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2nd year Conservation and Restoration Ecology (CARE) major Iraleigh Anderson used this slideshow as part of an oral presentation for Restoration Ecology class at Lakeland College. CARE is one of four ...

2nd year Conservation and Restoration Ecology (CARE) major Iraleigh Anderson used this slideshow as part of an oral presentation for Restoration Ecology class at Lakeland College. CARE is one of four majors available in Lakeland's environmental sciences diploma. Her topic was the American beaver and how this "original wetland engineer" can help with ecosystem restoration.

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  • Iraleigh Anderson Lakeland College Conservation and Restoration Ecology Major Working with the American beaver. Restoring lost ecosystem function with the help of the original wetland-engineer These slides were designed to accompany an oral presentation and were submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of Restoration Ecology (SC329). This material was prepared for a general audience.
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