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Monday
Aug192013

Beavers, fish and cows: Restless co-existence 

The complex and sometimes controversial role that beavers play in the lives of fish in Oregon's John Day River System.

State and federal biologists usually tout beaver dams as good for fish passage under the right conditions. Ranchers, on the other hand, sometimes worry the impoundments will shrink steelhead runs, leaving cattle to catch accusations of environmental damage.

LINK (via:Oregon Live)

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