Tag: Fences

May 3, 2021

How can managers help ungulates cross fences?

Wildlife managers may be able to give long-ranging ungulates in the West greater land access by making key changes to fencing. “Fences have been in human civilization for so long,...

August 18, 2020

New fencing framework can help managers reduce roadkill

Fencing entire roads to reduce vehicle-wildlife collisions isn’t always practical or cost effective, and it may not be best for wildlife, either. So researchers recently came up with a way...

May 21, 2018

WSB: Which wildlife-friendly fences work for pronghorn?

During a 2003 radio telemetry study, researchers inside helicopters took photographs of pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) capture events. After reviewing the photos, they were surprised to find a pronghorn doe missing...

May 1, 2017

Fences best at reducing roadkill

The most effective mitigation strategy for reducing roadkill around the world is using fences, according to a recent meta-analysis. As part of a recent study published in the journal PloS...

May 15, 2015

Wildlife Scientists Divided on Use of Fences

Wildlife scientists fall on both sides of the fence when it comes to erected barriers to limit conflicts between animals and humans. While on the one side, fences and barriers...