News tagged with beavers

Beavers restore dead wood in boreal forests

New research shows that beavers create significant amounts of dead wood into the lowland shore forests of boreal wetlands. Particularly snags and deciduous dead wood are formed through the beavers' actions.

dateNov 23, 2015 in Ecology
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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, the crafty critters ...

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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