Beavers are a common nuisance around ponds, creeks, swamp lands, and lakes. Here at NWR we try to provide the best information for beaver control and wildlife removals.
BEAVER REMOVAL & CONTROL
Live Trap and relocation of beavers using no kill beaver traps. Live traps are like clam shells that trap the beaver for relocation. There are water cage traps that can be used near shore or the beaver dam entrance.
Kill Trap is a common method to control beaver populations. When a water source is over run by beavers then kill traps are often used to control future populations.
There is no effective beaver repellents an the market. Trapping is the only effective way to beaver removal.
Beavers are the largest rodent in North America and second in the world. Easily identified by its large flat tail. They use the tail for paddling large tree branches from shore to build their complex dams and homes. When felt threatened the beaver will slap its tail on the water to warn other beavers near of danger.
Beavers are generally nocturnal and live in family units up to ten. Beavers mate for life. Born in litters of up to four and around the month of May. After two years young beavers will venture out and establish their own family.
Wildlife removal can be difficult for homeowners to remove beavers. Knowing where to set the traps can be tricky. Beavers come up on shore to chew down trees for their dams.