Monthly Archives: February 2017

Will beavers be introduced into the Forest of Dean in Gloucestshire, England to alleviate flooding?

Written on February 27, 2017 at 1:18 pm

Recent reports (BBC Radio Gloucestshire, GloucestershireLive) indicate that the Forestry Commission is considering intruducing beavers into Lydbrook in the Forest of Dean to help stop a village from flooding. Further details can be found here.

Latest report on studies being carried out on beavers in Devon, England is now available

Written on February 9, 2017 at 9:00 am

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) have recently released an up-to-date report on the scientific research being carried out on the captive beaver colony in Devon and on the population of wild beavers living on the River Otter in Devon. DWT is the lead partner in the first licensed beaver re-introduction and monitoring project to be carriedContinue Reading