States of Innovation: Creating Corridors for Wildlife

Episode 94

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States of Innovation: Creating Corridors for Wildlife
States of Innovation: Creating Corridors for Wildlife

Stat: $8 billion: The cost of vehicle collisions with wildlife each year in the U.S.

Story: In America’s West, animal herds follow ancient migration routes that are bisected by roads and highways. In this episode, we hear from Matt Skroch, who leads Pew’s efforts to conserve wildlife corridors, and Jodi Hilty, of the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, about innovative solutions that make roads safer for both people and animals.

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The latest season of Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast looks at the innovative solutions some states are developing to meet long-standing problems. From making small loans more affordable for consumers, to improving community flood preparedness, to designing corridors for wildlife to migrate safely across high-traffic roads—protecting animals and drivers—state leaders are working together to tackle big challenges.

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How Wildlife Corridors Protect Animals and People
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Wildlife Corridors Protect Animals and People

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