Transforming Stanley Park’s ecology, one beaver at a time

Beaver @ Peter Woods

In 2008, a beaver returned to Beaver Lake after a 60 year absence. Last week Vancouver Sun’s Larry Pynn joined Patricia Thomson and Robyn Worcester from SPES for a tour of the lake to talk about this diligent rodent.

Read his article here and watch this video to learn all about where the beaver came from, how it helps to keep the lake healthy, and what the Park staff does to control the beaver’s dam-building activities to prevent the area from flooding.