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50 responses

  1. Looks like a beaver family larder – they will use this pile of brush to feed on in the winter under the ice. Will not have to run through the snow or risk coyote attack to eat!

    November 10, 2016 at 7:54 am

    • Tom Zuba

      stock pile of food ready to be taken down under water and stored for the winter then the bark is eaten and the branch is used in the spring for dam work.

      November 10, 2016 at 6:15 pm

    • Yes, that looks right…www.beaverbros-ecohumanesystems.com

      November 11, 2016 at 11:05 pm

  2. beaver dam!

    November 10, 2016 at 7:57 am

  3. Chris

    Looks like beavers at work. That start of a lodge.

    November 10, 2016 at 7:57 am

  4. Diane

    Beavers

    November 10, 2016 at 7:59 am

  5. Mark Dindorf

    Stockpile of food in a beaver pond

    November 10, 2016 at 8:00 am

  6. Yep, I’m with Chris – looks like a beaver den.

    November 10, 2016 at 8:01 am

  7. Could a beaver lodge have been constructed, then the portion that was initially above water been submerged when the pond level rose, maybe due to the beavers’ own dam building activity?

    November 10, 2016 at 8:02 am

  8. Bill On The Hill...

    A muskrat lodge and possibly a muskrat heading out for some more limbs… :>)

    November 10, 2016 at 8:02 am

  9. Doug McGrady

    Beaver’s winter food store.

    November 10, 2016 at 8:06 am

    • You are correct about winter food supply.

      November 10, 2016 at 9:09 pm

  10. Linde McNamara

    A flooded beaver lodge?

    Sent from my iPhone

    November 10, 2016 at 8:11 am

  11. Dee Denehy

    Beaver cache

    November 10, 2016 at 8:13 am

  12. david putnam

    Beaver storage?

    November 10, 2016 at 8:16 am

  13. Nelson

    Beaver left-overs!

    November 10, 2016 at 8:21 am

  14. Susan Bromberg

    Mystery photo – deer?

    November 10, 2016 at 8:22 am

  15. caroline demaio

    Muskrat lodge

    November 10, 2016 at 8:27 am

  16. Judy

    Beaver dam

    November 10, 2016 at 8:30 am

  17. Beaver’s winter food supply pile, stacked with heavy logs to weight it down.

    November 10, 2016 at 8:32 am

  18. John C. Root

    A Beaver pantry…

    November 10, 2016 at 8:39 am

  19. Shiela

    I bet there’s a beaver in the back, pushing the pile to where he’ll improve his lodge and eat the extras this winter?

    November 10, 2016 at 8:42 am

  20. Nancy P Newman

    Braver cache for winter

    November 10, 2016 at 8:44 am

  21. Trish

    wood cuttings by beaver

    November 10, 2016 at 8:46 am

  22. cwetfeet

    Winter food storage

    November 10, 2016 at 8:52 am

  23. Doug Hart

    Beavers?

    November 10, 2016 at 9:02 am

  24. Jeremy

    Food cache for winter.

    November 10, 2016 at 9:06 am

  25. Muskrat lodge?

    November 10, 2016 at 9:17 am

  26. Beaver cache.

    November 10, 2016 at 9:22 am

  27. Susan

    A beaver’s food cache raft. I think Sheila’s onto something there.

    November 10, 2016 at 9:35 am

  28. Barbara

    Beaver cache?

    November 10, 2016 at 9:38 am

  29. Kathryn

    A beaver’s winter food stash OR the beginning of a giant, sucking whirlpool(!)

    November 10, 2016 at 9:41 am

  30. Yup, going with a beaver cache as well. Seen ’em in the ponds near us as well.

    November 10, 2016 at 9:53 am

  31. phil

    a section of beaver dam ready to be floated into place

    November 10, 2016 at 9:55 am

  32. kaynat@c4.net

    Beaver house? Nat

    Sent from my iPhone

    November 10, 2016 at 10:31 am

  33. Allison Bell

    Looks like well-established Phragmites crowding out the native plants that would otherwise provide food for the beavers who made the winter cache in the foreground.

    November 10, 2016 at 10:37 am

  34. Kathie Fiveash

    Beaver winter food storage.

    November 10, 2016 at 10:54 am

  35. Part of a beaver dam that broke away in the floods?

    November 10, 2016 at 10:54 am

  36. Lucy Hull

    It looks like the beginning of a beaver dam but that’s probably too easy.

    November 10, 2016 at 12:05 pm

  37. Sandy DeRosa

    Beaver food cache! 🙂

    November 10, 2016 at 12:37 pm

  38. Mary B

    Beaver Cache for winter

    November 10, 2016 at 1:34 pm

  39. Molly Hale

    beaver food cache for winter–sign of an active lodge.

    November 10, 2016 at 1:38 pm

  40. Richard Greene

    is it a cache of branches near a beaver lodge for their winter food supply?
    Richard Greene

    November 10, 2016 at 2:25 pm

  41. Skip Jones

    It’s a raft of beaver cuttings

    November 10, 2016 at 2:43 pm

  42. Carol Yarnell

    Beaver food for winter. Hope the water level rises so it is under the ice.

    November 10, 2016 at 4:59 pm

  43. Beaver pantry

    November 10, 2016 at 6:35 pm

    • Tom Zuba

      Right on Gramma Penny

      November 10, 2016 at 6:38 pm

  44. Beaver Pantry!

    November 10, 2016 at 7:18 pm

  45. Muscrat

    November 10, 2016 at 7:46 pm

  46. Since I first went into a beaver lodge as a boy, I have watched them anchor their food supply in their ponds near the lodge. They are certainly one of our most fascinating neighbors in the Kingdom. John

    November 10, 2016 at 9:06 pm

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