I have been thinking a lot about water lately, which immediately makes me think about beavers. They are fascinating, beautiful, complex and intelligent mammals, whose ability to positively transform the landscape and create new habitat is unsurpassed. To learn a little bit more about the important keystone species, our amazing friend the clever beaver, listen to Sir David Attenborough share some beaver facts in these excellent documentary videos from the BBC:



beaver lodge

A beaver lodge in October near Olympia, Washington.

beaver colonyThe camouflaged lodge nearly disappears into the surrounding wetland landscape.