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Wolf Ridge

Nature Notes: Beavers have clear role in health of other wildlife


It’s great to hear the adventures of a long-time supporter of Wolf Ridge, Jim Gilbert!

“Many times at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland, Minn., and not far from Lake Superior, I have enjoyed, with student groups, observing beavers in their partly wooded stream valley natural habitat.

We watched them swim with tree branches in their mouths, using their flat tails as rudders and webbed feet to move swiftly. We also listened to their tails slap the water as an alarm. We recorded their nighttime activities, too, with trail cameras……”  read more

Star-Tribune, June 27, 2019