In this brief, released on the occasion of the UN Environment Programme’s Final Intergovernmental Consultations on Nature-Based Solutions (October, 2023), the Center explains why ecological corridors are essential for climate change mitigation and adaptation.
This report focuses on documenting the experiences and knowledge of practitioners, researchers, and managers with the funding, planning, design, implementation, and investigation of the effectiveness of measures taken to avoid, mitigate or compensate for the effects of roads and traffic on the federally threatened Mojave desert tortoise. This report was prepared under the guidance of
This report focuses on transportation mitigation policy issues relevant to the desert tortoise. It provides an overview of relevant federal and state policies and key stakeholders involved in related desert tortoise recovery and highlights key policy issues gleaned from the task force and key-informant interviews. This report is a product of the Desert Tortoise Transportation
This document breaks down Target 3 of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, laying out the effective implementation through equitable and human rights-based action. In partnership with The Nature Conservancy, IUCN, and the World Commission on Protect Areas, this report was spearheaded by WWF and supported by the Global Environment Facility.
This Technical Report provides an overview of practical, feasible science-based strategies for PCA managers, transport practitioners, industry, conservationists and other stakeholders interested in biodiversity and ecological connectivity conservation in, and adjacent to, PCAs. It identifies effective solutions that can be used in a variety of contexts around the world and promotes best practices for the
This brief outlines the key components from a report on connectivity policy solutions in New Jersey at nested scales. Ensuring habitat connectivity is critical for improving roadway safety, helping wildlife adapt to a changing climate, ensuring equitable access to nature, and providing important ecosystem services.
Published 2021; Revised 2023. This toolkit provides an overview of the Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program and other fish and wildlife provisions in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, suggestions for how applicants and their partners can engage, and best practices, examples, and resources for designing effective wildlife crossing projects in accordance with each of the grant application
We compile policies, analyses, and efforts related to connectivity and crossings issues, focusing on eleven states in the western conterminous United States.
Cascade-Siskiyou Connectivity Symposium summary report that identifies opportunities for connectivity conservation in five focus areas: Research & Monitoring, Land Use & Policy, Transportation & Infrastructure, Restoration & Stewardship, and Land Conservation & Outreach.
This resource is a compilation of lessons learned and best practices in action by land trusts engaged in wildlife crossing structure projects, and includes many diverse examples and links to allow for further examination. This toolkit has the intention to inform and support land trusts that are less familiar with connectivity and wildlife crossing efforts