Wildlife on Roads: A Handbook

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Wildlife on Roads handbook -- front and back covers

A must have for students, professionals, road maintenance personnel, and citizen scientists interested in road ecology

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The cost of a full-colour book (80# silk paper; 232 pages,  ~130 colour photos) is $29.95 CAD (~$22.62 US).

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OVERVIEW

  • A literature review piece outlining the impacts of roads on amphibians, turtles, squamates, mammals and birds with tips for collecting on-road information
  • Followed by species essays of diagnostic features relevant to road-killed animals as well as information as to why specific species may be found alive or dead-on-roads
  • A concluding chapter on citizen science data collection and management, with details on collecting location and photo information for upload into on-line databases such as iNaturalist
  • 12 relevant case studies on on-road citizen science projects and mitigation solutions in Ontario
  • 160 photos relevant to key diagnostic features of species and/or to illustrate animals as observed on roads, and 12 black and white illustrations comparing and contrasting key diagnostic features by species and taxa
  • A customized data sheet with fields for citizen science on-road data collection along with link to an iNaturalist database for upload of observations in Ontario
  • Field and on-line resource section for each relevant taxa
  • 142 references sorted by each relevant taxa
  • 5 page glossary of terms relevant to wildlife on roads data collection
  • Index of species with provincial (Ontario) and federal (Canada) conservation status

SAMPLE PAGES — click for full size

sample (main index)

(Main Index)

sample (on-road)

(Introduction)

sample (frogs and toads)

(Frogs and Toads)

sample (decline)

(Turtle chapter)

sample (snakes)

(Squamates chapter)

sample (birds)

(Bird chapter)

sample (shorthand)

(Data Management Chapter)

sample (species index)

(Species Index)

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