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A good read about hydrology and various types of wetlands, as well as a field guide to identifying wetland plants and animals. 1998.
“Eager” is a wonderfully written and entertaining book that blends of in-depth knowledge of beavers and their environmental importance, with many stories about “Beaver Believers” who are committed to promoting beaver coexistence. 2018
The natural history of beavers, their exploitation for fashion, profit and politics, and their eventual comeback. Well written book by a passionate beaver advocate. 2016
A classic book about beavers that gives many insights into beaver behavior, and how passionate individuals can make a difference. this book has has endeared beavers to innumerable people. 1983.
Beavers: Wetlands and Wildlife newsletter. Winter 2020.
Rare landmark study (1868) offers a unique historical perspective on fascinating rodent: anatomy and characteristics, habitat, dams, ledges and burrows, food, trapping methods, animal psychology, much more. 1868 – Classic book.
This 556 page book by offers easy to read, in-depth explanations of stream ecology. 2000
An excellent historical text of our nation’s wetlands and how we got to where we are today. 1997.
The history how commercial beaver trapping led to exploration, exploitation and the settlement of North America. 2010
Beautiful photography taken by the author, and an excellent book for novices to learn all about beavers and their beneficial effects. 2009
An extremely well-researched and documented book regarding beavers and the importance of their wetlands on the landscape. 2003
“Saving the Dammed” is a well-researched book that analyzes the effect that beavers and the absence of beavers have on stream ecosystems. The author follows the month by month changes in a single beaver meadow over an entire year in Colorado. 2019
This book for young readers, filled with beautiful photographs by Michael Runtz, explores the great variety of living things inhabiting, and dependent on beaver ponds. 2019