Beavers - amaqing engineers, even if they don't have degrees, who can help to mitigate water quality and temperature effects of climate change. And even without taking a utilitarian approach, beavers are just plain cool. One thing on my bucket list is to have a beaver colony on the creek at the bottom of the field behind my house.
A surge in efforts to find ways to co-exist with beavers continues to be opposed by ag lobby and other landowners Habitat helper: For all the good they do, beavers often get the short end of the stick. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
FYI, here's the letter we submitted to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife regarding their proposal to uplist Western Gray Squirrel to endangered status. We absolutely support this, WGS may not be high profile or glamorous, but we love them.
This rare, local hearing held by FERC is an important opportunity to testify. We will be at the evening session, ready to speak. Join us and Riverkeeper then or in the morning. This project should not go forward.