Beaver Institute™

Photo credit C. Reynolds, Worth A Dam, CA

The Beaver Institute will post educational podcasts and webinars by us and others on this website. Topics will include the history, biology and behavior of beavers, beaver ecosystem services, and innovative beaver management practices. They are free and open to all.

Beaver Informational Podcasts

Beaver History, Benefits and Management – Dan Rodricks, Baltimore Sun, Feb. 2018

Beaver Management Webinars

Virtual Field Trip:  Non-Lethal Beaver Conflict Resolution – Presented by the Clark Fork Coalition in Montana with Mike Callahan, Beaver Institute President, National Wildlife Federation, and the Defenders of Wildlife.

Univ. of Massachusetts Transportation Center Beaver Management Webinar – Presented by Mike Callahan, Beaver Institute President, Feb. 12, 2020. This 40 minute webinar teaches the basics about how to prevent beaver dam flooding problems with effective flow devices, with an emphasis on protecting roads and infrastructure.

Beaver Management Webinar – Presented by Mike Callahan, Beaver Solutions LLC; with USDA NRCS Webinar Series, 2017. Focus is on effective nonlethal methods to manage beaver conflicts.

Beaver Dam Analog Webinar – Presented by Dr. Nick Bouwes, Utah State University; with the National Wildlife Federation and the USFWS National Conservation Training Center, 2017. Focus is on Beaver Dam Analog use to promote incised steam and beaver restoration.


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