[EBOOK] DOWNLOAD PDF Road Ecology Science and SolutionsIn August , Canadian transportation officials were mystified as a four-lane highway on Vancouver Island experienced an eight-week-long influx of over a million young toads. More than penny-sized toadlets per day crossed the road at the peak of this amphibian deluge. Quick action by local amphibian consultant Elke Wind mobilized professionals and volunteers, and safe passage was provided for about 58, toads, funneled with temporary fences and collection buckets. Why did the toads cross the road? To get to the other side, of course. Animals move around to find food, mates, and shelter or to avoid predators.
Road Ecology: Science and Solutions
This book addresses issues of landscape fragmentation and ecology emanating from the construction and use of roads. Toggle navigation ScienceBase-Catalog. Your browser does not have support for cookies enabled. Some features of this application will not work. Publication Date Washington, DC: Island Press,
The book brings together fourteen leading ecologists and transportation experts to articulate state-of-the-science road ecology principles, and presents specific.
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