Wildlife crossing work on US 6 wins national award October 14, 2011 Utah

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Wildlife crossing work on US 6 wins national award October 14, 2011 Utah, Deseret News

"If the deer gets stuck between the fence and the road, the escape ramp allows it to jump to the wild side," ....Cramer, a Utah State University professor ... talking to more than 400 people in the United States and Canada to find out what was working and what wasn't...She's found that there are 800-plus wildlife crossings in the U.S. .. "Ninety percent of the success of a wildlife crossing is location — just like real estate. Location, location, location."...Wildlife fencing at least 8 feet high should be installed within a half mile in each direction of the crossing on both sides of the roadway, else the purpose is defeated ...


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