Beaver Rescue, Rehab, & Release


When the call went out for help saving a beaver at a water treatment plant in Tallahassee, several agencies came to the rescue. Lead by volunteers from the St. Francis Wildlife Association, the beaver was rescued but that was just the beginning. The special bath she was given to wash off the chemicals ended up as a viral video. We take a look at her rescue, rehab, and release.

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Suzanne Smith

Suzanne Smith is Executive Producer for Television at WFSU Public Media. She oversees the production of local programs at WFSU, is host of WFSU Local Routes, and a regular content contributor.

Suzanne’s love for PBS began early with programs like Sesame Street and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and continues to this day. She earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri with minors in political science and history. She also received a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of Florida.

Suzanne spent many years working in commercial news as Producer and Executive Producer in cities throughout the country before coming to WFSU in 2003. She is a past chair of the National Educational Telecommunications Association’s Content Peer Learning Community and a member of Public Media Women in Leadership organization.

In her free time, Suzanne enjoys spending time with family, reading, watching television, and exploring our community.