Salmonid Restoration Federation


Beaver In California: Creating a Culture of Stewardship (booklet):

Beaver observations at iNaturalist:

Bouwes, N., N. Weber, C.E. Jordan, W.C. Saunders, I.A. Tattam, C. Volk, J.M. Wheaton, and M.M. Pollock, 2016. Ecosystem Experiment Reveals Benefits of Natural and Simulated Beaver Dams to a Threatened Population of Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Scientific Reports 6:28581. doi: 10.1038/srep28581.

Lanman, C.W., K. Lundquist, H. Perryman, J.E. Asarian, B. Dolman, R.B. Lanman, and M.M. Pollock. 2013. The Historical Range of Beaver (Castor canadensis) in Coastal California: An Updated Review of the Evidence. California Fish and Game 99:193–221.

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center WATER Institute Bring Back the Beaver Campaign:

Pollock, M.M., G.M. Lewallen, K. Woodruff, C.E. Jordan and J.M. Castro (Editors) 2018. The Beaver Restoration Guidebook: Working with Beaver to Restore Streams, Wetlands, and Floodplains. Version 2.01. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon. 189 pp. Online at:

Riverbend Sciences’ Beaver Mapper:

US Forest Service (2019) "Managing for Large Wood and Beaver Dams in Stream Corridors":

Wathen, G., J.E. Allgeier, N. Bouwes, M. Pollock, D.E. Schindler, and C.E. Jordan, 2018. Beaver Activity Increases Habitat Complexity and Spatial Partitioning by Steelhead Trout. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2018-0171.
*Abstract only. No freely accessible online full-text version.

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