Why Give a DAMn? – Stream Restoration
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More