“Beaver Deceiver” inventor to speak at Midcoast Conservancy

Posted:  Friday, January 27, 2017 - 8:45am

Join Midcoast Conservancy at their Wiscasset office for an evening with beaver expert Skip Lisle on Friday, Feb. 24 from 6-8 p.m. Lisle will be talking about his work with beavers, and his unique "Beaver Deceiver," one of which was recently installed on Midcoast Conservancy property in Montville.

Skip’s company, Beaver Deceivers International (BDI), was started in 2001 by Lisle, an inventor and wildlife biologist. Based in Grafton, Vermont, it is a small company with a continental and worldwide reach. Their goal is to make the unavoidable interactions between humans and beavers less expensive and more valuable and enjoyable. Their extensive background in science, wildlife management, wetlands ecology, and construction has led to original, high quality, “fixed” property defenses that solve conflicts (particularly flooding) for decades without having to extirpate beavers. Having worked at hundreds of diverse sites in North America and Poland, BDI has had an excellent success rate while never having to kill a beaver. They see their product as a long-lasting, low-maintenance remedy for beaver-human conflicts, and as a money-saving device for their customers.

Come learn more about the Beaver Deceiver and beaver ecology; for more information or to register online at www.midcoastconservancy.org by clicking on the sidebar for the event, or call 389-5150.