Best Management Practices for Beaver Control-Lowell
Date: 6/12/2019 7:30 AM - 6/12/2019 2:30 PM
Location: Lowell Regional Wastewater Utility
451 First St. Blvd. (Route 110)
Culverts under siege by persistent beaver damming? Roads being flooded and town residents exasperated? This workshop will cover beaver behavior, best management practices, and Massachusetts regulations and permitting process. Learn about pond-leveler pipes and culvert protection strategies. Includes afternoon site visits for hands-on location-specific analysis. Dress for the elements!
This workshop series is geared for DPW/Highway Department personnel. Private sector participants with an interest in the subject matter are welcome.
See the Course Flyer for more information
|Bob||City of Lowell|
|Lyndsay||Wright Pierce Environmental Engineering|
|Brent||Town of Stow Highway Department|
|Michael||Town of Tyngsborough|
|Keith||Tewksbury State Hospital|
|Lisa||Town of Salisbury|
|Edwin||Town of Tyngsborough|
|Chris||City of Woburn|
|Carl||Town of Bedford DPW|
|Alicia||Northern Middlesex Council of Governments|
|James||Town of Tyngsborough|
|Dylan||City of Worcester Water & Sewer Operations|
|Chad||City of Worcester Water & Sewer Operations|
|Chris||Town of Stow|
|William||Tewksbury State Hospital|
|David||Town of Tyngsborough|
|Adrienne||Town of Bedford DPW|
|Mike||Town of Bedford DPW|
- Mike Callahan
President at Beaver Institute, Inc.
Michael Callahan is the founder of the Beaver Institute Inc. He received a B.A. from St. Michael’s College and worked for 20 years as a Physician Assistant providing medical care to under-served populations. 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 1,500 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 beaver workshops, started the online Beaver Management Forum on Facebook, and created instructional materials though which he and the Beaver Institute teach others how to cost-effectively manage beavers.