Coast Range Radio interviews Stan Petrowski on beaver ecology and protection in Oregon. We discuss the interesting history of beavers in Oregon, their ecological importance, and the current efforts to protect beavers for the benefit of streams, forests, salmon and climate.
Stan is a leader in restoration ecology in Oregon. He is the founder and President of the South Umpqua Rural Community Partnership. He is on the Board and was past president of Umpqua Watersheds, and was a past Board member of Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers - Douglas County Watershed Council. Stan has been a resident on his ranch in the Tiller area of the Umpqua National Forest for 25 years.