Monthly Archives: February 2014
A wild family of beavers filmed in Devon, England
Written on February 27, 2014 at 4:24 pm
A sighting of a lone wild beaver on the River Otter in Devon, England was reported in July last year, and again last month at the same location. Now, a family of three beavers has been filmed on the River Otter (BBC News Devon; Mail Online; The Guardian). Although it is not known where theyContinue Reading
Beavers to the rescue?
Written on February 12, 2014 at 9:02 am
With some of the worst floods ever known happening across southern England, a question that arises is, “Could beavers ameliorate the extent and impact of flooding?“. As reported widely across the media recently (The Mammal Society; BBC News Magazine; The Telegraph; The Guardian; OurKingdom; Think to Sustain) the answer would appear to be yes, and in an economic way. For example,Continue Reading