Beavers in Connecticut (PDF)
This booklet is intended to provide property owners, land managers and municipalities with information on the natural history, population dynamics and beneficial aspects of beavers, as well as options for resolving beaver-human conflicts.
Their mission is to “be a catalyst for advancing beaver management and watershed restoration by providing technical and financial assistance to public and private landowners experiencing beaver conflicts, supporting scientific research, training mitigation professionals, and increasing public appreciation of the beaver’s critical role in creating climate resilient wetland ecosystems.”
Connecticut DEEP Beaver Fact Sheet
The beaver has played an important role in the ecological and cultural heritage of North America. For thousands of years beavers have created and enhanced wetlands across their range, benefiting a variety of wildlife species.
Beaver behavior and biology