1/7 Tonight Dad spoke with a different farmer at a different beaver site. The farmer’s having problems with his drainage due to the dams. He’s installed his own deceivers, but
Beavers do not destroy trees, they coppice them. This action allows new species to grow through, increasing biodiversity. Trees are easily protected by wrapping wire around them#MoveDontKill #Beavers Dams reduce
1/4 My Dad & I have been visiting a local beaver pond to Dad for last 3 yrs in Angus. Whilst we adore them, they are problematic for both farmer
This tweet from @Rebirding1 has been bugging me. I think this is due to two things:1. The casual dismissal of the concerns of someone working on a rare moth species.2.
1. Should beavers move to The Lodge & help run the RSPB? Perhaps not – but they can help our NGOs restore complex habitats, beloved by a range of vanishing
Demands for ever more aggressive dredging of river channels and for higher and higher concrete flood walls show just how poor our understanding is in Britain of how rivers actually
1. In the past few days, we’ve seen a lot of disappointing statements about the natural world. Anger leads to resentment & passivity – but positive visions fuel us all.
Rocky Mountain Mike
I want to put another image of Oklahoma out there in the midst of this. Here are some of my Oklahoma pictures. Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge, OK Lake Altus,
Personal news: after 10 years and a million words or two, I'm stepping down as an editor @PlacesJournal. Truly a dream job, working alongside the wonderful, perceptive Nancy Levinson, Deborah
How Native are you?I'm so Native. Sweet grass braids itself after I walk through it. Let's make a thread. I'm so Native. The beavers build a dam so I can
crisis in the household as a close family member over the age of 40 reveals she believes that beavers *eat* wood "well if they're not eating it why are they
I was today years old when I learned what beavers eat. They eat plants. Any stem smaller than about 2cm. Alder, willow. That sort of thing. Aspen is a fav.
1) Skydiving Beavers.In 1948, Idaho had a beaver problem. Mainly, there were beavers in the cities (if cities exist in Idaho) and there weren't beavers in the wild places that
I have to speak my mind. As lockdown begins to ease so the assault on wildfire & nature by wreckless & stupid people begins again. The HS2 abomination, Beavers shot,
Herewith this week's pic! In the next 40 minutes tweet me your guesses as to where instream structures occur in the image below and what they are. We'll then chat
Imagine UK river catchments designated as the means of implementing a linked lowland #rewilding initiative? Landowners within regeneration belts would be incentivised/legislated to manage for #biodiversity & #ecosystems function. The