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 ...
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.
The Amazing Beaver
They also use small branches, twigs, leaves, small sticks, and mud to fill in the areas of their dam. Beavers have thick brown ... and stick stored for food as they do not hibernate during the winter months. Their dams are usually cone-shaped and are ...
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 ...