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Wildlife crossing signs

Huron Stewardship Council presented Central Huron council with a proposal to erect wildlife crossing signs on two roads in the municipality where turtles and other reptiles are being killed in high numbers. The goal of the sign is to remind motorists to watch out for wildlife on the road. Read More      

Wildlife crossings pave the way for biodiversity

The first dedicated wildlife bridge gets built over Oracle Road in the Sonoran Desert to help protect one of Arizona’s most threatened wildlife linkages.  Volunteers were invited to plant and prepare Pima County’s first vegetated wildlife bridge. Image: Oracle Road wildlife bridge. (Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection). Read More

Monkton Conservation Commission

Monkton Conservation Commission and partners install new wildlife crossing culverts in Monkton, Vermont to facilitate safe amphibian crossings. Rendering above is of a culvert for salamanders, with side wings. Read More

California considers installing an overpass

The state of California considers installing an overpass over a busy urban freeway to reconnect habitat for large carnivores including mountain lions. The rendering above shows the proposed wildlife overpass above the 101 Freeway near Liberty Canyon Road in Agoura Hills. (Resource Conservation District) Read More  

More Animals Are Killed By Cars Everyday

More animals are killed by cars each day than we ever could have imagined. John Griffin, Director of humane wildlife services at the Humane Society of the United States, reports, "As one of the largest, if not the largest anthropogenic cause of death for wildlife, this subject needs to be better studied and more needs [...]

Hello from OREG!

Welcome to the Ontario Road Ecology Group (OREG). Stay tuned for our recent posts and news! OREG was established in 2009 as a not-for-profit conservation program dedicated to protecting biodiversity from the threats of roads. Roads result in a loss of habitat for wildlife, create barriers for safe movement and cause direct mortality from wildlife/vehicle collisions. [...]