Beaver Dam: Rising Water

The furry engineers in charge of maintenance laid several layers of branches along the breast of their dam:

Beaver Lodge and Dam - raised dam - 2020-03-31
Beaver Lodge and Dam – raised dam – 2020-03-31

Their pond is maybe nine inches deeper than a few weeks ago. The rail trail has little danger of flooding, even as the water creeps closer, because the roadbed is higher than the far shoreline.

Go, beavers, go!