Journal archives for September 2018

September 21, 2018

Remodeled Murrieta road is good for drivers — and wildlife.

At six lanes and with traffic zooming by, it’s clear the extension of Clinton Keith Road in Murrieta is meant to make life easier for people.

The great thing is that we didn’t forget about wildlife.

The project includes a giant wildlife overcrossing intended to let animals safely continue their travels, too.

http://www.pe.com/carl-love-remodeled-murrieta-road-is-good-for-drivers-and-wildlife

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September 18, 2018

Organizations team up for Watch Out for Wildlife Week in California.

According to the California Highway Patrol, 12 people died and 383 people were injured in 2,134 collisions with wildlife on state, county and local roadways throughout California in 2017.

Wildlife experts offer the following tips for motorists:

https://www.theunion.com/news/local-news/organizations-team-up-for-watch-out-for-wildlife-week-in-california/

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September 07, 2018

Mountain lion found dead on side of Highway 1 in Cambria.

The dead animal was reported on the side of Highway 1 just south of Ardath Drive by a passerby at about 7:50 a.m., according to Capt. Todd Tognazzini with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The lion was a “sub-adult” female and weighed about 50 to 60 pounds, Tognazzini said. It had been hit and killed by a car.

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/environment/article217921260.html

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September 14, 2018

Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Urge Drivers to be Alert During Watch Out for Wildlife Week.

To help reduce collisions, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife remind motorists to be on the lookout during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs Sept. 16 – 22.

https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2018/09/13/caltrans-and-the-california-department-of-fish-and-wildlife-urge-drivers-to-be-alert-during-watch-out-for-wildlife-week/

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September 19, 2018

Roadkill report: A roadmap to avoiding wildlife collisions.

The report is being released during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs Sept. 16-22 and is a project of Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The week coincides with the start of the season in California when deer and elk migrate and look for mates, serving as a reminder for motorists to be especially alert to avoid collisions with wildlife.

https://phys.org/news/2018-09-roadkill-roadmap-wildlife-collisions.html

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