beaver dam


: a dam built by beavers
There's a beaver dam in the stream behind my house.

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Recent Examples on the Web Tribal members and partners have spent years preparing the area, building beaver dam analogues to create conditions conducive to their return, McDarment said. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 1 Apr. 2024 The Nature Conservancy and Google plan to run the model across the state sometime in 2024, a comprehensive search for every last beaver dam and pond. Ben Goldfarb, WIRED, 28 Dec. 2023

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“Beaver dam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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