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Planning for Resilient Forests

Planning healthy forests The U.S. Forest Service manages 193 million acres of public land in the United States, including forested watersheds that provide over 60 percent of the water that …

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Beavers and Salmon: An Unexpected Alliance

According to a recent analysis done by the Nez Perce Tribe, Chinook salmon and steelhead populations are nearing extinction and need all the help they can get.  Why are these …

Native leopard frogs and other wildlife are drawn to new pools in restored prairie streams.

Re-watering the Prairie

Traversing dirt roads in Montana’s undulating prairie landscape on a hot summer day is an exercise in avoiding deep ruts, while watching the horizon for oncoming thunderstorms that might strand …

Beavers, Trout, and a Changing Climate

Driving through the lush forests of America’s Pacific Northwest, you might spot this bumper sticker: “Beaver taught salmon how to jump.” Beavers may seem magical, especially when their engineering feats …

How Beavers Boost Stream Flows

Thirteen years ago, Idaho rancher Jay Wilde sat in his kitchen sipping coffee before dawn. As the caffeine kicked in, he was once again pondering why the stream running through …

Good PR for Beavers

Beavers have a rich and interesting history in America. Trapped to near extinction in the 1800s, beavers are returning to their old haunts, and with them come benefits that more …

Swimming with Salmon, Splashing with Beavers

Preparing for our beaver pond vigil, Professor Phil Brick expressed some doubt that a group of nearly two dozen lively and excited college students would be able to sit silently …

More Beavers Equals More Birds

We know that beavers are busy critters. They build habitat for fish and wildlife when they create natural structures in streams and rivers that slow down and spread out water. …

Brooklyn Students Build Beaver Dams

In December 2017, Diane Corrigan – a wildlife enthusiast and early childhood science teacher at PS 179 in Brooklyn – came upon an article about how a family of beavers …

Meet A Few of Our Climate Guardians

The climate change story is often one of doom and gloom. There are countless examples of how our rapidly changing climate is impacting wildlife and habitat across the U.S., and …

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