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Give beavers permanent residence - we'd be dam stupid not to

Citation
Willby N & Law A (2016) Give beavers permanent residence - we'd be dam stupid not to. The Conversation. 24.02.2016. https://theconversation.com/give-beavers-permanent-residence-wed-be-dam-stupid-not-to-55256

Abstract
First paragraph: Beavers have recently made a tentative return to Britain. Scotland has led the way, with an official trial population in Knapdale, a remote area of lochs and forest in the west of the country; and another in Tayside to the east, suspected to come from private-collection escapees and unlicensed releases. Further south, a small feral population in Devon in south-west England is currently being tolerated by officialdom and admired locally, while there are also plans for a trial in mid-Wales.

Keywords
Agriculture; Conservation; Farming; Lynx; Flooding; Beaver; Bison

StatusPublished
Author(s)Willby, Nigel; Law, Alan
FundersScottish Natural Heritage and Natural Environment Research Council
Publication date24/02/2016
Publication date online24/02/2016
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/29728
Related URLshttps://theconversation.com/…pid-not-to-55256
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