The Ministry of Forests has rejected calls to end the commercial trapping of beavers after a devastating wildlife season.
Ecological benefits of beavers are well-documented in research, but are undermined by the commercial trapping licensing regime of the government of BC.
The province needs to implement urgent measures to stop the commercial and recreational trapping of beavers and recognize their ecological benefits.
Beavers are known to be ecosystem engineers. Can they also help during times of drought and wildlfires?
A beaver assessment accepted by city council recommends a coexistence-centred approach to beaver management.
The Fur-Bearers is excited to award our Beaver Institute Scholarship for 2023!
The Fur-Bearers has opened applications for the Beaver Institute Scholarship. Submit your application today!
BC Hydro announced it will trap and kill beavers upstream from the Site C dam. There is nothing humane about this despite what the company says.
Naturalist and author discusses her career path, writing books for adults and for youth, and how others can follow their passion for nature.
The Fur-Bearers offers a scholarship for individuals to learn tools that help communities coexist with beavers.
OurBeaver Coexistence booklet is now available in French!
Similar incident inspired long-time director George Clements to get involved with The Fur-Bearers.
Booklet includes overview of beaver coexistence strategies and extensive references.
A year after finding a beaver in a trap, residents celebrate in-field solutions and protections for the keystone species in Belleville, Ontario.
Canada’s animal of choice is hard working, family-oriented, and creates ecosystems! But did you know about these cool facts?
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