Project Image

I-680 Wildlife Crossing

Primary tabs

Wildlife populations in the East Bay open spaces are isolated from the rest of nature by I-680. There are very few crossing structures under this interstate, none of which were built for wildlife. Nonetheless, wildlife use these structures to move between the East Bay open spaces and the rest of the world. Without this movement, these populations would be isolated and subject to extinction.
Project Date: 
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Project Status: 

This project is a case study for a Federal Highways Administration supported project developing remotely communicating wildlife cameras and server-side informatics tools. Wildlife populations in the East Bay open spaces are isolated from the rest of nature by I-680. There are very few crossing structures under this interstate, none of which were built for wildlife. Nonetheless, wildlife use these structures to move between the East Bay open spaces and the rest of the world. Without this movement, these populations would be isolated and subject to extinction.

 Featured Project Resources

 Resources are documents, reports, data, images, and other types of files you want to associate with your project. Click on the link for more information, or the file link to download the resource itself.

Videos

Embedded thumbnail for Bobcat saunters by

Bobcat saunters by Andrade 7 camera, safely crosses under the busy highway.

Embedded thumbnail for Andrade_680_2 fawns

2 fawns use the Andrade underpass to safely traverse Highway 680.

Project Map