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Ecological Connectivity Policy Compendium: U.S. Policies to Conserve Ecological ConnectivityBreuer A, Hance B, Callahan R, Ament R, Wurtzebach Z, Wearn A Corridors & Crossings
Policy & Law
2022 Policy

This document is a compendium of key connectivity policies drawn from reviews previously published by the Center, as well as ... Read more >

This document is a compendium of key connectivity policies drawn from reviews previously published by the Center, as well as more recent connectivity policies promulgated in the years 2020-2021.

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The President’s FY23 Budget Requests for Landscape Conservation and Habitat ConnectivityBlanchard, E, and Wearn, A Policy & Law
Corridors & Crossings
2022 Brief

This memorandum identifies federal agency budget requests for Fiscal Year 2023 congressional appropriations for collaborative landscape conservation and habitat connectivity ... Read more >

This memorandum identifies federal agency budget requests for Fiscal Year 2023 congressional appropriations for collaborative landscape conservation and habitat connectivity efforts.

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Habitat Connectivity and Migration Corridors in National Forest System Planning and DecisionsU.S. Forest Service Corridors & Crossings
Policy & Law
2022 Policy

The ongoing U.S. Forest Service recognition of the importance of ecological connectivity and migration corridors is aligned with Biden-Harris administration ... Read more >

The ongoing U.S. Forest Service recognition of the importance of ecological connectivity and migration corridors is aligned with Biden-Harris administration priorities, like the America the Beautiful Initiative and partnerships with States, Tribes, local communities, and willing private landowners to improve and enhance wildlife habitats, connectivity, migratory corridors, and biodiversity. Through this agency memo, National Forest System units and Regions are asked to consider the impacts of USFS actions on ecological connectivity and wildlife corridors and seek opportunities to enhance and integrate corridors/connectivity in national forest system management and collaborations.

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Fact Sheet on Senate Bill 22-151: Safe Crossings for Colorado Wildlife & MotoristsCenter for Large Landscape Conservation, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Conservation Colorado, Wildlands Network, Denver Zoo, Colorado Wildlife Federation, National Parks Conservation Association, Summit County Safe Passages, Keep it Colorado, The Nature Conservancy, The Wilderness Society, Rocky Mountain Wild, Rising Routes, American Property Casualty Insurance Association, Rocky Mountain Insurance Association, American Automobile Association Corridors & Crossings
Policy & Law
2022 Brief

An overview of Colorado's Senate Bill 22-151, which will create the Colorado Wildlife Safe Passages Fund to invest $5 million ... Read more >

An overview of Colorado’s Senate Bill 22-151, which will create the Colorado Wildlife Safe Passages Fund to invest $5 million in measures to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and reconnect habitat fragmented by roads. This includes projects identified in Colorado Department of Transportation’s 10-year pipeline of 25 projects with wildlife infrastructure components, as well as projects identified by the Colorado Wildlife & Transportation Alliance, state agencies, and county or tribal governments. The fund would also provide a much-needed source of matching funds to leverage myriad federal grant opportunities available in the new infrastructure law.

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Spring Newsletter 2021Center for Large Landscape Conservation Newsletters & Annual Reports
2021 News and Updates
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Pathways towards people-oriented conservation in a human-dominated landscapeNeelakantan A, Rithe K, Tabor G, DeFries R International Connectivity
Mentorship & Networking
2021 Paper

Landscape-level conservation that maintains biodiversity and livelihoods for local people requires long-term collaborations across local communities, scientists, practitioners and decision-makers. ... Read more >

Landscape-level conservation that maintains biodiversity and livelihoods for local people requires long-term collaborations across local communities, scientists, practitioners and decision-makers. The Network for Conserving Central India (NCCI) provides a platform for such collaborations in a globally important tiger conservation region within a complex social-ecological system. Using the NCCI as an example, the study identifies indicators to track progress in collaborative landscape-level networks.

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Emerging Policy Opportunities for United States-Canada Transboundary Connectivity ConservationBeazley K, Oppler G, Heffner L, Levine J, Poe A, Tabor G International Connectivity
Mentorship & Networking
2021 Article

In 2021, representatives from Canadian and United States government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and Indigenous Nations convened dialogues to discuss shared ... Read more >

In 2021, representatives from Canadian and United States government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and Indigenous Nations convened dialogues to discuss shared priorities regarding transboundary, ecological connectivity conservation. This article summarizes the resulting policy recommendations.

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Mojave Desert Tortoise Transportation Ecology Workshop ReportFairbank E, Deffner F, Johnson S, Maya N Corridors & Crossings
2021 Report

This report provides a summary of activities and events leading up to and including the Mojave Desert Tortoise Transportation Ecology ... Read more >

This report provides a summary of activities and events leading up to and including the Mojave Desert Tortoise Transportation Ecology Workshop held virtually March 22, 23, and 25, 2021.

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Colorado Habitat Connectivity Joint Resolution 21-021Center for Large Landscape Conservation, Endangered Species Coalition, Wildlands Network Policy & Law
Corridors & Crossings
2021 Brief

This fact sheet explains habitat connectivity legislation Colorado, Senate Joint Resolution 21-021, which passed unanimously in 2021. This bipartisan-led legislation ... Read more >

This fact sheet explains habitat connectivity legislation Colorado, Senate Joint Resolution 21-021, which passed unanimously in 2021. This bipartisan-led legislation a) commissions report identifying wildlife corridors, their benefits, and voluntary policies and programs that would support willing landowners to improve habitat connectivity across the
landscape; b) encourages state agencies to build on Governor Jared Polis’ executive order on big game migration by collecting data on habitat connectivity for all native wildlife species; and c) establishes a working group to develop state policies to protect wildlife corridors.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wildlife Crossings ARC Solutions, Callahan R, Brocki M, Fairbank E Networks We Host
Corridors & Crossings
2021 Guidebook

ARC Solutions (a fiscally sponsored project of the Center) created this publication in Q&A format to answer the most common ... Read more >

ARC Solutions (a fiscally sponsored project of the Center) created this publication in Q&A format to answer the most common inquiries and misconceptions regarding wildlife-vehicle collisions and the proven success of wildlife crossing infrastructure in solving this ubiquitous problem.

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