wildlife crossings

A mountain lion (tan and white fur with a few black patches) can be seen trotting through a desert area at night.

Wildlife crossings are a win-win

Who hasn’t sadly seen an animal on the side of the road, a victim of a collision with a vehicle? Collisions between vehicles and animals are one of the leading … Read more

A group of four bighorn sheep walk past an "animal crossing" sign.

Getting to the Other Side: Helping Wildlife Cross the Road

Numbers don’t lie. More often than not, they tell us an important story. Consider the following figures for wildlife-vehicle collisions: At the national scale, these collisions kill as many as … Read more

Next Generation’s Pronghorn Conservation 

A hot July weekend in 2021 set me on one of my greatest undertakings as a conservationist and teacher. That summer, I volunteered through NWF’s Artemis to work on a … Read more

Mule deer cross the overpass along Highway 93, Elko County, Nevada. Credit: NDOW

Conserving Nevada’s Migration Corridors

Ungulate obligates. Try saying that three times fast. The only native deer species in Nevada, mule deer are migratory sagebrush obligates, meaning they are dependent on sagebrush habitat for their … Read more

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Climate and Energy Infrastructure Priorities

A Clean Energy Economy The temperature isn’t the only thing heating up this summer in Washington, D.C. Talk of major investment in infrastructure is on the rise, too. Federal policymakers … Read more

The Road to Nowhere is Paved Through Florida’s Treasured Wilderness

The beauty of old Florida is unparalleled with lush grasslands, whimsical cypress forests, and the crystal waters of the Everglades. These wild landscapes not only serve to remind us of … Read more

Will you see wildlife crossings on your vacation?

Where are you going for summer vacation?  It is now officially summer and that means many Americans are packing up the family truckster like the Griswolds and taking the tribe … Read more

Pronghorn Xing: a Two-Pronged Approach

Vehicle collisions, especially in Montana, have become an accepted part of the lifestyle of living in the West. It’s doubtful one could meet a person anywhere here that doesn’t have … Read more

How did the deer, pronghorn and elk cross the road?

Wildlife crossings are an important investment that can protect people and wildlife, and now we have a chance to fund these projects through the Surface Transportation Bill. This work consists … Read more

For Wildlife, There’s No App for That

Thanks to smartphones and applications (apps), we can easily swipe and tap for everything we need right from the comfort of our couch and have it delivered to our door. … Read more

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