Resources

SAFE PASSAGES. Highways, Wildlife and Habitat Connectivity. This book was recently published in 2010. It is essential reading for students and practitioners engaged in developing creative solutions for mitigating the negative impacts of roads on wildlife. Order the book via Island Press.

WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. These links provide access to news articles about Wydot’s work on wildlife crossings, completed and under construction, and information specific to the four highways that are the focus of SWCJH.

South Hwy 189 – All information about the reconstruction plan

Existing Wydot wildlife crossing projects under construction.

WESTERN TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE. Hired by The Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance to study the type and location of wildlife crossings that relate to three upcoming Teton County, WY highway projects.
Jackson WTI study

Other studies and work done by WTI related to wildlife crossings.

NEWS ARTICLES/COMMENTS RELATED TO WYOMING WILDLIFE CROSSINGS
Wyoming to build 10 million dollar Highway

Residents Push for Wildlife Crossings. Jackson Hole News & Guide 1/12/2010 PDF (385KB)

Nugget Canyon 2009 Progress Report. PDF (1.02M)

Nugget Canyon 2010 Progress Report. PDF (2.76M)

Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance. Response to the Jackson South Highway 89 Final Environmental Impact Statement. PDF (49KB)

Greater Yellowstone Coalition Comments. 11/17/2010 Comments from the Greater Yellowstone Coalition on HYW 89 / 191 construction project. PDF (739KB)

Wyoming Game and Fish. Comments on the Final Environmental Impact Statement. PDF (1.03M)

Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation letter to the Wyoming Department of Transportation dated 11/9/2010. PDF (690KB)

WEBSITE LINKS WHICH PROVIDE A WEALTH OF INFORMATION ABOUT WILDLIFE CONFLICTS WITH ROADS AND HOW TO MITIGATE THEM.

Parks Canada. Since 1980 Canada has been a worldwide leader in wildlife / highway crossings. This impressive website documents their successful work to research, design and build wildlife crossings.

The Vail Crossings Contest. This competition sought specifically from its entries, innovation in feasible, buildable context-sensitive and compelling design solutions for safe, efficient, cost-effective, and ecologically responsive wildlife crossings.

Wildlife Crossings. A good general summary of the why, what and how of crossings. Included are additional links to many other sources.

Wildlife and Roads. This is a great site with good photos and information by assembled by wildlife professionals.

Patagonia – Free to Roam. Videos of animals using crossings.

Defenders of Wildlife. Habitats and Highways from around the world.

Division Street. Video trailer and information on an award winning film on highways and wildlife.

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