative” to help resolve beaver damming issues at road culverts nationwide.

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How To Protect Roads AND Beavers

To a beaver, a culvert pipe through a roadbed looks like a hole in a dam. So beavers damming road culverts is the most common human-beaver flooding conflict we see. Fortunately though, most road culverts can be protected from beaver damming without the need to kill the beavers.

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Help Wanted. Let’s Roll!

In my last blog I wrote about the need to rapidly spread knowledge about the many benefits of beavers and effective beaver management tools. Beaver Institute Inc. was formed to serve as the catalyst for this change on a continental scale.

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What Good Are Beavers?

Most people only become aware of beavers when they are a nuisance, but did you know that biologists classify beavers as a Keystone species?

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