Are Oregonians asking too much of the Columbia River Gorge?
I've long given up keeping it on my head, though it was handed to me during a stern safety briefing ... collecting all the crud in the air just as it does everything in the water. In summer it gets Portland's offal; in winter it gets what comes from ...
The Kindness of Beavers
Everyone in the neighborhood knew where the beaver pond was, and occasionally would stop to take a look at it, or remove the trees the beavers dropped across the road instead of into their pond ... to return home during the day to do things - make sure ...
Beavers remain a pest
Not only do beavers create wetland ecosystems where other wildlife live, but the trees they kill allow woodpeckers, herons and ospreys to perch and build nests. Last summer, beaver dams helped during ... into the mud to save as food for the winter.
It's prime time for nuisance beavers in CNY
Welcome to the world of dealing with nuisance beavers ... them to drag mud, sticks, rocks and logs back to their dams and lodge areas. The high water also insulates and protects their lodges with their underwater entrances. “During the winter they ...
Return of the Once-Rare Beaver? Not in My Yard.
As Ms. Hajduk said during the Concord meeting, chicken-wire fencing can keep beavers ... for their dams and lodges. (They also eat the bark, particularly in the winter.) Typically, she said, they work at night, building a stick-and-mud lodge in the pond ...