Articles about Beavers

Prevent infestation with Beavers

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As muskrats, beavers are a nuisance due to the damage they can create around them. By using their teeth to chop down trees, they can also change the topography by diverting water and damming streams when building their lodges. Beavers need a year round water source, so they will be found by streams, lakes, ponds, wetlands, and low-lying water areas like lowlands or swamps.

Information about Beavers

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The beaver is a large semi-aquatic rodent, which is primarily nocturnal, pertaining to the genus Castor. This genus includes two main species, the North American beaver (Castor canadensis) and Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber). They are best known for building dams, canals and lodges, as they are the second largest rodent in the world after the capybara.

How to get rid of Beavers

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Beavers are smart and hard-working rodents, as they are capable to transform almost any freshwater environment into a suitable habitat. Because of their adaptability and persistence, they are very difficult pests to control. Beavers can become extremely destructive in some environments, making beaver management necessary.

The beaver is a large semi-aquatic rodent, which is primarily nocturnal, pertaining to the genus Castor. This genus includes two main species, the North American beaver (Castor canadensis) and Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber). They are best known for building dams, canals and lodges, they live in colonies and work to construct dams to gather deep still water which protects them from predators. They are considered pests as they can sometimes provoke flooding and they can gravely damage the topography around them by diverting water courses through their constructions.