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Dam... Beavers

Post by Andrew » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:33 pm

Fyi, some beavers built a dam just down stream from the creek crossing that gets you into Miller. The dam raised the water level two feet making the deep part about 3 feet deep. Despite what Ray says, his brotastic truck wasn't going to make it across unless the dam was breached and the water level lowered. I am not sure what to do about this issue as I don't really want to go around joe kindering beaver dams. (sorry for the joke joe)
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Re: Dam... Beavers

Post by dustonian » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:38 pm

haha JK'ing. Them beavers have been out of control lately!! Damn all along the Big Sinking Creek next to Fixer Rd too...

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Re: Dam... Beavers

Post by JR » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:42 pm

Andrew this is Joe. Go ahead and blow up that damn beaver dam (PUN!!!). We are talking about sport routes here. Of course you should pull the trigger. Now that I am thinking about it, that beaver might just rebuild the dam (kill it). After all thats what beavers do. Beavers build dams. The same way sweet dudes bolt routes. It's nature. Laws bro'!!!!

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Re: Dam... Beavers

Post by Cromper » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:44 pm

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Post by lena_chita » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:49 pm

Andrew wrote:Fyi, some beavers built a dam just down stream from the creek crossing that gets you into Miller. The dam raised the water level two feet making the deep part about 3 feet deep. Despite what Ray says, his brotastic truck wasn't going to make it across unless the dam was breached and the water level lowered. I am not sure what to do about this issue as I don't really want to go around joe kindering beaver dams. (sorry for the joke joe)
Just knock it down... in couple years, hordes of noisy climbers will make the beavers move shop, anyway. You are just giving them advance notice, so to speak.

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Re: Dam... Beavers

Post by clif » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:53 pm

funraisers. coon skin caps for the boys, beaver tail hats for the girls.
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Re: Dam... Beavers

Post by Crankmas » Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:08 pm

Have obama tell the beavers if they like their dam they can keep it...

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Post by tradotto » Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:21 pm

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Post by toad857 » Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:20 pm

Reading for those inclined:
http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agc/pubs/for/for50/for50.htm

From what I understand about beaver dam removal in Kentucky, you may remove the dam, but there are regulations as to where you may put the debris, if you're into that sort of thing. Expect the dam to be rebuilt quickly.

I've not been down to Miller Fork, but what does the watershed look like? I.e., are large floods expected this winter? May not be a problem.

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Post by DriskellHR » Mon Nov 11, 2013 5:53 pm

Yeah the beavers suck. I'm working on it and plan to do some more "removal" soon.

As to the water shed question they do cause a problem in this respect. pretty swampy land down there as is.

thanks for the heads up.

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Post by Brentucky » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:53 pm

The beavers didn't build that.
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Re: Dam... Beavers

Post by Howie Feltersnatch » Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:27 pm

Gonna do some more removal soon, huh? Is the climbers coalition's stance "leave no trace... of beavers"?

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Re: Dam... Beavers

Post by Rotarypwr345704 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:44 pm

Howie Feltersnatch wrote:Gonna do some more removal soon, huh? Is the climbers coalition's stance "leave no trace... of beavers"?
How dare you question the Climber's Coalition! They. Are. Gods. And what they say goes, damnit! Who do you think you are questioning those work tirelessly (and definitely DON'T post on here about how they do so) to buy land and keep it open! Out of their own pockets! If the beavers gotta go, well I'm gonna do my part and suck some dick. Errr. I meant kill some beavers!
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