BEAVERS are to be allowed to stay in Mid Argyll, the Scottish Government has announced.
But environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham said the species will have to be actively managed, in line with practices in other European countries.
Work has now begun to ensure beavers can be added to Scotland’s list of protected species as soon as possible. It will be the first time a mammal has been officially reintroduced to the UK.
A five-year-long trial reintroduction of Eurasian beavers to Knapdale concluded