Freaking Beavers!!

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by EagleLandscape, Feb 26, 2008.

  1. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Posts: 4,347

    Ok, so this is the irrigation side, but the ls folks are no fun. I was doing some HOA work today and the pres and property mgmt company was telling me about the beaver damage to crape myrtles and how they have "destroyed them".

    I didn't believe them until I saw it with my own eyes, I even saw the dam with all of the crape branches, its pretty impressive. But take a look. Theyve been spotted at night moving the cut branches.

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  2. Bigred350

    Bigred350 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thats crazy. I would be out there with a shot gun!!!!:hammerhead:
     
  3. Tom Tom

    Tom Tom LawnSite Bronze Member
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    leave it to beavers
     
  4. paolaken

    paolaken LawnSite Senior Member
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    we have mesh around my trees at my lake cabin or they will be gone,
     
  5. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Posts: 2,160

    thats crazy... and a little funny too.
     
  6. GO BEAVERS! They create spawning beds for fish. I'd rather have beavers to watch work than crape myrtles any day.
     
  7. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Posts: 2,160

    it looks like a medieval weapon to keep intruders out of something... or those pikes they stuck heads on...
     
  8. HooKooDooKu

    HooKooDooKu LawnSite Member
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    I was hoping to see a picture of the dam they build with it.
     
  9. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Posts: 4,347

    let me take a shower first and then ill upload the pics
     
  10. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 48,014

    By the way, and this is serious talkin' - if any of this beaver-dammed water is used for drinking, be aware of the possibility of giardia.
     

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