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Beavers to return to Cheshire after almost 500 yearsBBC Local News: Manchester -- Beavers are to be released in Cheshire almost 500 years after the species went extinct in England.
Call for fresh approach as Scotland’s beaver killing season beginsMonday 17 August, 2020The future of Scotland’s fragile population of wild beavers is at risk as this year’s beaver killing season begins, says the Scottish Rewilding Alliance, a coalition of 24..
Protect beavers in law and let them populate England's rivers, experts tell ministers'These ecosystem engineers could help us tackle issues like water security, floods, pollution and loss of wildlife'
Beavers should be designated native species, charity says, ahead of killing season
England's first wild beavers in 400 years won't be evictedThe Government will allow the beavers to remain on the River Otter in Devon, where they have been living for some years
Wild beavers given right to remain on Devon riverThe beavers introduced along the River Otter five years ago as part of a major trial are being allowed to stay
Also reported by •Exeter Express and Echo •Torquay Herald Express •North Devon Journal
Alliance calls on Scottish Government to help beavers surviveFriday 24 July, 2020A coalition of 24 environmental charities, countryside access organisations, businesses and community groups is asking the public to sign a petition to show the Scottish Government..
New network to spearhead rapid rewilding across BritainWednesday 22 July, 2020A new project spearheading rapid and massively upscaled rewilding will be launched by Rewilding Britain later this year, to tackle the nature and climate emergencies, and help..
Beavers chucked out of Scotland after rehome site stopped accepting new animalsThe dam-building mammals are usually given safe sanctuary in Argyll.
Your chance to name two adorable baby beavers born in EssexThe Spains Hall Estate announced the news online
Also reported by •Brentwood Gazette
Essex beavers project: Flood-defence duo produce offspring at Spains Hall EstateBBC Local News: Essex -- The two dam-builder parents were the first beavers to live in the wild in Essex for 400 years.
Also reported by •BBC News
Ministers urged to relocate beavers and end the cullingWednesday 17 June, 2020The Scottish Parliament will have the opportunity to ensure a better future for Scotland’s beavers today, says a coalition of leading environmental charities. The Scottish..
Legal killing of 1-in-5 Scottish beavers spotlights need for fresh approach across BritainTuesday 2 June, 2020The killing of 87 beavers in Scotland – one fifth of the country’s population – proves there is an urgent need for humans to live more sympathetically alongside beavers across..
Charity's 'concern' at number of beavers culled in ScotlandA total of 87 beavers were shot under licence in Scotland as part of efforts to prevent damage to agriculture.
Also reported by •BBC Local News
Scout leader Sarah has been supporting her cubs and beavers through lockdownThe charity worker has been finding innovative ways to keep young people entertained
Also reported by •Staffordshire Newsletter •The Sentinel Stoke
Our Heroes: Blake has Beavered his way through lockdown to win an awardThe six-year-old is overcoming health problems helped by his Beavers group
Also reported by •The Sentinel Stoke •Leek Post and Times
Farm pioneers mixture of ‘rewilding’ and sustainable agricultureA farm business is introducing beavers and “rewilding” some of its land alongside growing crops in a scheme which it hopes other landowners could follow.
First National Trust released beavers 'doing well'BBC Local News: Somerset -- The animals were released on the Holnicote Estate in Somerset in January to develop a wetland.
Spinal damage victim inspired to take on NHS fundraising challengeAn accident left Lisa Beavers unable to walk without help, but she still wants to do her part for the NHS
Poland's biggest nature reserve fights largest fire in yearsWildfires have been ravaging the marshes of the Biebrza National Park in northeastern Poland, home to moose, beavers and unique wetland birds, since Sunday, as the country faces the severest drought in..
Plans to bring beavers back to DerbyshireThere are hopes to reintroduce them within the next year
Beavers could be brought in to help stop flooding in Derbyshire villageThey are natural 'eco-engineers' and their dam building could stop floods
Beavers: Friends or foes of Wales' countryside?They could be reintroduced to Wales after 400 years, but opinions are divided.
Devon's beavers are reducing risk of flooding - but their origin on the River Otter is still a mysteryDam good news! River Otter protected and cleaned by its beavers
Also reported by •Torquay Herald Express •North Devon Journal •Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette
Wild beavers reduce flood risk and boost wildlife, study findsFindings are culmination of five-year study of first licensed release of beavers into wild in England in more than 400 years
The beavers are back in Sussex again - but why?IT WOULD seem unthinkable for anybody to want to kill a cute beaver.
Beavers back in Sussex for the first time in 400 yearsAFTER an absence of 400 years, the beaver is coming back to Sussex.
Beavers released on Exmoor by National Trust to 'reduce flooding'BBC Local News: Devon -- The beavers, which were released by the National Trust, will help to improve the local habitat.
Essex beaver flood defences 'stood up well' in winter rainBBC Local News: Essex -- The two dam-builders are the first beavers to live in the wild in Essex for 400 years.
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Beavers in Gloucestershire's Forest of Dean 'settling in well'BBC Local News: Gloucestershire -- The new beavers replaced a pair introduced in 2018 that had to be removed because of tapeworm fears.