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

Corridor Management

Digests about corridors in management

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 [...]

Habitat connectivity and future land development

September 7th, 2012|

Scientists have successfully communicated the benefits of habitat connectivity to the public. Would you like proof? Even land developers in Florida have adopted wildlife corridors in their long-term plans to convert a tree plantation into [...]

Turkey’s first wildlife corridor

September 5th, 2012|

Efforts are underway to create Turkey's first corridor. The new 82km long corridor will conserve over 23,000 ha. The corridor will protect Turkey's great diversity of plants and animals, including the Caucasian lynx, brown bear, [...]

Siju-Rewak Corridor

May 2nd, 2012|

Siju-Rewak, Garo Hills, Meghalaya, INDIA From the World Land Trust: The Siju-Rewak Corridor, located in the Garo Hills, protects an important population (thought to be approximately 20% of all the elephants that survive in the [...]