Beavers. Where to start?
Yes, beavers are the animal that made Canada important thanks to the fur trade. The beaver remains a national symbol.
The critter was hailed in a popular beer ad /nationalistic rant from 2000 as a ”truly...
Sep 23, 2004 — When beavers flood an area, the trees die off. After they leave, why don't the trees come back? As Dr. Curt Stager explains, the flooding kills off a fungus crucial to the growth of spruce. The trees can't return until voles or other vectors reinfect the soil. This and more on trees and fungus with host Martha Foley. Go to full article
May 11, 2001 — With the decline of trapping, the north country's beaver population has rebounded dramatically. The animals are an important part of the region's wildlife--but they're also a nuisance for government agencies and many private landowners. The Adirondack Park Agency is establishing new guidelines for people dealing with beavers and the flooding caused by their dams. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article