Best Management Practices for Beaver Control-Bellingham
Date: 4/17/2019 7:30 AM - 4/17/2019 2:30 PM
Location: Bellingham Police Station
30 Blackstone St.
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
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- 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.