BEAVERSBeaver castor canadensis Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage 1994 (Castor candensis)

James E. Miller Program Leader, Fish and Wildlife USDA — Extension Service Natural Resources and Rural Development Unit Washington, DC 20250

Greg K. Yarrow Extension Wildlife Specialist
Department of Aquaculture, Fisheries, and Wildlife Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0362

Additional Beaver Control Information


This chapter is a revision of the chapter on badgers by Norman C. Johnson in the 1983 edition of  Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage.  F. Robert Henderson and Steve Minta provided information included in this chapter.

Figures 1 and 2 from Schwartz and Schwartz (1981).

Figure 3 from Wade (1973).

For Additional Information

Hawthorne, D. W. 1980. Wildlife damage and control techniques. Pages 411-439  in   S. D. Schemnitz, ed. Wildlife management techniques manual. The Wildl. Soc., Washington, DC.

Lindzey, F. C. 1982. Badger. Pages 653-663  in  J. A. Chapman and G. A. Feldhamer, eds. Wild mammals of North America: biology, management, and economics. The Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, Maryland. Long, C. A. 1973.  Taxidea taxus  . Mammal. Spec. 26:1-4.

Messick, J. P. 1987. North American badger. Pages 584-597  in  M. Novak, J. A. Baker, M. E. Obbard, and B. Malloch, eds. Wild furbearer management and conservation in North America. Ontario Ministry of Nat. Resour.

Minta, S. C., and R. E. Marsh. 1988. Badgers (  Taxidea taxus  ) as occasional pests in agriculture. Proc. Vertebr. Pest. Conf. 13:199-208.

Sargeant, A. B., and D. W. Warner. 1972. Movements and denning habits of a badger, J. Mammal. 53:207-210.

Schwartz, C. W., and E. R. Schwartz. 1981. The wild mammals of Missouri, rev. ed. Univ. Missouri Press, Columbia. 356 pp.

Wade, D. A. 1973. Control of damage by coyotes and some other carnivores. Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub. WR P-11, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins. 29 pp.

Wade, D. A., and J. E. Bowns. 1982. Procedures for evaluating predation on livestock and wildlife. Bull. B-1429, Texas A & M Univ. System, College Sta., and the US Fish Wildl. Serv. 42 pp.


Scott E. Hygnstrom; Robert M. Timm; Gary E. Larson

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United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal Damage Control

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