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Excavated remnant beaver pond in the Klamath Basin

Detailed Description

A remnant beaver pond on Jack Creek that was excavated and deepened, photographed just after construction. Old beaver ponds were excavated to improve water retention during drought and provide habitat for amphibians like the Oregon spotted frog.


Photo by Brome McCreary, USGS. Free to use with credit to Brome McCreary, ask permission before altering.