Wildlife crossings make roads safer for animals and humans

in summary The Safe Roads and Wildlife Protection Act requires Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to identify wildlife barriers and prioritize crossings when building or improving roads and highways. By Laura Friedman, for CalMatters Association member Laura Friedman Represents the 43rd assembly district. Not many of us have seen a mountain … Read more

USDA scattered rabies vaccines for wildlife in 13 countries

By Janet McConaughey, The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) – The US Department of Agriculture has begun dispersing millions of oral rabies vaccine packages from helicopters and planes in more than 13 states of the United States. who to me Alabama. Field trial coordinator Gordona Kirby said the main goal is to prevent raccoons … Read more

Supporting wildlife through conservation and management

September 4th marks National Wildlife Day. Land-grant universities across the country work to support wildlife through conservation and management. Learn more about some of these NIFA-supported projects below. Understanding Chronic Wasting Disease in Elk Wyoming’s wildlife populations are constantly facing new and changing threats that require them to adapt. Chronic cervical wasting disease (CWD) is … Read more

Wildlife surveillance: deer management under surveillance

This story is excerpted from MT Lowdowna weekly newsletter that offers a more personal side to the Montana Free Press reporting. Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks last week released a list of 12-member proposals Citizen deer management advisory groupwhich was tasked with bringing “new eyes” to Issues surrounding elk management. The FWP staff rated both … Read more