No more deer in the headlights Fencing for Wildlife Crossings September 30, 2011 Utah

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No more deer in the headlights September 30, 2011 Utah, The Statesman

"In three years of monitoring more than 15,000 mule deer passes ...in our wildlife crossings," Cramer [USU department of wildland resources],  said. "They very much work.  ... The way we get wildlife to use the crossings is we install wildlife-proof fencing,... This fencing is eight-feet high, instead of the highway-standard four feet that the hoofed mammals can easily jump over ... By installing this fencing for at least half a mile, on either side of the wildlife crossing, "you can start encouraging the animals to use the crossings instead of going on the roads," 


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