Conservation and Trapping Science

Beaver management meeting draws many supporters of trapping
Apr 23, 2021 08:35 ET
The Hill County Park Board’s Rules and Regulations Committee held a meeting Wednesday with strong viewpoints expressed on both sides regarding the future of the board’s methods of beaver population control in Beaver Creek Park.

The meeting was the second in a series that will be held by the committee 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 argue that lethal trapping is inhumane and alternatives exist, though many question their efficacy or cost efficiency.

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