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Project Successfully Maps Wildlife Paths Across U.S. 20 in Island Park

February 5, 2015 - in Analysis, Projects, Roads, Transportation

RIGBY, Idaho, Feb. 5, 2015—A four-year collaborative study in the Island Park area regarding wildlife-related hazards and improved safety on U.S. 20 and Idaho 87 has been completed. Finalization of the study was announced by the Idaho Transportation Department…

Increasing Calls to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities

January 7, 2014 - in Environment

The portion of the planet characterized as urban is on track to triple from 2000 to 2030—that is, we are already almost halfway there. Meanwhile, 17…

Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation

May 10, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

Australian Cities Plan with Wildlife in Mind Thanks to a New Tool

April 30, 2013 - in Environment, Planning

Australian citizens can become more involved in planning their cities with wildlife in mind thanks to a new tool developed by researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED). “When it comes to urban planning, protecting wildlife…

Redesign of Culverts Due to Extreme Weather Impacts will Factor in Wildlife

April 12, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

The extreme weather events that have hit the Northeast United States in the past few years, washing out roads due to overwhelmed culverts, provides an opportunity to design them better. There is an ongoing effort to rebuild these storm-damaged culverts, and…