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Interstate 280 Wildlife Connectivity Research Project

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Monday, August 29, 2011 to Saturday, April 1, 2017
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Interstate 280 is a busy highway on the San Francisco Peninsula. It is also adjacent to wild open spaces for about 20 miles. This means that the native wildlife that live in these wild areas sometimes attempt to cross the highway. When they cross the surface, they usually get hit by a car. This project provides access to wildlife cameras placed at under-crossings that might provide wildlife with a safe way to cross the highway, underneath.

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This represents the Final Report for the project. It contains the basic findings from the 2-year study, and is an updated version of the draft report (7/2013). The report includes the results from the deer movement study, the wildlife-vehicle collision study (unsuccessful crossing of freeway), and the wildlife-camera study (safe passages under freeway). It also includes recommendations for reducing wildlife-vehicle collisions and improving driver safety on I-280.

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Google Earth file of project locations for the Interstate 280 project.

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