San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
On April 19 at 1 p.m., join Cary Institute ecologist Dr. Clive Jones for an exploration of the American beaver, one of nature's most proficient engineers. Learn how beaver activity alters streamside environments, shaping the lives of other plants and animals, and why beaver do this.
Attendees will visit beaver-modified sites on the Cary Institute property and discover how the animals create new and often enduring habitat. Jones will also discuss how beaver behavior is influenced by humans.
The program will begin at the main campus parking lot, 2801 Sharon Turnpike (Rte. 44) in Millbrook, New York. For more information, call (845) 677-7600 x 121. Boots, long plants, and long sleeves are recommended.
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Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
A not-for-profit environmental research and education organization. Focal areas include air and water pollution, climate change, invasive species, and the ecological dimensions of infectious disease.
Parts of the 2,000 acre research campus have been reserved for public education and enjoyment including hiking trails and internal roadways.