Wildlife

Montana has a history of building wildlife crossings. Does it have a future?

Montana has a history of building wildlife crossings. Does it have a future?

[ad_1] Road ecologists say wildlife crossings are one of the best ways to reduce wildlife-vehicles collisions and mitigate one of the most significant human impacts on ecosystems. This three-part series examines Montana’s approach to crossing initiatives as the federal government prepares to implement a $350 million pilot project — the largest investment of its kind …

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California wildlife: Will crossings keep animals safe?

California wildlife: Will crossings keep animals safe?

[ad_1] In summary Large animals cause 20 crashes a day on California highways. Experts say special bridges and tunnels can prevent them and protect endangered species. Lea este artículo en español. It’d be just another normal day, nearly 17 feet above Highway 101 in Agoura Hills.  A southern alligator lizard and a western toad hide from …

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Patch News

After Deer Shot Near Wildlife Rescue, New Law Bans Hunting On Parcel

[ad_1] HAMPTON BAYS, NY — Months after a deer was shot just feet from the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays, lawmakers have passed a bill that will ban hunting on that parcel in the future. On Jan. 4, shots were fired by a hunter on the New York State Department of Conservation’s …

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drones and high resolution lenses

Drones and High Resolution Lenses Protect Wildlife

[ad_1] Drones equipped with high resolution lenses are a powerful tool in the fight to protect wildlife around the world.  Here, Yasuo Baba of Sony Digital Imaging gives us the specifics of the project between Quantum-Systems and Wilderness International. The following is a guest post by Yasuo Baba, Director, Digital Imaging and European Product Marketing, …

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It’s the biggest bill aimed at helping at-risk wildlife in 50 years

It’s the biggest bill aimed at helping at-risk wildlife in 50 years

[ad_1] Utah’s congressional delegation should get behind the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune A bull bison raises its tail and paws at the dirt as he defies Utah Division of Natural Resources workers as they try and move him into the Bison Corrals on Antelope Island State Park, October …

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Our actions put people and wildlife at risk of disease

Our actions put people and wildlife at risk of disease

[ad_1] While global attention is currently focused on COVID-19 and other zoonotic diseases that jump from animals to humans, diseases that breach the species barrier also pass from people and domestic animals to wild species. Human alteration of the planet — the felling of forests, the legal and illegal wildlife trade, climate change, and other …

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Wildlife sightings in western Wayne communities on the rise

Wildlife sightings in western Wayne communities on the rise

[ad_1] Turkeys, coyotes and deer … Oh my! The presence of wildlife in the far northwest suburbs of Detroit hasn’t reached Jumanji levels yet, but social media posts suggest there are more wild animal sightings than ever before in the growing suburban communities like Plymouth, Canton or Northville. And the encounters haven’t always been pleasant for residents. One …

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Celebrating the Power of Wildlife Photography

Celebrating the Power of Wildlife Photography

[ad_1] In honor of National Photography Month, we interviewed Alex Goetz and Justin Grubb, wildlife filmmakers and photographers, and the founders of Running Wild Media, a film production company specializing in stories of wildlife and conservation. Running Wild Media has partnered with Defenders to visually support our mission to protect America’s wildlife and wild places. …

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