Rock Creek Beaver Den

Sponsored by:

The Nature Conservancy

Project Champion:

Sunny Healey
shealey@tnc.org

What are the appropriate grade levels:

K through 12

Is there a limit to the number of participants:

None

Is there an opportunity for community service:

No

Is there a deadline for this project:

Spring 2015

Is this a new or existing project:

New project

Summary

Build a beaver den(s) to be placed in Rock Creek and/or tributaries of Rock Creek to encourage beaver to live and work in the creek.

Description

Beaver dams increase water storage and create habitat for many other animals and plants including deer, elk, moose, weasels, raccoons, herons, frogs, ducks, geese, woodpeckers and important insects. Students would help build and install beaver dens.

The project outcome will be a student made beaver den that will provide housing for beavers in Rock Creek.

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