Habitat dynamics of beaver Castor canadensis at two spatial scales

  title={Habitat dynamics of beaver Castor canadensis at two spatial scales},
  author={Terho Hyv{\"o}nen and Petri Nummi},
Abstract We studied habitat dynamics of the Canadian beaver Castor canadensis in a boreal forest landscape in southern Finland at two scales: the beaver pond level and the landscape level. To explore the changes in tree species composition due to beaver browsing and flooding, six abandoned beaver ponds were sampled (537 sample plots altogether). For habitat dynamics at the landscape scale, the variation in the flooded area and the number of active beaver colonies were recorded during 18 years… 
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