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Safe Passages: Highways, Wildlife, and Habitat Connectivity

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: Jon P Beckmann, Anthony P Clevenger, Marcel P Huijser and Jodi A Hilty

396 pages, Figs

Island Press

Paperback | Sep 2010 | #184922 | ISBN-13: 9781597266543
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Hardback | Sep 2010 | #184886 | ISBN-13: 9781597266536
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About this book

Safe Passages brings together the latest information on the emerging science of road ecology as it relates to mitigating interactions between roads and wildlife. This practical handbook of tools and examples is designed to assist individuals and organizations reduce road-wildlife impacts. Detailed case studies span a range of scales, from site-specific wildlife crossing structures, to statewide planning for habitat connectivity, to national legislation. Contributors explore the cooperative efforts that are emerging as a result of diverse organizations - including transportation agencies, land and wildlife management agencies, and nongovernmental organizations - finding common ground to tackle important road ecology issues and problems.

Safe Passages: Highways, Wildlife and Habitat Connectivity" - edited by WCS Conservation Scientist Jon Beckmann and WCS North American Program Director Jodi Hilty - details the latest developments in the evolving science of road ecology and provides a "tool-box" for individuals and organizations engaged in reducing road-wildlife impacts."--Stephen Sautner "Wildlife Conservation Society "


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Biography

Jon P. Beckmann is an associate conservation scientist for the Wildlife Conservation Society and an affiliated professor at Idaho State University. Anthony P. Clevenger is a senior wildlife research scientist at the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University. Marcel P. Huijser is a research road ecologist at the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University. Jodi A. Hilty is director of the Wildlife Conservation Society's North America Program.

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