Species Profile: North American Beaver

Perhaps the only rodent anyone really appreciates, the North American beaver (Castor Canadensis) is the second-largest rodent in the world. Abundant across North America, beavers are known for their natural trait of building dams on rivers and streams to provide still-water for protection against predators. Unfortunately, due to historical unchecked trapping and current conflicts with … Continue reading

The Lost Fen: Urban Community Rallies Over Remnant Duck Pond

It has long been an interest of mine as a wetland steward to participate in the project of an urban wetland. While the city isn’t the most important space for wildlife habitat, it does provide many great learning opportunities for a very broad audience. On March 15th, I had the opportunity to sit in on … Continue reading

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