Exciting Beaver Institute News!

Lots of great news from the Beaver Institute!

The Beaver Institute partnered with the Univ. of Massachusetts Transportation Center and taught six training workshops for Municipal Highway Department staff across Massachusetts this summer.

Our Beaver Corps Professional Training Program is currently training 8 students across North America to be professional flow device installers. They are making great progress with their course work.

And, an East Coast Beaver Conference is soon to be a reality! Co-hosted by the Beaver Institute and Ecotone Inc. A Save-The-Date official notice will be released soon. However, readers of the blog can have a sneak preview now!

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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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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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Why was the Beaver Institute started?

Over the last 20 years as scientists have learned more about the many valuable environmental benefits of beavers, interest in them has risen dramatically across North America and overseas.

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