Best Management Practices for Beaver Control - Virtual Classroom
Date: 8/17/2021 9:00 AM - 8/17/2021 11:00 AM
The course will cover basic beaver behavior, biology and ecological impacts. An emphasis will be on beaver issues as they relate to municipal road and asset damage, steps to address these issues, and the rules/regs related to dealing with beavers.
This workshop series is geared for DPW/Highway Department personnel. Private sector participants with an interest in the subject matter are welcome.
After registering you will receive a link in your confirmation email to pre-register for the Zoom virtual class.
Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at email@example.com or 413-800-2655 as soon as possible to discuss reasonable accommodations for your access needs.
|Jennifer||The Nature Conservancy CO|
|Benjamin||Town of Andover|
|Jennifer||Town of Franklin|
|Peter||New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT)|
|Joseph||Town of Dedham|
|Luke||Town of Holden|
|Tom||Town of Needham|
|Jeffrey||Town of Dudley|
|Travis||Town of Paxton 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.