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Mobility of Settlements and Elements of the Biological Signaling Field of Beavers (Castor fiber) in the Basin of the Tadenka River (Prioksko-Terrasny Nature Reserve)

A study that suggests a high density of the biological signaling field is a sign of possible depletion of food resources, and can explain how beavers can have such a large range.

Effect of Agriculture and Presence of American Beaver Castor canadensis on Winter Biodiversity of Mammals

This study compared various measures of biodiversity levels of mammals in the winter months between wetlands on agricultural land and wetlands, as well as wetlands with active and inactive beaver colonies.

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Habitat engineering by beaver benefits aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem processes in agricultural streams

Dam building by beaver in degraded environments can improve physical and biological diversity
when viewed at a scale encompassing both modified and unmodified habitats.

The Impacts of Beavers Castor spp. on Biodiversity and the Ecological Basis for their Reintroduction to Scotland, UK

A review that investigates the mechanisms by which beavers act as ecosystem engineers, and then discusses the possible impacts of beavers on the biodiversity of Scotland.

Influence of Beaver Dam Density on Riparian Areas and Riparian Birds in Shrubsteppe of Wyoming

Study that examines relationships between dam density, riparian area characteristics, and the riparian bird community in a semiarid landscape.

Reintroduction of Beavers Castor Fiber may Improve Habitat Quality for Vespertilionid Bats Foraging in Small River Valleys

Study conducted on small streams in forest areas of northern Poland to determine whether beaver ponds may improve habitat quality for bats

Aerial Multispectral Videography for Vegetation Mapping and Assessment of Beaver Distribution within Selected Riparian Areas of the Lake Tahoe Basin

Multispectral videography was used in this thesis to classify 10 streams in the Tahoe Basin and to determine how beaver dams affected their nearby vegetation.

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Beaver Restoration for Climate Resiliency

The final webinar in the ASWM-BLM Beaver Restoration Webinar Series showcases research which indicates that beavers are able to create and maintain wetlands resistant to both seasonal and multiyear droughts and that this landscape wetting and drought buffering goes on to reduce or prevent burning in wildfire. Perhaps instead of relying solely on human engineering and management to create and maintain fire?resistant landscape patches, we could benefit from beaver’s ecosystem engineering to achieve the same goals at a lower cost.

Invertebrates in Beaver-Created Wetlands and Ponds

A study into invertebrates in beaver wetlands in the different regions of North America

The Beaver Restoration Guidebook Version 1.0, 2015

A comprehensive compilation of information related to beavers and their management with an emphasis on stream restoration.

Beaver: Nature’s ecosystem engineers

This review summarizes how beaver impact ecosystem structure and geomorphology, hydrology and water resources, water quality, freshwater ecology, and humans and society.

Evaluation of the Ecological Impacts of Beaver Reintroduction on Aquatic Systems

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Study on how beaver engineering and foraging has the potential to create unique and highly heterogeneous wetland and stream habitats