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The Green LeapA Primer for Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development$
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Mark Hostetler

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780520271104

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520271104.001.0001

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Wildlife-Friendly Transportation Systems

Wildlife-Friendly Transportation Systems

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(p.137) Chapter 8 Wildlife-Friendly Transportation Systems
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The Green Leap
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Mark E. Hostetler

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520271104.003.0008

This chapter discusses the importance of designing and maintaining developments that permit the movement and dispersal of wildlife species. Strategies and examples are listed for how residents can maintain neighborhood wildlife corridors and use vehicles so that there is a benefit for wildlife. For developers, strategies and examples are discussed for building transportation systems and lighting along roads that benefit both people and wildlife. For policy makers, how one can create policies to promote wildlife-friendly transportation systems is discussed.

Keywords:   urban biodiversity, conservation, conservation subdivision, policy makers, developers, wildlife crossings, wildlife corridor, wildlife ecology, land stewardship

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