2:12 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Four Reasons Beavers Are a Boon to Your Park

Steve Wikimedia Commons

Earlier this week I went to St. Matthews for a story about beavers that have made their home in Draut Park. City council members had initially had concerns about the beavers.

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6:03 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Experts Say Beavers No Threat to St. Matthews Park

The beaver lodge in Draut Park.
Erica Peterson WFPL

The City of St. Matthews is struggling with how to deal with beavers that have made their home in a local park.

Ian Timothy is seventeen years old. He’s been coming to Draut Park—a small park behind Mall St. Matthews—for four years, watching the family of beavers. They’ve built a dam and lodge near a culvert.

He points to the lodge. “It kind of just looks like a pile of sticks, but they’re living in the lodge.”

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