EFFECTS OF HIGHWAYS ON WILDLIFE POPULATIONS AND HABITATS: SELECTION AND EVALUATION OF PROCEDURES

This work summarizes Phase I of a two-part investigation into the effects of highways on wildlife populations and habitats. Phase I was undertaken to select, test, and evaluate techniques and procedures for rapid and efficient assessment of wildlife populations and habitats in relation to roads and highways in the Pacific Northwest, the Midwest Tillplain, and the Southern Piedmont of the United States. Specific recommenations are made concerning cluster configuration for sampling units, and habitat, bird, mammal, amphibian, reptile, and wildlife road mortality surveys for Phase II of the study. In addition, detailed field procedures selected for the second phase of the study are presented. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Fish and Wildlife Service

    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
    Laurel, MD  USA  20811
  • Authors:
    • Adams, L W
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 179 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00193623
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-78- 92 Intrm Rpt., FCP 33F2-022
  • Contract Numbers: P.O. 5-3-0196
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 13 1979 12:00AM