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Anti-beaver-trapping billboard draws eyes, as controversy continues

 

Last updated 5/14/2021 at 11:30am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

A billboard put up on U.S. Highway 2 East in Havre by Trap Free Montana calls on people to protect beaver.

As local conflict over the future of beaver population management in Beaver Creek Park continues, a billboard sponsored by Trap Free Montana Public Lands has been set up on U.S. Highway 2 at the east end of town.

The Hill County Park Board's Rules and Regulations Committee has been holding a series of meetings meant to gauge the public's opinion on the long-controversial issue of beaver trapping, which some argue is the only efficient way of controlling beaver populations in Beaver Creek Park.

Others have argued that lethal trapping is inhumane and alternatives exist, though many question...



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