Tim Matson is an award winning author about ponds, pond design, and pond building. If you are into pond building, planning to build a pond, or repairing an existing pond, you have come to the right place. Tim consults with scores of property owners each year, providing advice and counsel at reasonable rates. Photo by Joe Mehling.
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DECEMBER 2018: When I was first learning pond building skills, I also picked up a lot of Beaver Savvy. And not just about pond construction, where they are instinctive masters, but also their positive impact on the environment. I learned in the field, and from classic beaver books by writers like Mari Sandoz, Hope Ryden, Enos Mills -- and now from a new book called Eager, The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb. To check out why this is must reading for pond -- and environment -- defenders, CLICK HERE TO READ THIS MONTH'S ESSAY