Wildlife and Habitat
Guidance and Papers
The following papers and guidance are available to assist Federal, State, and local transportation agencies in managing wildlife and habitat along travel corridors.
Restoration of Fish Habitat in Relocated Streams - This manual provides guidelines for the design and construction of relocated channels, and describes measures that will lead to rapid recovery of new channels by natural processes.
Author: Dr. James R. Barton and Mr. Frederick W. Cron
Publication Year: 1979
Executive Order - Safeguarding the Nation from the Impacts of Invasive Species
Attention Motorists - The Bats have Landed on Our Bridge
Keeping It Simple: Easy Ways to Help Wildlife Along Roads - Created by the Federal Highway Administration's Natural and Human Environment Office, this site highlights examples of easy solutions to reducing the impacts of highways on wildlife.
The Scan of the Wild: An international tour examines how European countries handle roadkill, habitat fragmentation, and other impacts of highways on wildlife.
Wildlife Habitat Connectivity Across European Highways: the final report of the international technology scan team.
Synthesis of Noise Effects on Wildlife Populations - September 2004
Wildlife-Vehicle Collision Reduction Study: Report to Congress - August 2008
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - North Carolina Black Bears: Reports and Surveys - This page contains studies of North Carolina Black Bears before and after the installation of a crossing structure.
Questions and feedback should be directed to Dan Buford (Daniel.Buford@dot.gov, 202-366-8168).