Beaver Research

Alan Law, Nigel Wilby et al

Researchers at the University of Stirling have conducted numerous studies at Bamff in relation to the impact of beavers, the most prolific body of work so far being from Alan Law, Nigel Wilby and their various collaborators. 

Three detailed studies have been conducted so far:

Medium vs. short-term effects of herbivory by Eurasian beaver on aquatic vegetation

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Habitat engineering by beaver benefits aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem processes in agricultural streams

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Using ecosystem engineers as tools in habitat restoration and rewilding: beaver and wetlands

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Olly van Biervliet

The effects of the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) on hydrology and nutrient dynamics in UK headwater streams (UCL, University of Stirling, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
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Melanie Sanders

The impact of Eurasian beaver communities on emergent insects and their avian predators (UCL)
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