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Beavers Offer Lessons About Managing Water in a Changing Climate, Whether the Challenge Is Drought or Floods

Written by on January 25, 2022 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Beavers Offer Lessons About Managing Water in a Changing Climate, Whether the Challenge Is Drought or Floods

Scientists are finding that beavers’ small-scale natural interventions are valuable. In dry areas, beaver ponds restore moisture to the soil; in wet zones, their dams and ponds can help to slow floodwaters. These ecological services are so useful that land managers are translocating beavers in the U.S. and the United Kingdom to help restore ecosystems and make them more resilient to climate change. #beavers #beaverdam #waterresources

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