January 27, 2015
Reston Association’s Patricia Greenberg and Environmental Resource Manager Claudia Thompson-Deahl by the beaver gate located at Glade Stream Valley in Reston. To build a dam, beavers cut small trees or use branches from larger trees.
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Reston Association seeks to address Reston’s busy beavers.
The Glade Stream Valley in Reston has been home to beavers for over 25 years. Reston Association’s environmental resource manager, Claudia Thompson-Deahl said beavers originally entered the stream system from the Twin Branches end, probably traveling up from the Potomac River via Difficult Run.