Beavers clean water, new research

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video from the USA says about itself:

TITLE: Beaver Ponds As Crucial Habitat for a Sensitive Great Basin Amphibian

SPEAKER: Chad Mellison

AUTHORS: Kent Mcadoo and Chad Mellison

SYMPOSIUM: Restoring and Managing the “Emerald Islands” of the Sagebrush Sea: New Science, Sticks and Stones, and the Eager Beaver [held at the Society for Range Management Annual Meeting in Sparks, Nevada on Jan. 30, 2018]

From the University of Exeter in England:

Beavers do ‘dam’ good work cleaning water

May 9, 2018

Beavers could help clean up polluted rivers and stem the loss of valuable soils from farms, new research shows.

The study, undertaken by scientists at the University of Exeter using a captive beaver trial run by the Devon Wildlife Trust, has demonstrated the significant impact the animals have had on reducing the flow of tonnes of soil and nutrients from nearby fields into a local…

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