Beaver Misconceptions – Beaver Lodges

Beaver Misconceptions – Beaver Lodges

The Chickakoo nature area is a wonderful place for wetland ecology studies. Great place for trail running too! The last time I was out for a run, I noticed that the beaver residents had added significantly to their lodge.

That reminded me of a presentation I was in recently, where the presenter said “like beavers living in their dams“… now perhaps they just misspoke, but it wasn’t the first time I heard this error. Beavers don’t live in dams, they live in lodges.

So I put together a short video to address the misconception, plus a couple of others. I hope you enjoy it!

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