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From: Ed Lipinski
Pontiac, IL
Is there an effective method of preventing beavers from destroying trees?

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From: Laura Kammin
Visiting Extension Specialist, Pollution Prevention
Extension-Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program
To protect individual trees use hardware cloth. The wire should be installed from the base of the tree up to the expected snow height or the height of the expected seasonal floodwater.

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