Tag: Wildlife corridors

March 26, 2020

Wildlife crossings help conserve migration routes in Wyoming

Wildlife crossing structures can dramatically improve the safety of both migrating ungulates and drivers. Research in Wyoming tracking the migrations of elk (Cervus canadensis), pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) and mule deer...

January 6, 2020

First session of 116th Congress wraps up

When Congress adjourned at the end of December, it closed out the first session of the 116th Congress, which saw progress on a number of conservation priorities. However, few bills...

April 24, 2019

NWF poll finds support for protecting wildlife routes

A recent poll conducted for the National Wildlife Federation found residents of Colorado and New Mexico supported protections of wildlife migration corridors. More than 84% of respondents said they would...

December 29, 2017

Site visit insights: Creating pathways for wildlife

Site visits are critical to helping scientists learn more about species and their habitats.  The trips often take them into areas most people do not have a chance to explore,...

October 27, 2017

Corridors key to protecting species, conservationists say

From monarchs to grizzlies, America’s wildlife is dwindling due to climate change and habitat destruction, conservationists said at a conference this week in Washington, and wildlife corridors are crucial to...

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...