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August 28, 2009 in News, Outdoors
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Transplanting beavers

Rick Desautel, a wildlife officer for the Colville Tribes, is trapping beavers and moving them to creeks which have been damaged by flooding or cattle grazing in the hope that the beavers will rehabilitate the waterways by building dams and creating natural pools for the benefit of fish, waterfowl and other wildlife.

Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review