Engaging Students in Conservation: Beaver RestorationFacing the Future
Scientists recognize that beavers are a vital and essential species whose wetland alterations can increase the biodiversity of plants and animals. They also provide significant ecological benefits to water conservation in human communities and are proving to be valuable partner in restoration.
- Explore instances in which the beavers’ restoration to former habitations may be among the most promising conservation opportunities of the 21st century
- Learn the facts about the watershed you live in or near and discover what impact the beaver might have on its biodiversity
- Consider how beavers are uniquely adapted to their ecosystem
Subjects: Science, Social Studies
Type: Lesson Plan
Format: Digital Download