Park board looks at draft on beaver control policies
Last updated 7/15/2021 at 4:38am
The Hill County Park Board was presented a draft of their Rules and Regulations Committee's proposed policy on beaver management on Beaver Creek Park Monday, which includes trapping and non-lethal alternatives.
The policy states that beaver provide significant benefits to the ecosystem of the park but that some of their population can be removed for the sake of the park's aesthetics, facilities, infrastructure and public spaces.
The policy has the stated goal of using population control to avoid these problems when necessary but also to protect the beaver population when it is not causing...