Scientists Are Relocating Nuisance Beavers to Help Salmon

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  • Biologist Molly Alves has a plan to take a beaver out its urban environment of western Washington and move him eastward to Mt. Bakr-Snoqualmie National Forest.
  • She hopes the beaver will be able to create dams to turn the wild landscapes into a maze of wetlands which will in turn benefit mosquitoes to brown bears to the endangered salmon.
  • Beaver relocations adds favorable salmon habitat (by providing favorable swimming and breeding condition for the fish) for a fraction of the cost, time and effort which would be used for traditional restoration projects. […]

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