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"Beaver" dams aid fish restoration in John Day River drainage

Ecologists and biologists working in a tributary of the John Day River in northeast Oregon are encouraging the building of dams to restore degraded stream habitat – beaver dams, that is...

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Heidi_Perryman 4 years, 6 months ago

Such smart work learning about the important relationship between beavers and fish! Even in urban streams it exists. Here in Martinez we've documented three new species of fish in our little creek and 13 new species of bird. We installed a flow device to manage flooding and our letting the beavers do our restoration work for free. Thanks for the great article and reminder that science has come to understand beaver benefits over and over again.

Heidi Perryman, Ph.D. Worth A Dam


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