Beaver Institute, Inc.
A national nonprofit whose mission is to be a catalyst for advancing beaver management and watershed restoration by providing technical and financial assistance to public and private landowners experiencing beaver conflicts, supporting scientific research, training mitigation professionals, and increasing public appreciation of the beaver’s critical role in creating wetland ecosystems.

Beavers, Wetlands and Wildlife
An excellent nonprofit supporting beavers.
146 Van Dyke Road
Dolgeville, NY 13329
Phone: (518) 568-2077 Fax: (518) 568-6046

Wildlife 2000
PO Box 6428
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: (303) 935-4995 Fax: (303) 935-3525
Dedicated to promoting coexistence with beavers since 1985. Newsletter available.

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Lists MA beaver laws and regulations, with information for local Conservation Commissions and Boards of Health.
MA Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

More Website Links

Wikipedia: Flow Devices
Flow Devices

Beaver Solutions LLC
Southampton, MA

Beavers, Wetlands and Wildlife
Dolgeville, NY

Worth A Dam
Martinez, CA

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
MA Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Living with Wildlife Program
Boston, MA

The Humane Society of the United States
Washington, DC

“The Clemson Pond Leveler”, (1991).
Clemson University
Clemson, SC (PDF)

Unexpected Wildlife Refuge, Inc.
Newfield, NJ

The Lands Council website

Animal Protection New Mexico

Snohomish County Beaver Management

Building a beaver deceiver -Â Kings County

Beaver Dam Info

CA Beaver Working Group

Grand Canyon Trust

Wildlife 2000
Denver, CO
Phone: (303) 935-4995

Flow Device Studies by Beaver Solutions

Beaver Books

“The Beaver Manifesto”, by Dr. Glynnis Hood, 2011
Dr. Hood has spent many years scientifically studying beavers and their ability to protect the landscape from climate change and drought. A very interesting and educational read.

“The Beaver, Natural History of a Wetlands Engineer”, by Dietland Muller-Schwarze and Lixing Sun, 2003.
An extremely well researched and documented book regarding beavers and their importance.

“Beavers by the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska”, by Robert Armstrong and Mary Willson, 2009.
Beautiful photography taken by the author, and an excellent book for novices to learn all about beavers and their beneficial effects.

“The American Beaver: A Classic of Natural History and Ecology”, by Lewis Morgan.
Originally written over 125 years ago this book has a surprising wealth of detailed information about beavers, their lodges and dams. Also fascinating is the chapter on Animal Psychology.

“Lily Pond: Four Years with a Family of Beavers”, by Hope Ryden.
A fascinating book of beaver observations from an author who truly appreciates beavers. 1989.

“Where Waters Run Beavers”, by Paul Strong.
Abundant color photography nicely complements the text describing the natural history and behavior of beavers. 1997.

“Beaversprite: My Years Building an Animal Sanctuary”, by Dorothy Richards.
A classic book about beavers which gives many insights into beaver behavior, and how passionate individuals can make a difference. 1983.

“Paddy: A Naturalist’s Story of an Orphaned Beaver”, by R. D. Lawrence
An interesting and enjoyable story about raising an orphaned beaver by a man with a wealth of outdoor knowledge and experience. 1977.

“Beavers For Kids”, by Patricia Corrigan.
As the title describes, a delightful book to teach children about beavers.

“My Beaver Colony” by Lars Wilsson.
The story of a professor cared for reintroduced beavers in Sweden to learn how to better protect them, and to discern what behaviors are learned versus innate. 1968.

Wetland Books

“In Search of Swampland – A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide” by Ralph Tiner
A good reader about hydrology and various types of wetlands, as well as a field guide to identifying wetland plants and animals. 1998.

“Discovering The Unknown Landscape – A History of America’s Wetlands” by Ann Vileisis.
An excellent historical text of our nation’s wetlands and how we got to where we are today.1997.

“Wetlands: The Web of Life” by Paul Rezendes and Paulette Roy.
Spectacular wetland photography and descriptive text combine to instill in the reader a sense of the ecological and spiritual importance of wetlands. 1996.

“Wildstream: A Natural History of the Free Flowing River” by Thomas Waters.
This 556 page book by offers easy to read, in-depth explanations of stream ecology. 2000.