Beaver Information

“Beaver Fever” Expected to Become More Prevalent as Populations of the Rodent Continue to Increase

Beaver Removal South Carolina & North Carolina

Once considered to be a threatened species due to a previous fur demand in North America, beaver populations have been growing tremendously since the early 1900s due to wildlife management efforts. While highly beneficial for assisting in the creation of highly fertile landscapes throughout the country, ensuring the entrapment of water on land, aiding in… Read More…

Beavers and Their Hydrology Impact

Beavers can be a nuisance. Due to their dam-building, they can cause hydrology issues such as flooding and difficulty in traveling. However, Beaver man, Derek Gow, and Mark Elliott of the Devon Wildlife Trust, believe beavers could play a role in managing flood risk. According to an article on Rewinding Britain: “In the Belgian Ardennes where beavers were… Read More…

Humane Beaver Problem Solution Sought by Activists

Beavers have been considered a nuisance in Toms River as their dam building has caused overflowing of Lake Placid and flooding in surrounding areas. The solution to hire a state-licensed trapper to take care of the beaver population has met protests as they would rather see humane methods employed. “Killing animals because we find them inconvenient should… Read More…

Interesting Facts About Beavers

Known to be the largest living rodents in the world, beavers are well-adapted to semi-aquatic life. They have thick fur, webbed feet and flattened, scale-covered tails as well as powerful jaws and strong teeth for building homes and dams. Below are some fascinating facts about these hardworking animals. There are only two species of beaver… Read More…

Problems and Solutions When Dealing with Beavers

The beaver population is finally making a come-back. They were nearly driven to extinction because of hunters largely reducing their numbers to earn some extra money through the fur trade. However, the beaver population is now approximately between 6 to 12 million strong in the United States and still growing. This exponential growth in the… Read More…

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