This handbook is now available. The handbook describes planning and design strategies for wildlife crossings of roadways, and presents numerous case studies and images of successful wildlife crossing projects in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere.
Handbooks are 11 inches wide by 8-1/2 inches tall in size, with soft covers and spiral bindings. Single copies of the handbooks are free (including shipping); there is a charge for multiple copies.
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Wildlife crossings: Providing safe passage for urban wildlife
Single copy price: free
Multiple copy price: $14.95 each
This guidebook is a resource for enhancing the effectiveness of transportation planning processes to allow the greatest possible movement of fish and wildlife within an urban, suburban, or rural region. Practices are based on evolving and complex scientific information and research.
The guidebook complements the previous and ongoing work of Metro. Other publications include Metro’s Green streets, Trees for green streets, Creating livable streets and Green trails guidebooks, as well as the work of others in the Portland metropolitan area focused on inventorying, characterizing and connecting important habitats for native fish and wildlife. The guidebook provides information on:
Case studies include wildlife overpasses and underpasses, culverts, at-grade crossings, fencing, animal detection systems, and other strategies for reducing wildlife-vehicle collisions.
Discover practical information for designing safe and healthy streets with four handbooks published by Metro.