Nov 20 2021"Beaver are the ecosystem engineer for this landscape. We can play at it, but they’re the professionals. So we need to defer to the professionals.”
Jul 03 2021When we protect natural places and conserve the wildlife that makes them function, we protect the very life support systems we depend on. When we make the space for beavers to thrive, these wetland engineers support biodiversity, defend the landscape from fire and drought, and even promote carbon sequestration. With all that we’re learning about the diverse benefits of beavers, it’s clear we need to start working with—rather than against—these stewards of healthy waterways.