News tagged with beavers

Beavers keep riparian systems healthy

In some circles, beavers have long been considered pests that damage trees, clog up culverts, and build dams that inhibit or alter the natural flow of waterways. But, to two University of Wyoming researchers, ...

dateFeb 24, 2014 in Ecology
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Found: One beaver

A mystery beaver sighted in Devon could be the first case of the wild animal in England for 800 years.

dateJan 27, 2014 in Ecology
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Shifting Baselines Confound River Restoration

Steep reductions in the abundance of fish, shellfish, and other aquatic fauna in recent centuries are not restricted to animals that live in the sea: historical records show that species in rivers and lakes worldwide also ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Ecology
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