Beaver Conservation & education
Want to observe some of our local urban beavers? Take a look at this map and find the nearest beaver location to you. Take a tour of these amazing critters living right in our backyards!
We specialize in providing technical advice to property owners who are experiencing beaver conflicts. We focus on non-lethal management options to alleviate flooding and property damage without harming beavers.
In this amazing book, Ben Goldfarb chronicles the importance of beavers, the history of beaver management and all of the people that are champions of the beaver cause. We highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to know more about prehistoric beaver ancestors, the state of beaver science or the impacts that beaver have throughout the world.
You can purchase the book here through Chelsea Green Publishing or at your local book seller.
An introduction to the important relationship between beavers and salmon from the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission.
More information and videos from PSMFC can be found on their website.
In 1948, Idaho Fish and Game decided to parachute beavers into remote forested locations to kickstart beaver populations and the environmental benefits associated with beavers.
The full story is here:
FOR FLOODING REDUCTION
Learn about how beaver devices can reduce flooding caused by beaver dams on your site and how Beavers Northwest can help.
How can I stop beavers from damaging my trees, flooding my property, or plugging my culvert without killing them?
We provide educational talks to schools and other groups as well as workshops for conservation districts and governmental organizations. We also offer opportunities for students and recent grads to launch their careers.
To advocate for the many benefits beavers provide through research, outreach, and landowner assistance.