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Beaver populations provide many ecological benefits, but beaver activity may conflict with human interests in some locations. A lot of information about beavers exists online. The purpose of this website is to provide information pertinent to beavers in King County. We present information on:

  • beaver biology and life history
  • history of beavers in the region
  • beaver problems and solutions
  • laws and policies related to beaver management

This website is currently being restructured and fully updated. Please continue to check back!

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In the News

Dec. 20, 2017
External article, Seattle Times 
Beavers Emerge as Agents of Arctic Destruction

Jan. 8, 2018
External blog, Washington Dept. of Ecology ECOconnect
Human-built 'beaver dams' restore streams

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