Lunch & Learn Webinar - Beaver Management with Michael Callahan

Date: 2/12/2020 12:00 PM - 2/12/2020 1:00 PM






Webinar Description 

Culverts under siege by persistent beaver damming? Roads being flooded and town residents exasperated? 

This UMTC lunch & learn webinar will cover:

• Beaver Problems
• Management Options
• Success Rates and Costs
• Billerica Municipal Beaver Program Study
• Self-Help Training and Resources
• Professional Beaver Control Options
• Q&A 

Target Audience
Open to municipal and private sector audiences grappling with this problem or interested in learning about beaver behavior and management options.

Michael Callahan is the founder of the Beaver Institute Inc. ( 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 1,600 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 workshops, started the Facebook Beaver Management Forum, and has created instructional materials through which he and the Beaver Institute teach others how to cost-effectively manage beavers.

There in no cost for this webinar

A link to this Zoom event will be emailed to all participants a couple days prior to the event.  A copy of the access link to Zoom will also be saved in your UMTC website Registration Portal.  

Bring your questions for the live Q&A  and have an action plan in place for the Spring!  



First Name Affiliation
Melanie Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District
Will Carlton County Transportation Department
Will Carlton County Transportation
Cassidy Private Citizen
Jonas Mass Audubon
richard Hebron,ct
Chris Private Citizen
christine nysdot
F Private Citizen
Katie Ohio Division of Wildlife
Nick Mill Creek MetroParks
Rebecca New England Civil Engineering Corporation
Todd VTrans
Peter TEC, Inc.
Alec Montpelier Parks
Samantha RDI
Stacey NYSDOT R6
Brenna Protect Our Wildlife
Jason City of Bristol CT Engineering
Mary Town of Sharon VT
James Town of Beacon falls Ct.
Christina NYS Department of Transportation
Rick T.Y. Lin International (MA)
Brian Friends of Acadia
Zen Town of Wilton Department of Environmental Affairs
Devin Ryerson University
Michael The City of Forest Park, Ohio
Jason Town of New Milford
Mimi Central Mass Regional Planning Commission
Scott NYSDOT Region 1 Operations
Kevin Town of Hebron
William Town of Middlebury
Sean Lancaster Dept of Transportation
Jennifer Private Citizen
Sharon Green Mountain Animal Defenders
Danielle Central Mass Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC)
Donald NYSDOT Region 7 Operations Lewis
Kevin Private Citizen
Rebecca nysdot
kyle Coastal Traffic Inc.
Thomas Ellington Public Works Department
Dave MnDOT
Jeff City of Port Moody
Doug State of Vermont
Dave Ohio Township
Allen Town Of Bethel Vermont
Staci Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Neal Horsley Witten Group
Andrea Bitter Root Water Forum
Jonas Horsley Witten Group
Raymond US EPA
Donald Shelburne Natural Resources and Conservation Committee (VT)
Theresa City of Tigard
Torrey Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Jim Town of Winchester, CT
Anis Advantage Engineering Associates, P.C.
Alden Bureau of land Management
Robert Town of Portland DPW
Jennifer Natural Resources Defense Council
Tammy Southwick Health Department
Laura Ecotone, Inc.
Judy Private Citizen
Elaine Town of Barre, VT
Ryan Town of Essex Public Works Department
Jennifer The Nature Conservancy CO
Geoff Ohio Division of Wildlife
Tom Town of Ware
Jonathan Town of Killingly
Elissa Town of Dedham
Dennis Town of Southwick
Nicole Town of Ware
Rebekah Town of Ware
Edwin Town of Tyngsborough
Karen UMTC UMass Amherst
Mark Town of Lincoln
Joseph Town of Dedham
Adam Town of Douglas
Holly Vermont LTAP/ VT Local Roads
David Hambden Township
James Town of Tyngsborough
Jennifer Town of Mansfield
Kurt Town of Hanover
Kathy Town of Clinton, CT
Jerry Town of Wilmington
Ian Central Mass Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC)
Tanya Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)
Danielle Town of Tyngsborough
Emily Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)
William City of Peabody
Todd Town of Somers (CT) DPW
David City of Northampton
Aldo UMTC UMass Amherst
Sara Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)
Corey Town of Acton
  • Mike Callahan
    President at Beaver Institute, Inc.