A Soaring Success: Montana Wildlife Crossings

Printer-friendly version

Wildlife overpass, © Kylie Paul

Each year, millions of animals are killed along the roadways that criss-cross America, breaking important wildlife habitat up into disconnected fragments. But in Montana, a new set of wildlife crossing structures are making things safer for drivers and for wildlife. As part of the People's Way Partnership, Defenders is working to spread the word about how effective these crossings can be - so we took to the skies to show you the whole picture.

Read more on our blog >>

You may also be interested in:

Northern long-eared bat, © Steven Thomas/NPS
Fact Sheet
Bats are the only mammals capable of true flight. With extremely elongated fingers and a wing membrane stretched between, the bat’s wing anatomically resembles the human hand.
Fact Sheet
The American black bear is the smallest of the three bears species found in North America, and are found only in North America. Black bears have short, non-retractable claws that give them an excellent tree-climbing ability.
Sage-Grouse, Photo: USFWS Pacific Southwest Region
Success Story
December 2013 - Along with volunteers and conservation colleagues from partner organizations, Defenders' team flagged miles of fencing to protect imperiled sage-grouse from collisions.