Digests about corridors in management
Samples from an urban river network in New Jersey show that invasive plant species use waterways just as well as natives, but large-scale, coordinated management may help keep them in check.
Complementary methods reveal the amount of habitat connectivity in Tanzania, the only country in Africa to have assessed its wildlife corridors at the national scale.
Across Europe, wild boars are using stream corridors to move into cities and wreak havoc on human property, requiring management that both reduces boar populations as well as breaks up natural corridors.
A fence constructed to protect endangered cassowaries in northern Australia impedes the ability of many organisms- including cassowaries themselves- to use a large habitat corridor.
The Altamaha River corridor in Southeastern Georgia is an example of government, nonprofit groups, and industry coming together to protect natural habitats and biodiversity.
New legislation that is more lenient about preserving riparian corridors in the Amazon's "arc of deforestation" may have a big impact on forest-dwelling mammals and whether their populations can stay connected.
The recently established Fundación Reserva La Esperanza works to conserve, educate, and connect habitats that support numerous endemic species in western Colombia.
Prioritizing corridors spatially at the scale that management actions occur ensures that conservation priorities can be met.
Human-leopard conflict in Pakistan is fueled by human encroachment in corridors and the greater availability of livestock compared to natural prey.