Beaver Institute Spring Update

I am happy to report that there are a lot of exciting things happening with the Beaver Institute. I am especially proud of the progress we are making to train beaver professionals across North America. Our vision of hosting an international beaver conference on alternate years to complement the SURCP State of the Beaver Conference in Oregon is moving forward. LAst week our first Highway Department beaver management workshop in Massachusetts was a huge success. Also, the BI is connecting with and helping more people every month across North America. Please click below to learn more.

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Beaver Conference and Beaver Institute Update

A short 4 weeks from now, the 2019 SURCP State of the Beaver Conference will be held in Canyonville, OR. Having traveled from Massachusetts to attend all but the first one, I can personally attest to the high quality of the presentations and the incredible energy that is created when so many beaver devotees are gathered in one place.

If you haven’t already made your arrangements, please consider doing so now. Here is the link: www.

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Beaver Corps Training Program and Fundraiser Update

Nearly 2 weeks ago the Beaver Institute launched a new Beaver Corps training program with a corresponding fundraiser. I have some good news and some bad news. Interest in our new Professional Beaver Corps training program has far exceeded our expectations. We are thrilled at the number of people interested in learning successful techniques to non-lethally resolve beaver conflicts. The bad news is that our all-volunteer organization is now in greater need of financial support to train all these students. Please consider helping us financially, no matter how modest. Thank you.
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Beaver Institute Celebrates First Year

The Beaver Institute Celebrates its First Year and Launches Training Program !!!

In recognition of both our one year anniversary and the launching of our exciting new Beaver Corps training program, we are announcing a Matching Fund Drive for student scholarships.
Large or small, double your donation and imagine the satisfaction of helping a worthy student and how many beavers and ecosystems they will preserve!

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Why Give a DAMn? – Water Quality

Categories: Education | Research

Clean Water is Precious, Essential for Life – Viewed from space, Earth is a water planet. Yet 97.5% of our planet’s water is undrinkable saline. Only 2.5% of all water is freshwater, and the majority of that is locked up, frozen in glaciers and polar ice. Surface freshwater makes up only 0.03% of all our planet’s water. We need to protect this essential resource. Beavers can help! How cool is that? Please read more.

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Why Give a DAMn? – Spiritual Growth

Categories: Blog

Our recent blogs have cited multiple reasons to “Give a DAMn” about coexisting with beavers including biodiversitywater storagestream restorationsalmon recovery, and because cost-effective solutions exist when beaver activity poses problems for people. All these reasons are intellectually and/or emotionally compelling, and anyone of them is reason enough to jump on the beaver bandwagon. However, there is another strong reason to promote beaver co-existence, fostering our spiritual growth. Intrigued? Please read more.

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