Tag Results: CulvertBack
Beaver Exclusion-Turtle Passage & Reptile Exclusionary Fence Concept Designs: Literature Review and Field Testing
The purpose of this research was to assess whether there is an integrated approach to providing both turtle passage and beaver exclusion from drainage culverts on highways managed by the Ministry of Transportation.
This paper describes the social and ecological context for current beaver problems, how WFCDs function, gives installation and maintenance tips, and presents results of two surveys that assessed the effectiveness of WFCDs in alleviating beaver flooding problems in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
The Beaver Patrol (in Juneau, Alaska) developed a culvert protector that allows in-stream movement of larger fish, turtles, and other animals, while preventing beavers from placing larger wood into culverts.
A study of 482 flow devices by Beaver Solutions LLC in Massachusetts demonstrated that flow devices are the Best Management Practices for beaver dam flooding problems. Published by the Assoc. of MA Wetland Scientists, 2005.
Describes alternatives to control undesirable flooding caused by beavers at wetland restoration projects
WBUR article following Mike Callahan and Beaver Solutions installing a flow device in Millis, MA
This 40 minute UMTC webinar teaches road crews the basics about how to prevent road flooding and infrastructure damage from beavers with cost-effective flow devices. Presented by Mike Callahan Beaver Institute. 2020.
An Analysis of the Efficacy and Comparative Costs of Using Flow Devices to Resolve Conflicts with North American Beavers Along Roadways in the Coastal Plain of Virginia 2008
A cost analysis of beaver trapping versus nonlethal flow device use by the Virginia Dept. of Transportation
Beavers on the coast are helping salmon bounce back.