In Canada, they celebrate National Beaver Day on the last Friday in February but here in the US, it’s celebrated on April 7th.
Here’s a wonderful YouTube video done by the BBC that has great footage of dam building and other activity. :
If there are human/beaver conflicts going on near you – the beavers don’t need to be evicted.
There are all sorts of solutions to protect trees and even address any unwanted flooding from dam activities. Check out our Beaver Solutions page for a video.
Here are some fun beaver facts that you can use to amaze your friends:
– Beavers are the second largest rodent in the world
– Beavers mate for life
– Dams made by Beavers prevent flooding disasters and create valuable wetland habitats
– Beavers live in suburban settings wherever there is flowing water like creeks, streams, rivers