Oregon Field Guide

Urban Beavers

Clip: Season 27 Episode 2704 | 8m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

A building boom by beavers has backed up water in streams all around Portland. A decade ago, many of the beavers would have been trapped and killed. Now, local governments are more likely to let the beavers stay in the name of natural flood protection and restoring habitat.

Aired: 10/21/15

Rating: TV-G

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