Students Help Reduce Wildlife Roadkill With Novel Project

Students Help Reduce Wildlife Roadkill With Novel Project

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rabbit-hero.jpgIn 2003, a group of New Mexico students began lobbying the state legislature to address collisions between vehicles and wildlife. As a result, state agencies have installed fences to guide mule deer, black bears, cougars, and other wildlife through safe passages beneath a major highway. So far, the project – completed last year for the relatively modest sum of $750,000 – seems to be working. It has reduced animal fatalities by ninety percent. (Christian Science Monitor)

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