It is the landowner's responsibility to prevent damage caused by beaver. Any disturbance to a beaver dam/lodge or killing of beaver may be done only with a proper permit. This can be issued after all other preventive steps have failed. The Department of Lands and Forestry will assist the landowner by providing information and advice, lending equipment (when available), and in some cases participating in preventive or control measures. If control becomes necessary there are a number of recommended techniques.
Consider the positive aspects of beaver before removing them or destroying dams:
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