Wildlife control operators cutting down on overpopulated beavers

Oklahoma is overpopulated with beavers and they can be destructive, causing thousands of dollars in damages to city and county roads and homes.

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Fox12213 - 1/17/2013 6:19 PM
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There are lots of ways to address beaver activity without killing these animals. As long as there is habitat and a food source you will always have beavers. The killing will never stop. Check out non-lethal options instead, way better use of time/money, plus no animals are killed. http://www.furbearerdefenders.com/campaigns/beaver-trapping

mtzbeavers - 1/8/2013 10:54 AM
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Beavers dams raise the water table, increase fish populations and boost game species. Even their tree-chewing stimulates new growth that becomes ideal nesting habitat for migratory and songbirds. Beaver problems can be easily and cheaply managed without trapping OR relocation. Considering the drought problems that Oklahoma has, it is hard to understand why you take such an archaic approach to your own "WATER-SAVERS". Heidi Perryman Worth A Dam www.martinezbeavers.org

USEagle - 1/8/2013 10:28 AM
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Beaver! Its what's for dinner!

InspectorHound - 1/8/2013 10:16 AM
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canada and great britain are supporting beaver populations upstream to limit downstream flash floods. sometimes, nature knows better than we do.
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