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Working with Beaver in Pataha Creek to Restore Salmon and Steelhead Habitat: Assessment, Design, and Construction Report
The goal of this project is to test whether a restoration method developed and tested in Bridge Creek, Oregon will be suitable for restoring streams like Pataha Creek in southeast Washington.
This fourth webinar in the ASWM-BLM Beaver Restoration Webinar Series focused on common barriers to beaver restoration and beaver dam analog (BDA) work and when/how these barriers can be overcome.
A review by the University of Southampton of how the reintroduction of beaver will affect fish in Scotalnd
Ecology, management, and conservation implications of North American beaver (Castor canadensis) in dryland streams 2014
A review that suggests that beaver activity can create substantial benefits and costs for conservation
Opinion piece explaining why President Biden should create an Ecosystem Restoration Corps in 2021 to create jobs and improve this country’s environment.
The Utah Beaver Restoration Assessment Tool (BRAT) serves as a decision support and planning tool intended to help resource managers, restoration practitioners, wildlife biologists and researchers assess the potential for beaver as a stream conservation and restoration agent over large regions.
A comprehensive compilation of information related to beavers and their management with an emphasis on stream restoration.
Tested how assisting beaver to create stable colonies and aggrade incised reaches of Bridge Creek could create measurable improvements in riparian and stream habitat conditions and abundance of native steelhead.
The U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management blog reports that in arid, high country Oregon, a series of manmade beaver dams (Beaver Dam Analogs) have created a watery oasis.
A literature review and summary of the beaver’s impact as an ecosystem engineer. It focuses primarily on the European beaver (castor fiber), but includes valuable information about the profound ecological benefits of the North American beaver (castor Canadensis) too.
A comprehensive study evaluating how restoring beaver dams could significantly protect the city of Milwaukee from future flood vents and the significant cost savings of this nature-based management approach versus traditional flood prevention engineering.
This review summarizes how beaver impact ecosystem structure and geomorphology, hydrology and water resources, water quality, freshwater ecology, and humans and society.
If beavers are to have a place in the current landscape configurations of modern America, we must make space for them.
Potential mitigation of and adaptation to climate-driven changes in California’s highlands through increased beaver populations
This study reviews three literatures in an effort to evaluate the potential for beaver to adapt to and to mitigate anticipated changes in California’s higher elevation land- and waterscapes.
Beavers Buffering Blazes: The Potential Role of Castor canadensis in Mitigating Wildfire Impacts on Stream Ecosystems
The potential role of beavers in mitigating wildfire impacts on stream ecosystems
The Importance of Beaver Ponds to Coho Salmon Production in the Stillaguamish River Basin, Washington, USA
NOAA study of beaver habitat effects on Coho salmon reproduction and growth in Washington state.
This paper examines the relationship of ecological restoration to community development. The author presents several opinions on the role of beaver in ecological restoration, the historical relationship of human and beaver, and the beaver’s role within a “multispecies commons”.