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How can I learn more about beavers (Nature’s Engineers)?

Living with Wildlife- Beavers in Massachusetts

Citizen’s Guide to Beaver Permitting

Guidance for Conservation Commissions and Boards of Health .

Most Holyoke human-beaver conflicts have been successfully resolved by the installation of water flow devices- also known as “Beaver Deceivers”.  Read more about water flow devices.

Resolving Human-Beaver Conflicts- Water Flow Devices

MassWildlife offers additional resources including information on how Massachusetts law prohibits the dismantling or disturbance of beaver dams and beaver lodges.  Note that wildlife in Massachusetts may not be trapped and relocated.

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