While on assignment for The Fulcrum, the University of Ottawa’s English language newspaper, Damian was intrigued by a story about the City of Ottawa’s practice of killing beavers.
We are writing to express the Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre’s extreme frustration in our attempt to work with the City of Ottawa on Beaver issues.
More than a decade ago, City Council directed staff to develop a Wildlife Strategy that “would facilitate and foster a more harmonious relationship with all wildlife.
If the work starts during this timeframe and the beavers have had their kits and are moved – the family won’t survive the winter! Beavers are extremely territorial.
In light of the recent Coyote sightings around Stittsville and the songs of the Coyote at night, especially in the area of the Trans-Canada Trail and Poole Creek corridor…