Swaner EcoCenter: Beaver - Nuisance or Restoration Partner?
Beaver – Nuisance or Restoration Partner? Wednesday, May 29, 6 p.m. Joe Wheaton, assistant professor at Utah State University, will give us the basics on this unique animal. We’ll learn about beaver, their impacts on their environment, and professor Wheaton’s fascinating research on beaver-assisted habitat restoration. Joe Wheaton is an assistant professor at Utah State University and a fluvial geomorphologist with more than a decade of experience in river restoration. Joe runs the Ecogeomorphology & Topographic Analysis Lab in Utah State University's Department of Watershed Science and is a leader in the monitoring and modeling of riverine habitats and watersheds. He is the co-director of the Intermountain Center for River Rehabilitation & Restoration. RSVP requested, but not required. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-649-1767. Cost: $5 for non-members. Free for members.