Influence of beaver dam density on riparian areas and riparian birds in shrubsteppe of Wyoming

@inproceedings{Cooke2008InfluenceOB,
  title={Influence of beaver dam density on riparian areas and riparian birds in shrubsteppe of Wyoming},
  author={Hilary A. Cooke and Steve Zack},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Through dam-building activity, beavers (Castor canadensis) play an important role in creating pond and wetland habitat for bird communities. Their impact may be intensified in semiarid landscapes and may increase with increasing dam density on a stream. Our objective was to examine relationships between dam density, riparian area characteristics, and the riparian bird community in a semiarid landscape. In 2002 and 2003 we surveyed riparian birds, riparian area characteristics, and the… 

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