Wildlife and Roads: Resources Search Results for Florida

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54 total listings found for Florida.

Literature Listings (23)


Author, Year   Full Reference
Dodd, Kenneth, C., William j. Barichivich, and Lora L. Smith, 2004   Dodd, C.K., W.J. Barichivich, and L.L. Smith. 2004. Effectiveness of a barrier wall and culverts in reducing wildlife mortality on a heavily traveled highway in Florida. Biological Conservation: 118:619-631.
Smith, Dan, 2003   Smith, D. 2003. Monitoring wildlife use and determining standards for culvert design. Final Report presented to the Florida Department of Transportation for Contract BC354-34, Department of Wildlife Ecology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
Smith, Dan, Harris, Larry, Mazzotti, Frank, 1998   Smith, D. J. , L.D. Harris, and F.J. Mazzotti. 1998. Highway - Wildlife Relationships: development of a decision-based wildlife underpass road project prioritization model on GIS statewide application. Final Report to the Florida Department of Transportation, Contract No. B-9943. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
Simek, Stephanie L., and Thomas H. Eason, 2003   Simek, S. L. and T. H. Eason. 2003. Using genetics to study road impacts on bears in Florida. In: proceedings from the ICOET 2003 conference, Lake Placid, New York.Page 412.
Endries, Mark, Terry Gilbert, and Randy Kautz, 2003   Endries, M., T. Gilbert, and R. Kautz. 2003. Environmental planning in Florida: Mapping wildlife needs in Florida: The Integrated Wildlife Habitat Ranking System. Pages 525-533 in Proceedings of the ICOET 2003 Conference, Lake Placid, New York.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, 2004   Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. 2004. Integrated Wildlife Habitat Ranking System. GIS data, on compact disc. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, Tallahassee, FL.
Janis, Michael, Clark, Joseph, 2002   Janis, M.W., and J.D. Clark. 2002. Responses of Florida panthers to recreational deer and hog hunting. Journal of Wildlife Management 66:839-848.
Foster, M. and S. Humphrey, 1992   Foster, M. and S. Humphrey. 1992. Effectiveness of wildlife crossings in reducing animal auto collisions on Interstate 75, Big Cypress Swamp, Florida. Florida Department of Transportation, and University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Foster, Melissa and Stephen R. Humphrey, 1995   Foster, M. L. and S. R. Humphrey. 1995. Use of wildlife underpasses by Florida panthers and other wildlife. Wildlife Society Bulletin 23:95-100.
Aresco, M.J., 2004   Aresco, M.J. 2004. The effect of sex-specific terrestrial movements and roads on the sex ratio of freshwater turtles. Biological Conservation. 123(2005): 37-44.
Smith, Lora L, and C. Kenneth Dodd, 2003   Smith, L. L. and C. K. Dodd. 2003. Wildlife mortality on U.S. Highway 441 across Paynes Prairie, Alachua County, Florida. 2003. Florida Scientist 66:128-140.
Sebesta, J.D., S.W. Whisenant, R.R. Lopez, N.J. Silvy, 2003   Sebesta, J.D., S.W. Whisenant, R.R. Lopez, N.J. Silvy. 2003. Development of a deer-guard prototype for Florida key deer. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 57: 337-347.
Braden, Anthony W., 2005   Braden, A. W. 2005. Evaluation of the effectiveness of highway improvement project on Key deer. Master's Thesis, Texas A&M University, Texas.
Jayde Roof and John Wooding, 1996   Roof, J. and J. Wooding. 1996. Evaluation of S.R. 46 Wildlife Crossing. Florida Department of Transportation and the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Technical Report # 54. Tallahassee, FL.
Mark Lotx, Darrell Land, Kenneth Johnson, 1996   Lotz,M. A., E. D. Land, and K. G. Johnson. 1996. Evaluation of State Road 29 wildlife crossings. Final Report to the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, FL.
Smith, Dan, 2006   Smith, D. J. 2006. Incorporating results from the prioritized ecological hotspots model into the efficient transportation decision-making (ETDM) process in Florida. In C. L. Irwin, P. Garrett, and K.P. McDermott, editors. Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Dixon, J.D., M.K. Oli, M.C. Wooten, T.H. Eason, J.W. McCown, and D. Paetkau, 2006   Dixon, J.D., M.K. Oli, M.C. Wooten, T.H. Eason, J.W. McCown, and D. Paetkau. 2006. Effectiveness of a regional corridor in connecting two Florida black bear populations. Conservation Biology 20: 155-162
Aresco, M.J. , 2005   Aresco, M.J. 2005. Mitigation measures to reduce highway mortality of turtles and other herpetofauna at a north Florida lake. Journal of Wildlife Management 69: 549-560
Smith, D.J., R.F. Noss, and M.B. Main., 2006   Smith, D.J., R.F. Noss, and M.B. Main. 2006. East Collier County wildlife movement study: SR 29, CR 846, and CR 858 wildlife crossing project. University of Central Florida and University of Florida IFAS. Southwest Florida REC Research Report, SWFREC-IMM-2007-01. 141 pp. Available online: http://swfrec.ifas.ufl.edu
Peterson M.N, R.R. Lopez, N.J. Silvy, C.B. Owen, P.A. Frank and A. W. Braden , 2003   Peterson M.N, R.R. Lopez, N.J. Silvy, C.B. Owen, P.A. Frank and A. W. Braden. 2003. Evaluation of deer -exclusion grates in urban areas. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31(4):1198-1204.
Braden, A.W, R. R. Lopez, C.W. Roberts, N.J. Silvy, C.B. Owen and P.A. Frank , 2008   Braden, A.W, R. R. Lopez, C.W. Roberts, N.J. Silvy, C.B. Owen and P.A. Frank. 2008. Florida Key Deer Odocoileus virginianus clavium underpass use and movements along a highway corridor. Wildlife Biology 14:155-163
Dodd, C.K, W.J. Barichivich and L. L. Smith, 2004   Dodd, C.K, W.J. Barichivich and L. L. Smith (2004). Effectiveness of a barrier wall and culverts in reducing wildlife mortality on a heavily traveled highway in Florida. Biological Conservation 141:35 - 46.
Mumme, R.L.., S.J. Schoech, G.E. Woolfenden and J.W. Fitzpatrick, 2000   Mumme, R.L.., S.J. Schoech, G.E. Woolfenden and J.W. Fitzpatrick (2000) Life and death in the fast lane : demogrpahic consequences of road mortality in the Florida Scrub-Jay. Conservation Biology 14: 501 - 512.

Website Listings (16)

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Ecopassage Guidelines for Guide Walls and Passages
USGS Paynes Prairie Ecopassages Project
Citizens' Guide to Transportation Planning
Lake Jackson Turtles and Future Ecopassages
Environmental Screeing Analysis for Roads Checksheet
Florida's Efficient Decision Making Tool (ETDM) Planning & GIS Tool
Planning for Highway and Ecological Interface Zones
Key Deer Research Project based at Texas A & M
Florida panther and roads
Article on Highway 20 Threats to Black Bear near Gainesville
Article on Southwest Florida Black bears killed on roads
Article on Southwest Florida Environmental Planning Roads & Wildlife
Article Defenders of Wildlife Petitions for Wildlife Underpass for Panthers
Article Southwest Florida SR 29 Panther Underpasses Being Built 2006
Article on Panther Killed in Lee County
Florida's Ecopassages & Amphibian & Reptile Wall

Image Listings (15)


Florida's SR 40 black bear underpass.
Florida's SR 40 black bear underpass.
Florida's SR 40 black bear underpass. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Black Bear Biologist Brian Scheick standing next to pillar for size reference. A successful underpass, see following photo of bear tracks found at the time picture was taken, January 2006.

Florida SR 40 underpass bear and opossum tracks, January 2006.
Florida SR 40 underpass bear and opossum tracks, January 2006.
Florida's SR 40 underpass bear and opossum tracks, January 2006.

Florida SR 40 underpass bear and opossum tracks, January 2006.
Florida SR 40 underpass bear and opossum tracks, January 2006.
Florida's SR 40 underpass bear and opossum tracks, January 2006.

Florida SR 100, near Palatka, extended bridge for black bear, otter, white tailed deer.
Florida SR 100, near Palatka, extended bridge for black bear, otter, white tailed deer.
Extends the 100 year floodplain.

Key deer, Key Largo, Florida.
Key deer, Key Largo, Florida.


Key deer deaths sign.
Key deer deaths sign.
Florida informs residents of the death count of the endangered key deer on the highway. Two passages have been installed for the deer to pass under the roadway. They have been documented passing deer.

Florida's Paynes Prairie Wildlife wall and underpasses along SR 441.
Florida's Paynes Prairie Wildlife wall and underpasses along SR 441.
Wall is intended to prevent reptiles and amphibians from entering road right of way. This two mile stretch of road through a state preserve's wet prairie has 8 box culverts to allow aquatic and terrestrial species movement. Highly successful in keeping wildlife from getting killed on road. Study found a ~97% reduction of wildlife carcasses on road.

Wildlife overpass - Land Bridge, over Interstate 75, Ocala Florida.
Wildlife overpass - Land Bridge, over Interstate 75, Ocala Florida.
Overpass constructed in the previous year. Used by equestrians, which can be viewed in the distance. Wildlife use has been documented.

Florida black bear using box culvert passage, South Florida
Florida black bear using box culvert passage, South Florida


Wild Turkeys using box culvert in Florida passage
Wild Turkeys using box culvert in Florida passage


Florida panther using wildlife passage near Big Cypress, Florida
Florida panther using wildlife passage near Big Cypress, Florida


River otter using Paynes Prairie Crossings near Gainesville, Florida
River otter using Paynes Prairie Crossings near Gainesville, Florida


Alligator using Paynes Prairie Crossings near Gainesville, Florida
Alligator using Paynes Prairie Crossings near Gainesville, Florida


Grey Fox using box culvert passage in Florida
Grey Fox using box culvert passage in Florida


Bobcat using box culvert passage in Florida
Bobcat using box culvert passage in Florida


Crossings Listings (23)


Project Name   Location   Type   Date
Bocca/Floristan Upgrade   Nev 80 Truckee MP 18.7, 23.2, 24.2 - CA   Pipe   2001-02
Bocca/Floristan Upgrade   Nev 80 Truckee MP 18.7, 23.2, 24.2 - CA   Box Culvert   2001-02
Bocca/Floristan Upgrade   I-80 Truckee MP 20.84, 21.13 - CA   Path, Shelf   2001-02
Florida panther Route 29 underpasses   SR 29 Naples - FL   Box Culvert   1995
Florida panther Route 29 underpasses   SR 29 Naples - FL   Box Culvert   1992
Cross Florida Greenway Overpass   I-75 Ocala - FL   Overpass   2001
Mule Deer Flashing Lights   Hwy 30 Soda Springs to Montpelier - ID   Signage   ?
US 67 Re-route for buttflies, turtles, frog   US 67 Jacksonville re-alignment Beardstown - IL   Other   2002
State Highway Ottowa Co. bridge   SH 45 Ottowa Co. Grand Rapids-Allendale - MI   Bridge   2002
Hwy 93 South One Horse Creek   Hwy 93 South Stevensville to Florence - MT   Culvert   2005
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 175+00 - MT   Culvert   2006
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 112+23 - MT   Culvert   2006
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 123+33 - MT   Culvert   2006
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 132+00 - MT   Culvert   2006
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 188+06 - MT   Culvert   2006
Hwy 93 Bass Creek Hill   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence - MT   Bridge   2005
Hwy 93 South Bridges Lolo to Hamilton   Hwy 93 South Stevensville to Florence 181+34 - MT   Bridge   2005
Highway 93 South   Hwy 93 Stevensville to Florence 252+47 - MT   Culvert   2006
FM 689 Floyd County Crossing   FM 689 NE of Lubbock - TX   Culvert   2002
Motorist warning signs-Pelicans   Queen Isabella Causway - TX   Signage   1996
Fairfax Co. Parkway culvert   Fairfax Co. Parkway Springfield - VA   Culvert   1996
Roberts Parkway culvert   Roberts Parkway Fairfax Co. - VA   Culvert   1998
Flashing deer signs   SR 97, SR 153 - WA   Signage