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beaver-dam-analogueWebinar: Cheap and Cheerful Stream and Riparian Restoration | Beaver Dam Analogues As Low-Cost Tool

…used in beaver-assisted restoration to mimic natural beaver dams, promote beaver to work in particular areas, and accelerate recovery of incised channels. This webinar will provide a brief overview of…

Nature’s Engineers: How Beavers Boost Streamflows and Restore Habitat

…He used to spend summers fishing for trout and swimming in the ponds created by beaver dams. But Wilde hadn’t seen beavers or their dams since 1995, when he moved…

Beaver dams help store spring snowmelt, releasing it slowly through the summer to keep streams flowing and meadows wet when wildlife and livestock need water most.Webinar: Partnering with Beaver to Benefit Sage Grouse and Working Lands – Restoring Emerald Islands in the Sagebrush Sea

…other beaver-assisted techniques are being employed as a low-cost restoration tool to boost habitat resilience for wildlife and working lands. Register here >> Additional Resources: Beaver Dam Analogues at work…

Local Partners Mimic Beavers To Restore Streams In Wyoming

Mandi Hirsch (SGI, left) and Betsy Morgan (WGFD, right) discuss the construction of a beaver dam analogue. Photo: Wyoming Game and Fish SGI field conservationist volunteers to help Wyoming Game…

Webinar: Living with Beavers | Tools for Coexistence

…desirable trees. This webinar will provide an introduction to techniques used to mitigate these problems and provide for peaceful coexistence with beaver. Mike Callahan, Owner of Beaver Solutions, LLC will…

Beavers, Water, and Fire—A New Formula for Success

…of scorched rangeland were active beaver ponds that kept the flames at bay. “Beavers and beaver dam analogs make a lot of sense for mitigating impacts during a fire,” says…

cheap and cheerful restorationSGI Workshop Explores ‘Cheap and Cheerful’ Riparian Restoration to Benefit Wildlife and Ranchers

…mesic habitat is called a “beaver dam analogue” (BDA). BDA’s are hand-built structures that mimic natural beaver dam activity, reconnecting stream channels to floodplains and restoring degraded habitats. Beaver dams…

What Is Low-Tech Stream Restoration?

…when you are able to leverage volunteers and Mother Nature. Low-tech structures stretch restoration dollars much further. A beaver swims above a recently installed beaver dam analog structure in Idaho….

New Manual for Low-Tech Riparian Restoration

…do they provide the structurally diverse habitat that fish and wildlife need to thrive.” Building a beaver dam analogue in Wyoming. Re-introducing wood or beavers to streams adds the structural…

Low tech riparian restoration hits the ground in Idaho

Beaver dam analogue in Idaho with SGI SWAT staff in background. Photo: Greg M. Peters Mesic, or wet, habitats provide critical “green groceries” for wildlife and livestock living in the…