Beaver proposal: key reference material


Please refer to the following information sources for background on key beaver-related issues including:

  • Beaver ecology
  • Scottish experiences of beaver reintroductions
  • Positive and negative impacts on ecosystems, land and river use by people and economy
  • Government policy on beavers in Scotland
  • Implementing mitigation


The National Beaver Strategy for Scotland was developed with a wide range of national stakeholders through the late winter and spring months of this year. It is now due for publication and we expect it to be published online during July.