Safe crossing

Aleshire, Peter
November 2007
High Country News;11/12/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 21, p4
The article focuses on the research which aims to build a network of wildlife friendly underpasses in the newly widened State Route 260 that runs along the base of Mogollon Rim in Arizona. Jeffrey Gagnon, an Arizona Game and Fish wildlife biologist, is one of the lead researchers in the endeavor. It is stated that the state Department of Transportation called in wildlife biologists to determine whether wildlife crossing could make a difference. Furthermore, the high-tech set of crossing on Highway 260 is the best-studied system in the country.


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