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An indigenous tribe in Washington is strategically placing beavers around to help salmon

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

An indigenous tribe in Washington is setting up beaver dams to help rebuild the salmon habitat.
Beaver dams create lazy side channels that baby salmon need to conserve energy and evade predators.
Even in good conditions, getting beavers to stay where you put them poses challenges.
All photos are by Morgan Heim .
It's before dawn on a late August morning, the Washington sky blanched with smoke drifting from distant wildfires, and Molly Alves and David Bailey have caught a beaver.
The two biologists haul the ornery package of fat and fur, still penned into the trap that closed around him...
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