Corridors in Management 2017-03-22T10:12:34+00:00

Corridor Management

Digests about corridors in management

To maintain plant gene flow, don’t ditch the ditches

December 17th, 2015|

The intensification of agriculture is usually associated with increased habitat fragmentation and loss of diversity.  However, agricultural lands bring with them an unexpected but extensive corridor network in the form of ditches.  Although their intention [...]

Does increased connectivity help spread disease?

September 24th, 2015|

There has been long-standing concern that increasing connectivity between habitat patches could have the negative effect of allowing diseases to more easily spread.  Most of this concern has been proven unfounded, although the complexity of [...]

Mapping tiger attack hotspots to reduce conflict

March 16th, 2015|

The regions around protected areas, which often include or feed into crucial corridors, can be sites of intense human-wildlife conflict. Abrupt boundaries between natural habitat and human-dominated landscapes can facilitate large carnivores attacks on livestock, [...]

Prioritizing patches as habitat losses accumulate

January 23rd, 2015|

Not all patches are created equal. When making priorities to conserve biodiversity given limited resources, some patches will inevitably be lost. Conventional methodology looks to rank patches individually, and then allow less important patches to [...]