Conservation and Trapping News

Experts released trapped beavers to improve the food chain and save Utah homes from wildfires
Feb 6, 2023 10:43 ET

LOGAN, Utah (ABC4) — Cache County got its name because trappers used to use the area as a safe place to hide their pelts and hides.

Beaver pelts were a hot commodity in Utah’s early history, and hunters killed the animal at extraordinary rates. However, that trade continues to decline as people learn more about the importance beavers play in the ecosystem.

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