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:

Fact Sheet
Called "skunk bear" by the Blackfeet Indians, the wolverine is the largest terrestrial member of the weasel family. It has a broad head, small eyes and short rounded ears.
Florida Panther,  © SuperStock
Where We Work
The variety of landscapes and habitats in the southeast – from Florida’s lagoons to North Carolina’s forests – makes for an equally awe-inspiring variety of wildlife.
Learn About Wildlife
Watch Out for Wildlife Week (fourth week in September) was created to educate people about the importance of driving smarter and safer in wildlife areas. By taking proper precautions and avoiding accidents, everyone can avoid their risk of getting in an accident with wildlife.