How human-made beaver dams could help with habitat restoration

How human-made beaver dams could help with habitat restoration

News Type: State Source: Montana Public Radio
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University of Montana ecologists are researching human-made beaver dams as a potential habitat restoration tool. Early case studies show the dams could dull the impacts of climate change seen in rivers and streams. The U.S. Forest Service is looking to use the simple structures on new sites in the state, but first, officials want to better understand the science behind simulated rodent engineering.