Road Ecology and Climate Change; Why wildlife crossing matters

Date

Thursday 4/30 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location

UVM, Aiken 103

Partner

Vermont Agency of Transportation

Jens Hilke, Conservation Biologist for Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will detail Vermont’s efforts in making its roads safer for wildlife passage in response to climate change and habitat fragmentation. The talk will include photos from an exciting wildlife camera monitoring project that UVM is engaged in as well as discussion of recent mitigation measures and other successes in this field.

Sponsored by the UVM Transportation Research Center & the Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Program at Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.