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Research shows beavers protect landscapes from wildfires

This interview originally aired on "In the Moment" on SDPB Radio.

Researcher Emily Fairfax, Ph.D., explored the role of beavers as firefighters in their environments.

She shares how she approached this question from a scientific standpoint and how she presented her research from a crafting standpoint.

Watch the video of her findings above. Learn more about her paper on "Smokey the Beaver."

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.