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Beaver Protocol Pilot Project No.2 - Powel Drain Wooded Area Tree Wrapping

Beavers currently reside within the upstream branch of the Stoney Creek (Powell Drain) west of Adelaide St. N south of Sunningdale Rd. E. Protecting mature seeding trees is critical to the growth of future generations of trees lost through beaver activities.

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Between October 28th and November 2nd, 2015 approximately 30 to 40 (using over 60 meters of fencing material) trees were equipped with protective fencing.

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Mature native trees that serve as key seed producers were marked to be wrapped.


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Protective fence was installed with sufficient room for the tree to grow without harming it.