Culverts under siege by persistent beaver damming? Roads being flooded and town residents exasperated?
The University of Massachusetts Transportation Center will hold a free Lunch & Learn Webinar on Beaver Management on February 12th from noon to 1 p.m.
This UMTC lunch & learn webinar with Michael Callahan will cover:
• Beaver Problems
• Management Options
• Success Rates and Costs
• Billerica Municipal Beaver Program Study
• Self-Help Training and Resources
• Professional Beaver Control Options
Michael Callahan is the founder of the Beaver Institute Inc. (https://www.beaverinstitute.org/). He began working with beavers in 1998 after founding the Pioneer Valley Wetland Volunteers with his wife Ruth. In 2000 he started his business Beaver Solutions LLC and has personally resolved over 1,600 beaver-human conflicts. His clients include over 70 municipal highway departments and MassDOT. He has gained an international reputation as a leader in innovative beaver management. He teaches workshops, started the Facebook Beaver Management Forum, and has created instructional materials through which he and the Beaver Institute teach others how to cost-effectively manage beavers.