Entries by Sophie Pavelle

Of Casters and Castors

Mike Blackmore says, “Yes, we know how damaging artificial impoundments are on river ecology. However, to compare concrete weirs to woody dams is to compare chalk to cheese.”

Why We Should Be More Beaver

Maddie Stannard says, “Leaving the planet in a better state than we found it, both socially and environmentally, should be a goal universally shared, and by taking a leaf out of the beaver’s book, we can begin to emulate the same principles.”

Beaver Watch

Jenny Mann says, “I can remember the excitement building each night and my failed attempts to contain the oh’s and ah’s of my visitors as they caught site of their first wild beaver.”

Wild Swimming with Beavers

Calum Hudson says, “The thought of wild swimming with beavers conjures up a magical and untouchable experience. It forces my mind to reach back into a primordial and bygone past where countless wild animals freely roamed the UK countryside.”