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Beavers Used to Be Almost Everywhere in California

June 19, 2014 by Alison Hawkes

Beavers used to live across most of California before they were trapped out of existence. But could they be a solution to drought and climate change?


These beavers know the way to San Jose

June 03, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

In the heart of San Jose, a family of beavers have set up a home. Their arrival marks the first time in 150 years that beavers have been seen in the area.


Worth a Dam

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Worth a Dam works to maintain the population of beavers in the Martinez, CA, area through stewardship, problem-solving, community involvement, and education.

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Martinez Leaves It to the Beavers

October 01, 2010 by John Muir Laws

The town of Martinez has learned to love its beavers, who've become famous and opened a whole community to the idea that downtown is even better with a bit of biodiversity.

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Beavers and More in Martinez

October 05, 2009 by Nicola DeRobertis-Theye

Martinez's downtown beavers first captured the hearts of local residents, who last year derailed plans to remove the animals due to flood worries. Now, the beavers are busy making homes for other critters, including mink, otters, birds. And, perhaps, salmon...

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Beavers in Martinez

July 11, 2008 by Jody Zaitlin

Several beavers have taken up residence in downtown Martinez, and this summer may be the best time to see them, before they become more famous and attract bigger crowds or get forcibly ousted by the local government.

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Martinez Beavers

January 01, 2008 by Aleta George

Standing in the first light of dawn at the corner of Castro and Escobar streets in downtown Martinez, I searched ...

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