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 ...
Marine Life Series: River Otters of a Mill Pond
Historically, otters depended on the services of beavers ... go completely unnoticed for most of the year. Their dens are underground on the river bank. During the summer the dens have two entrances, one above the water line and one below. During the ...
Time to check for damage and search for trappers to deal with fur bearers
It is harder to help these individuals with this type of problem during ... their lodge or bank den. This material was cut this past fall or early winter and is located there so the beavers don’t have to travel far for food in cold weather. Muskrats do ...
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 ...
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.