The Beaver State podcast Episode 19: Beavers, Part II

July 31, 2020

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing in Oregon through conversations with Oregonians, ODFW staff and luminaries throughout the conservation world. Each half-hour to forty-five minute podcast will explore complex fish and wildlife topics broadly and in detail, and future episodes will feature weekly information from the Recreation Report.

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Episode 19: The Beaver State Podcast: Beavers, Part II

Part II of our conversation about beavers with OSU wildlife researcher Vanessa Petro. Because beavers can be both a keystone species as well as ecosystem engineers, they’re among the more complicated species from a management perspective. Knowing more about them and their behaviors helps wildlife managers make decisions with more predictable outcomes. In this episode, Vanessa Petro continues to break through some of the many misconceptions about these fascinating critters.

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