Smokey the beaver

A recent paper published in Ecological Applications by Emily Fairfax and Andrew Whittle provides evidence that wetlands and diverse riparian corridors created by beavers can resist fire and protect wildlife. Ben Goldfard has reported on this work in an article for National Geographic. This is another example of the benefits of the activities of beavers and is particular relevant with respect to the wildfires ravaging USA at the moment.

Posted on September 23, 2020 at 11:27 am

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