Beavers – a year in Dorset

In celebration of World Wildlife Day we asked Dorset Wildlife Trust for an update on their beaver project we featured last year. 

Amazing trail camera footage has shown them gathering twigs and branches and using their mouths to pull these into place, building up the structures which create deep pools where the beavers feel safe. In just one year, they have created a wetland with leaky dams holding back water creating deep ponds and dynamic channels with diverse water flow. 

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