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Beavers see a boom in believers

Landowners don’t always welcome beavers on their properties. These ecosystem engineers may change the landscape in ways that landowners didn’t have in mind. But a growing group of backers of beavers (Castor canadensis) see the

TWS Wildlife News

A base for beaver research

One of the largest military installations in the world, Fort Bragg Army Base covers 251 square miles and is home to 57,000 military personnel. It also hosts a healthy—and increasing—American beaver (Castor canadensis) population. The

Dana Kobilinsky

Wolves alter Minnesota wetlands

Wolves in Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park are changing the wetlands ecosystem there, researchers found, due to their appetite for beavers. “Wolves eat a lot of beavers, especially in Voyageurs, where there are a ton of