May 28, 2022

The move comes after the Scottish Government said last year that it would help the Beavers move to new areas of Scotland instead of killing them if they were causing harm.

The five beavers – which are completely protected by wildlife laws – were moved to the Argyati Red Kite Center near Dawn, in addition to the five beavers already moved there in November last year.

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Nature Scott said the Beaver Trust traps mammals under license from areas where they were causing severe agricultural damage to farmers and where mitigation measures have not been successful or feasible.

One of the beavers is being released after being rescued and moved to a private family farm in Perthshire.

Farm is one of only two translation sites in Scotland, the first being the Knapdale test site to reintroduce Beaver in Argyll.

Tom Bowser, owner of Argaty Red Kites, said: “We are delighted to be the first private site in Scotland to legally release beavers into the wild. It will be exciting to see how they add biodiversity to our farm. Are

Beaver dams are said to create nature-rich wetlands that benefit many other species, including amphibians, amphibians and fish, and which also improve water quality. Reduce flow and flow.

Home Sweet Home: An adult beaver was released into the wild again.

Roisin Campbell-Palmer of the Beaver Trust said: “Being able to release these beavers as a well-connected family unit makes us feel that we can help them succeed in migration and away from basic agricultural land. Providing the best opportunity where they were becoming a major cause. Problem. “

Donald Fraser, head of wildlife management at Nature Scott, said: I am left where nature benefits and where there is less. Agriculture is endangered. “

Recent figures from Nature Scot put the beaver population in Scotland at between 602 and 1,381 animals, with an average of 954 beavers in 254 regions, particularly in the Fourth and Tie Catchment areas.

Figures published by Nature Scott show that in 2020, 115 beavers were killed and 31 were relocated.

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