Beaver Patrol: Wildlife Lovers Help Critters Cross Busy Highway

Beaver Patrol: Wildlife Lovers Help Critters Cross Busy Highway

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beaver-on-landBeavers living near U.S. 2 in Vermont need a traffic cop, Mandy Hotchkiss decided.

There’s probably hundreds of beavers living in the wetlands along the flooded shores of Lake Champlain, and as many as 25 of the creatures have gotten hit by cars as they crossed the highway in past weeks.

So on Friday morning Mandy stood alongside the road holding a sign — and her friend dressed up like a beaver.

 

(READ the story in Burlington Free Press)

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