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Faculty member quoted in Sierra

May. 5, 2022
A beaver dam (on the left) on the berm/edge of a pond at The Wilds. Photo credit: Rachel Gabor

SENR faculty member Dr. Rachel Gabor is quoted in the Sierra article, "We Don't Deserve Beavers." 

The article discusses the connection between beavers and water quality, particularly in polluted waters.

Research conducted by Dr. Gabor at a site at The Wilds (shown in the photo) is featured as one of the studies underway examining the role of beavers in remediation of old mine lands.

Read more to learn about research on the role of beavers and their impact.