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Beaver-related Stream Restoration Projects in Western Rangelands


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Pilliod, D.S., 2018, Beaver-related stream restoration projects in western rangelands: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


We systematically surveyed federal and state wildlife biologists, hydrological specialists, non-profit organizations, and working groups focused on beaver or wetland restoration in the western U.S. We focused primarily on contacting land managers from states containing some portion of the Great Basin, although many of the projects described in surveys fell outside of this watershed. Some land managers suggested colleagues who might be interested in participating in our study and these individuals were added to our list of contacts. We also performed a literature search using Google Scholar. We included only articles that were focused on primary research performed in the arid or semi-arid western US. We compiled all of the collected [...]


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The goals of the original study were to (1) compile and synthesize existing information on the location, landscape and site context, and ecological responses of (a) beaver translocations and (b) artificial beaver dams in the Great Basin.

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DOI doi:10.5066/P90GAYBK

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