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

Corridor Management

Digests about corridors in management

Challenges to riparian connectivity

July 16th, 2013|

Rivers everywhere have been broken into pieces by dams, weirs, culverts, and bridges. This segmentation is likely to increase, posing significant challenges for river managers and conservationists. Two recent papers discuss some subtle, pervasive challenges [...]

Managing plant invasions in corridors

June 26th, 2013|

Just recently, Conservation Corridor posted notice of a new paper in Biological Invasions by Glen, Pech, and Byrom about invasive species and connectivity, and now there’s another paper on the topic that delves more into [...]

Invasive species management and connectivity

May 30th, 2013|

Invasive species are rarely considered when planning for connectivity across the landscape, despite the fact that they can often be major ecological determinants of biodiversity and species persistence, especially of endemic flora and fauna.  Integrating [...]

Creating corridors in Rwanda

May 3rd, 2013|

There is an urgent need for increased connectivity within natural landscapes, to maintain ecosystem processes under continued habitat loss and fragmentation. This is especially true in tropical Africa, where deforestation continues unabated under dense human [...]

Wildlife corridors on three continents

April 3rd, 2013|

Corridors have proliferated in the past decade.  Not just plans for corridors, or lines drawn on a map as hypothetical connections, but real corridors intended for the conservation of biodiversity.  A recent special feature on [...]

Determining corridor success in Africa

February 22nd, 2013|

While the success or failure of a wildlife corridor is often measured in terms of ecological benefits, there are other factors at play that can contribute to determining whether the creation and management of a [...]

Dam removal opens river corridors

October 30th, 2012|

Anadromous fish historically migrated thousands of kilometers, but dams now delay or halt migrations on nearly every stream in the United States. There are some 2.5 million dams in the country (Pejchar & Warner 2001). [...]

Banff National Park

October 10th, 2012|

Canada’s Rocky Mountain front harbors the richest diversity of large mammals remaining in North America. This landscape is among the continent’s last remaining undisturbed natural areas, and provides a critical transboundary linkage with the United [...]