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Just Released!

The Beaver Restoration Guidebook: Working with Beaver to Restore Streams, Wetlands, and Floodplains

In 2013, the NPLCC partnered with U.S. Fish & Wildlife, NOAA, Portland State University, and the U.S. Forest Service to develop a comprehensive guide on using beaver for stream restoration. Throughout the past year, five sold out workshops were held to share information from this developing guidebook with over 200 land managers currently working with, or interested in, using beaver in restoration projects. Workshop participants provided input and feedback into the guidebook, and we are pleased to announce its finalization and official release.
The goal of this guidebook is to provide an accessible, useful resource for anyone involved in using beaver to restore streams, floodplains, wetlands, and riparian areas. It provides a practical synthesis of the best available science, an overview of management techniques, and case studies from throughout the western US.

Who will use this information?
This information will be used by landowners, biologists, engineers, scientists, foresters, farmers, ranchers, the regulatory and funding communities, and others interested in how beaver activity can be effectively used to restore riparian habitat and improve water quality.

What decisions will it inform?
This information will inform decisions on fish and wildlife habitat restoration and management, range land improvement, wetland management, mitigation, transportation system planning and maintenance, and water management.
Click here to view and download the guidebook
More Information:
Missed the sold out workshops earlier in the year? A new workshop has been scheduled in alignment with the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting in Portland, OR on 8/21.
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Learn more about the project and workshops, including workshop presentations and useful links to beaver work around the Pacific Northwest.
From the NPLCC |
From the Oregon Office of Fish & Wildlife
If you are unable to make it to the upcoming workshop but are still interested in seeing the presentations, You can now view each of the recorded talks from the Portland workshops on YouTube.
Watch here.
To learn more about the NPLCC, our partners and the projects we fund, please visit our website here.
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