Wildlife Crossings As Part Of The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Wildlife Crossings As Part Of The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

by Kate Wall, IFAW Senior Legislative Manager In Washington, D.C., the Senate has passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a piece of bipartisan legislation aimed at improving the nation’s transportation and utility infrastructure. Among the nearly 2,000 pages of text is something quite new for a federal infrastructure package: $350 million to build wildlife […]

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Utah’s Largest Wildlife Overpass Sees Impressive Early Results

Utah’s Largest Wildlife Overpass Sees Impressive Early Results

by Amy Lupica, ODP Contributing Writer Dozens of animals are using Utah’s largest wildlife overpass sooner than expected, and experts are excited about what this means for the safety of people and local wildlife. The overpass, which was built over Interstate 80 in Utah, is 50 feet wide and 320 feet long and serves as […]

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LA Wildlife Bridge On-Track for Completion in 2023

LA Wildlife Bridge On-Track for Completion in 2023

We’ve written before about the City of Los Angeles’ efforts to help protect endangered mountain lion populations in the city. There had been several ideas about how a wildlife corridor might be built in a city as bustling and populated as LA, but now officials are one step closer to building the world’s largest wildlife […]

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Interview of the Week: Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)

Interview of the Week: Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)

Senator Udall has served the state of New Mexico in the United States Senate since 2009 and in that time has been a staunch champion of wildlife. The senator recently introduced the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019 and was kind enough to sit down with us to tell us a bit about his bill. […]

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LA’s mountain lions need our help, there’s no time to waste!

LA’s mountain lions need our help, there’s no time to waste!

While Los Angeles is known for its celebrities and massive freeways it’s also home to an abundance of wildlife–with one of the more well-known animal stars being the mountain lions that call the Santa Monica Mountains home. Sadly, these big cats are facing extinction and their numbers continue to dwindle as a result of traffic […]

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Wyoming’s wild migration

Wyoming’s wild migration

Each year as winter falls on mountainous western states like Wyoming, thousands of deer, elk, moose, bighorn sheep, bison and mountain goats begin their seasonal trek to lower elevations. These migrations are truly something to behold and as Smithsonian Magazine described, herd mammals follow historic routes, passed along by mother to young from year to year until […]

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