Pocosin Lakes Refuge – Beaver

Published 1:34 pm Tuesday, June 26, 2018

One priority on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is hydrology restoration, trying to keep the thick peat soils moist and the water level within a prescribed level. Beavers, like the one pictured, are natural dam builders who don’t consult humans regarding building locations. Plant removal and dam building can sometimes present a water control challenge on any national wildlife refuge.