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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!


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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