Tag Archives: road ecology

Start your creative engines: name our new citizen science app!

We are creating a new app for a citizen science program with an aim to collect information about how many animals are currently being hit by vehicles at key sites along Highway 3. These sites are under consideration for infrastructure … Continue reading

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Mount Royal University’s Face Time features Highway Wilding film

Mount Royal University’s Face Time is featuring a story on the Highway Wilding film. The story is timely as we are heading into our final push to promote the film. It features interviews with both film-maker Leanne Allison and Miistakis … Continue reading

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How did the lynx cross the road?

The International Society for Endangered Cats’ blog is featuring the Highway Wilding film today. We are grateful for ISEC Canada’s support in our attempts to boost the number of people who have watched the Highway Wilding film. To date over … Continue reading

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Rob & Loretta Schaufele nominated for an Emerald Award

We are very pleased to share the news that Rob & Loretta Schaufele have been nominated for an Emerald Award for their work with Road Watch in the Pass. Please click here to view the Emerald Foundation’s list of all … Continue reading

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We made the front page!

Great story in the Lethbridge Herald by Katie May on Highway 3 transportation mitigation for wildlife – Curbing highway carnage?

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Cool mapping app, Beaver Hills Initiative & more….

We are pleased to share our fall e-newsletter with you.  In this edition you will find articles on a Highway Wilding mapping app created by Jon Ball, the Beaver Hills Initiative and our GIS/Web Developer Ken Sanderson, in addition to … Continue reading

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Wildlife crossings on highways a win-win

Well, today is an exciting day to talk about road ecology in the Miistakis office.  We are very pleased to release the Highway Wildlife Mitigation Opportunities for the Trans-Canada Highway in the Bow Valley report.  If you don’t wish to … Continue reading

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Highway 3 in the News

Two recent articles in the Crowsnest Promoter and The Western Producer highlight efforts to improve wildlife and human safety along Highway 3. The articles detail results from the Highway 3 Transportation Corridor Science and Mitigation Assessment project, which outlines mitigation … Continue reading

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AMA profiles Highway 3 Transportation Corridor Project

The Miistakis Institute would like thank AMA for their recent article in Westworld Magazine profiling our efforts along Highway 3 to reduce wildlife vehicle collisions and ensure connectivity across this busy transportation corridor. The Highway 3 Transportation Corridor project is … Continue reading

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Highway 3: Improving Wildlife and Human Safety

Thanks to Doug Dirks on CBC Radio for interviewing Justin Thompson on the importance of making Highway 3 safer for people and wildlife. Listen to Justin’s interview with Doug Dirks

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