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#216238 - 05/10/10 10:30 AM Re: Dammed creek flow-through pipe query. [Re: Todd3138]
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Originally Posted By: Todd3138

Well, Pottsy, looks and sounds like your nutrition program for the beavers is working nicely! Hope they continue responding well to the treatments! grin


Too well perhaps! I need one left to fix their dam!! hahaha
(One treatment per day for a week...)



Edited by Pottsy (05/10/10 10:31 AM)
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#216278 - 05/10/10 05:09 PM Re: Dammed creek flow-through pipe query. [Re: Pottsy]
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I tore out a dam on my creek. When I came back a couple of days later, it had been replaced.
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#216407 - 05/11/10 11:43 AM Re: Dammed creek flow-through pipe query. [Re: Pottsy]
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Originally Posted By: Pottsy
Originally Posted By: Todd3138

Well, Pottsy, looks and sounds like your nutrition program for the beavers is working nicely! Hope they continue responding well to the treatments! grin


Too well perhaps! I need one left to fix their dam!! hahaha
(One treatment per day for a week...)


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#216675 - 05/12/10 08:12 PM Re: Dammed creek flow-through pipe query. [Re: Pottsy]
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Originally Posted By: Pottsy
Originally Posted By: 7mag
Hmm, maybe our beavers are too busy dodging gators to be that industrious. Sounds like you have a large population if they're maintaining those large dams and plugging your inlet pipes.


Oh yes, surrounded by wetlands hosting a ton of beavers... 6 Down... many more to go I guess.

This quote from the article Dave mentiosn (Huge beaver dam in Alberta) is a little daunting:
"They're invading their old territories in a remarkable way in Canada," he said. "I found huge dams throughout Canada, and beaver colonies with up to 100 of them in a square kilometer."


OMG! I haven't got any ideas on that size of a beaver problem. Six would probably be about the average size for our beaver colonies down here. If you harass them enough they usually pack up and leave pretty quick too.
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#218543 - 05/24/10 01:16 PM Re: Dammed creek flow-through pipe query. [Re: Pottsy]
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You have a huge problem I see.

Check this out: Pond Dam Piping Piping.com, Macon Georgia.

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