Publications and Conferences

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Book Chapters

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Gunson, K. E., and F. Z. Teixeira. 2015. Road-wildlife mitigation planning can be improved by identifying the patterns and processes associated with wildlife-vehicle collisions. Pages 101-110 in R. van der Ree, D. J. Smith, and C. Grilo, editors. Handbook of Road Ecology. John Wiley & Sons, Oxford.

Jackson, S. D., D. J. Smith, and K. E. Gunson. 2015. Sharing the road: Mitigating road impacts on small vertebrates. Pages 177 – 208 in K. M. Andrews, P. Nanjappa, and S. P. D. Riley, editors. Roads and Ecological Infrastructure: Concepts and Applications for Small Animals. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Kintsch, J., K. E. Gunson, and T. A. Langen. 2015. Engaging the public through public education and citizen science. Pages 94 – 110 in K. M. Andrews, P. Nanjappa, and S. P. D. Riley, editors. Roads and Ecological Infrastructure: Concepts and Applications for Small Animals. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Tonjes, S., S.L. Jacobson, R. M. Sauvajot, K. E. Gunson, K. Moody, and D.J. Smith. 2015. The current planning and design process. Pages 110 – 131 in K. M. Andrews, P. Nanjappa, and S. P. D. Riley, editors. Roads and Ecological Infrastructure: Concepts and Applications for Small Animals. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Langen, T. A., K. E. Gunson, S. D. Jackson, D. J. Smith, and W. Ruediger. 2015. Planning to mitigate road effects on small animals. Pages 146 – 177 in K. M. Andrews, P. Nanjappa, and S. P. D. Riley, editors. Roads and Ecological Infrastructure: Concepts and Applications for Small Animals. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Smith, D. J., D. Marsh, K. E. Gunson, and S. Tonjes. 2015. Monitoring and adaptive management of road impacts and mitigation. Pages 240 – 261 in K. M. Andrews, P. Nanjappa, and S. P. D. Riley, editors. Roads and Ecological Infrastructure: Concepts and Applications for Small Animals. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

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Peer-reviewed Publications

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Clevenger, A. P., M. Barrueto, K. E. Gunson, F. M. Caryl, and A. T. Ford. 2015. Context dependent effects on spatial variation in deer-vehicle collisions. Ecosphere. 6:art47. (Click here for a .pdf) .

Seburn, D. C., K. Gunson, and F. W. Schueler. 2014. Apparent widespread decline of the Boreal Chorus Frog (Pseudacris maculata) in eastern Ottawa. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 128:151–157.

Gunson, K. E., and F. W. Schueler. 2012. Effective placement of road mitigation using lessons learned from turtle crossing signs in Ontario. Ecological Restoration 30:329–334.

Langen, T. A., K. E. Gunson, C. A. Scheiner, and J. T. Boulerice. 2012. Road mortality in freshwater turtles: identifying causes of spatial patterns to optimize road planning and mitigation. Biodiversity and Conservation 21:3017–3034.

Gunson, K. E., D. Ireland, and F. Schueler. 2012. A tool to prioritize high-risk road mortality locations for wetland-forest herpetofauna in Southern Ontario, Canada. North-Western Journal of Zoology 8:409–413.

Seburn, D. C., and K.E. Gunson. 2011. Has the Western Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata) declined in Western Ottawa, Ontario? The Canadian Field-Naturalist 125:220–226.

Gunson, K. E., G. Mountrakis, and L. J. Quackenbush. 2011. Spatial wildlife-vehicle collision models: A review of current work and its application to transportation mitigation projects. Journal of Environmental Management 92:1074–1082. (Click here for a .pdf)

Gunson, K. E., A. P. Clevenger, A. T. Ford, J. A. Bissonette, and A. Hardy. 2009. A comparison of data sets varying in spatial accuracy used to predict the occurrence of wildlife-vehicle collisions. Environmental management 44:268–277.

Mountrakis, G., and K.E. Gunson. 2009. Multi-scale spatiotemporal analyses of moose–vehicle collisions: a case study in northern Vermont. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 23:1389–1412.

Chruszcz, B., A. P. Clevenger, K. E. Gunson, and M. L. Gibeau. 2003. Relationships among grizzly bears, highways, and habitat in the Banff-Bow Valley, Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:1378–1391.

Clevenger, A. P., B. Chruszcz, and K. E. Gunson. 2003. Spatial patterns and factors influencing small vertebrate fauna road-kill aggregations. Biological Conservation 109:15–26.

Clevenger, A. P., J. Wierzchowski, B. Chruszcz, and K. E. Gunson. 2002. GIS-generated, expert-based models for identifying wildlife habitat linkages and planning mitigation passages. Conservation Biology 16:503–514.

Clevenger, A. P., B. Chruszcz, and K. E. Gunson. 2001. Drainage culverts as habitat linkages and factors affecting passage by mammals. Journal of Applied Ecology 38:1340–1349.

Clevenger, A. P., M. Mcivor, D. McIvor, B. Chruszcz, and K. E. Gunson. 2001. Tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum, movements and mortality on the Trans-Canada Highway in southwestern Alberta. Canadian Field-Naturalist 115:199–204.

Clevenger, A. P., B. Chruszcz, and K. E. Gunson. 2001. Highway mitigation fencing reduces wildlife-vehicle collisions. Wildlife Society Bulletin 29:646–653.

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Technical reports

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Eco-Kare International. 2017. Effectiveness monitoring of culverts and exclusion fencing for Species at Risk reptiles on Highway 69: Sudbury District. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, Northeastern Region, North Bay, Ontario, 61 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2017. Effectiveness monitoring of drainage culverts and exclusion fencing for Species at Risk reptiles on Highway 400: Parry Sound District. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, Northeastern Region, North Bay, Ontario, 60 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2017. Mitigation effectiveness monitoring of reptile tunnels and exclusion fencing on Highway 69 from 2015 and 2016. Final report submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Northeastern Region, North Bay, Ontario, 85 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2017. Wildlife Habitat Awareness (WHA) sign evaluation 2013 to 2016. Final report submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario, 68 pages.

Gunson, K.E., Seburn, D., Kintsch, J., and Crowley, J. 2016. Best management practices for mitigating the effects of roads on amphibian and reptile species at risk in Ontario. Submitted to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Queen’s Printer for Ontario. 112 pp (also available in French).

Cramer, P., J. Kintsch, K. Gunson, F. Shilling, M. Kenner, and C. Chapman. 2016. Reducing Wildlife-vehicle Collisions in South Dakota. Final report submitted to South Dakota Department of Transportation, SD2014-03, Pierre, South Dakota. 185 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2016. Mitigation effectiveness monitoring of reptile tunnels and exclusion fencing on Highway 69: 2015. Final report submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, North Bay, Ontario, Canada, 70 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2016. Road-wildlife mitigation assessment on Route 117 Rehabilitation Project. Final report submitted to Kouchibouguac National Park. 48 pp.

Dougan and Associates, Paradigm Transportation Solutions, Matrix Solutions, and Eco-Kare International. 2016. Balancing environmental protection and transportation in the Laurel Creek Environmental Sensitive Landscape: A case study. Final Report submitted to the Region of Waterloo. 349 pp.

Seburn, D. and K. Gunson January 2016. Can SAR turtle roadkill hotspots be predicted from the Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas data? Final report submitted to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry as part of the Species at Risk Stewardship Fund. 33 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2016. Creation of turtle maps by species and year (2009 to 2015) on the Long Point Causeway. Final report for the Long Point Causeway Improvement Project, 3 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2016. Wildlife-Vehicle Collision carcass data compilation. Final report submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. Northeastern Region, North Bay, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International. 2015. Pre-mitigation assessment on the Millennium Trail (between Danforth and Benway Roads, Prince Edward County). Submitted as draft report to the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists and Prince Edward County, Wellington, Ontario. 20 pp.

Seburn, D. and Gunson, K. November 2015. Estimating the effect of traffic mortality on Blanding’s Turtles across Ontario. A report in support of the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) Update Status Report and Status Assessment.

Eco-Kare International. November 2015. Assessment of Blanding’s turtle population on Amherst Island using citizen science data, Amherst Island, Ontario. 40 pp.

Eco-Kare International. In review. A municipal road ecology strategy for the Town of Oakville. Oakville, Ontario. 178 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2015. Monitoring reptile exclusion fence and use of drainage culvert on Highway 6: 2014 and 2015. Submitted to Nature Conservancy Canada, Guelph, Ontario. 22 pp.

Eco-Kare International. October 2015. Pre-mitigation assessment on Roseville Road (Regional Road 46). Prepared for the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, London, Ontario. 22 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2015. Monitoring effectiveness of large mammal mitigation measures: Highway 11 between Callander and Sundridge. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, Northeastern Region, North Bay, Ontario. 67 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2015. Prioritizing locations where mitigation is most needed for turtles on roads in Raisin Region watershed. Final report submitted to the Raisin Region Conservation Authority with funding from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Habitat Stewardship Program, Cornwall, Ontario. 28 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2015. Evaluation of turtle road mortality and associated mitigation measures along the Long Point Causeway: 1992, 2009-2014. Final report submitted to the Long Point Improvement Causeway Project with funding from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Habitat Stewardship Program, Port Rowan, Ontario. 24 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2015. Halton Region Species at Risk road mortality, hotspot mapping, and evaluation of wildlife crossing structure opportunities. Final report submitted to the Region of Halton with funding from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Habitat Stewardship Program, Oakville, Ontario. 49 pp.

Ministry of Transportation. 2015. MTO Wildlife Mitigation Program Analysis and Tools. Final report by Eco-Kare International submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario. 188 pp.

Eco-Kare International. November 2014. Wildlife mitigation for turtles for rehabilitation of Highway 17 between Warren and Verner. Final report submitted to Morrison Hershfield as part of detailed design report. 33 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2014. Monitoring effectiveness of large mammal mitigation measures: Highway 69 between Sudbury and Parry Sound. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, Northeastern Region, North Bay, Ontario. 92 pp.

Eco-Kare International. 2014. Fencing project along Highway 6 in the northern Bruce Peninsula. Final report submitted to the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Guelph, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., D. C. Seburn, and D. Lesbarrères. 2014. Monitoring turtle movements on Highways 7 & 41; 2012 and 2013. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, Kingston, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International, and Barrett Consulting. 2014. Ministry of Transportation Wildlife Mitigation Strategy integration workshop meeting, Peterborough, Ontario. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and F. W. Schueler. 2014. Turtle on-road monitoring and pre-mitigation assessment in the Raisin Conservation Watershed (2010-2013): A summary. Final report submitted to Raisin Region Conservation Authority, Cornwall, Ontario.

Cramer, P.C., S. Gifford, B. Crabb, C. McGinty, D. Ramsey, F. Shilling, J. Kintsch, K. Gunson, S. Jacobson. 2013. Methodology for prioritizing appropriate mitigation to reduce big game Animal-Vehicle Collisions on Idaho highways. Final draft report submitted to Idaho Transportation Department. 247 pp.

Eco-Kare International, and Barrett Consulting. 2013a. Ministry of Transportation Wildlife Mitigation Strategy small animal expert workshop, Woodbridge, Ontario. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International, and Barrett Consulting. 2013b. Ministry of Transportation Wildlife Mitigation Strategy large animal expert workshop, Sudbury, Ontario. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and F. W. Schueler. 2013. Turtle on-road monitoring and pre-mitigation assessment in the Raisin Conservation Watershed (2010-2012): A summary. Interim report submitted to Raisin Region Conservation Authority, Cornwall, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International. 2013. Effectiveness monitoring of large mammal collision mitigation measures on Highway 69 between Sudbury and Parry Sound. Annual report 2 submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Cramer, P., R. Hamlin, K. Gunson, and M. Greenwood. 2013. US Highway 93 South wildlife crossings research. Annual report submitted to the Montana Department of Transportation, Helena, Montana.

Koeth, L., A. Acovski, M. Schimana, and K. Gunson. 2012. Reducing road mortality and improving hydraulic connection on Sewells Road in Rouge Park, Toronto. Final report submitted to the City of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International. 2012. Effectiveness monitoring of large mammal collision mitigation measures on Highway 69 between Sudbury and Parry Sound. Annual report 1 submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Vanlaar, W. G. M., K. E. Gunson, S. W. Brown, and R. D. Robertson. 2012. Wildlife-vehicle collisions in Canada: A review of the literature and a compendium of existing data sources. Final report submitted by Traffic Injury Research Foundation and Eco-Kare International to State Farm Insurance, Canada.

Vanlaar, W. G. M., K. E. Gunson, S. W. Brown, and R. D. Robertson. 2012. Creating a wildlife-vehicle collision clearing house in Canada: A feasibility study. Final report submitted by Traffic Injury Research Foundation and Eco-Kare International to State Farm Insurance, Canada.

Juckers, M., and K. E. Gunson. 2012. A preliminary summary of the 2010-2011 turtle intake data at Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre. Final report submitted to Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre, Peterborough, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., F.W. Schueler, and J. Middleton. 2012. Placement of species at risk crossing signs. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, Highway Infrastructure Innovation Funding Program: HIIFP-115, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and L. I. Larson. 2012. Spatial and temporal patterns of nocturnal amphibians on roads in Mount Revelstoke National Park. Final report submitted to Parks Canada Agency, Mt. Revelstoke and Glacier Field Unit, Revelstoke, British Columbia.

Eco-Kare International. 2011. The Long Point Causeway Class Environmental Assessment, Schedule B: Placement and design assessment for three ecopassages. Final report submitted to S. Burnett and Associates, Orangeville, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International. November 2010. A wildlife impact assessment of road upgrades on West Road, North Bruce County. Final report submitted to Red Bay and Howenvale Resident Group, Bruce County, Ontario.

K.E. Gunson and D.C. Seburn, 2010. A review of proposed wildlife mitigation along the 407 east extension. Final report submitted to the Toronto Zoo and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

Eco-Kare International. 2010. Cyprus Lake Road pre-mitigation assessment. Final report submitted to Bruce Peninsula National Park, Tobermory, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International. 2009. Monitoring strategy for wildlife crossings and fencing on Highway 69, north of Highway 637. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, Northeastern Division.

Clevenger, A. P., A. Hardy, and K. E. Gunson. 2006. Analyses of wildlife-vehicle collision hotspots and their application to transportation planning. In National Highway Cooperative Research Program Final report to Utah State University.

Clevenger, A. P., A. Hardy, and K. E. Gunson. 2006. Analyses of wildlife-vehicle collision data: applications for guiding decision-making for wildlife crossing mitigation and motorist safety. In National Highway Cooperative Research Program final report. Utah State University.

Huijser, M. P., K. E. Gunson, and C. Abrams. 2006. Animal-vehicle collisions and habitat connectivity along US Highway 83 in the Seeley-Swan Valley, Montana: A reconnaissance. Final report to Montana Department of Transportation, Helena, Montana.

Gunson, K. E., and A. P. Clevenger. 2002. An amphibian habitat assessment of the phase IIIB portion of the Trans-Canada highway. Final report to Parks Canada, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia.

Clevenger, A. P., B. Churszcz, K. E. Gunson, and J. Wierzchowski. 2002. Roads and wildlife in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks – Movement, mortality, and mitigation. Final report to Parks Canada, Banff, Alberta.

Clevenger, A. P., B. Chruszcz, K. E. Gunson, and M. Brumfit. 2002. Highway mitigation monitoring, Three Sisters Parkway Interchange. Final report to Alberta Environment, Canmore, Alberta.

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Conferences and Workshops

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Gunson, K. E., and C. Green. September 2016. Monitoring effectiveness of reptile tunnels and exclusion fencing on Highway 69, Ontario, Canada. Lightning talk presentation at the Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference, Lake Placid, New York. (http://www.netwc.org/).

McCann, J., R. Danby, and K. E. Gunson. September 2016. Turtle-friendly beaver exclusion device design, testing and monitoring. Lightning talk presentation at the Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference, Lake Placid, New York. (http://www.netwc.org/).

Gunson, K. E. September 2015. Watching for wildlife: monitoring mitigation for large animals in Ontario. Presentation to the 2015 Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Gunson, K. E., and A. Healy. September 2015. Monitoring effectiveness of road wildlife mitigation for large animals in Ontario, Canada. Presentation and paper submitted to the 2015 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Raleigh, North Carolina.

Carruthers, B., and K. E. Gunson. September 2015. Development of a provincial wildlife mitigation strategy for large and small animals on highways in Ontario. Presentation and paper submitted to the 2015 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Raleigh, North Carolina.

Merriam, S., K. E. Gunson, and C. Green. 2015. Turtle mortality and hotspot identification along a rural southern Ontario highway. Poster presentation to the 2015 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Raleigh, North Carolina.

Gunson, K.E. May 2015. The path forward in establishing a network of road ecology practitioners. Plenary speaker and facilitator for the annual spring meeting for the Canadian Wildlife Directors Committee. Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland.

Gunson, K.E. May 2015. Designing and monitoring crossing structures for species at risk: turtles, snakes, and large animals. Invited speaker to the annual spring meeting for the Canadian Wildlife Directors Committee. Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland.

Gunson, K.E. November 2014. Road ecology research: A collaborative vision. Road ecology: A National Agenda for Canada hosted by Ontario Road Ecology Group (OREG) and partners. Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and B. Carruthers. November 2014. Wildlife corridor mapping tool. Ministry of Transportation 2014 Environmental Planners Learning Event. Barrie, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and D. Doyle. November 2014. Integrating road ecology into the Town of Oakville Transportation processes. Latornell Conservation Symposium: Growth and Transformation. Alliston, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E. November 2014. Integrating wildlife crossings into Ontario’s road network. Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) 2014 Bridge Expo: Bridge Innovation – For now. For the future. Mississauga, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., D. C. Seburn, and D. Lesbarrères. September 2014. Highway 7: Mitigating roadkill hotspots for turtles in Eastern Ontario. Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference: Climate Ready? Wildlife and transportation in a changing world. Burlington, Vermont.

Gunson, K. E., and B. Carruthers. September 2014. Integrating decision planning tools into road mitigation planning for small and large animals in Ontario, Canada. IENE 2014, International Conference on Ecology and Transportation: Life for a Greener Transport Infrastructure. Malmö, Sweden.

Gunson, K. E. September 2014. Road mitigation solutions for turtles and large animals in Ontario. Invited presentation at Concordia University, Department of Geography, Planning & Environment. Montreal, Quebec.

Healy, A., and K. E. Gunson. 2014. Reducing Wildlife Collisions: What is working in Northeastern Ontario. Paper and presentation prepared for the 2014 Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada. Montreal, Quebec.

Eco-Kare International, and Barrett Consulting. 2014. Ministry of Transportation Wildlife Mitigation Strategy integration workshop meeting, Peterborough, Ontario. Final report submitted to the Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E. March 2014. Towards a science-based wildlife mitigation strategy. Invited presentation for workshop hosted by the Toronto Region Conservation Authority. Black Creek Pioneer Centre, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International, and Barrett Consulting. October 2013. MTO Wildlife Mitigation Strategy large animal expert workshop meeting report. Ministry of Transportation, Woodbridge, Ontario.

Eco-Kare International, and Barrett Consulting. September 2013. MTO Wildlife Mitigation Strategy small animal expert workshop meeting report. Ministry of Transportation, Woodbridge, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E. October 2013. Collecting relevant data to inform road-wildlife mitigation planning. Invited presentation for the Ontario Municipal Road Ecology symposium hosted by the Town of Oakville, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E. November 2013. Planning, monitoring, and implementation of road ecology in Ontario. A. D. Latornell Conservation Symposium: Resilience: The ability to adapt to change. Alliston, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E. April 2013. A focus on road impacts and mitigation. Invited presentation to the first Endangered Species Act Conference: Stewardship and innovation in conservation and recovery. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and D. Lesbarrères. 2013. A synthesis of road ecology in Ontario, Canada: Emerging issues and new directions. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Poster. Retrieved from http://www.icoet.net/ICOET_2013/proceedings.asp.

Gunson, K. E. 2012. A synthesis of road ecology in Ontario. Invited speaker at Ontario Road Ecology Group annual meeting. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and F. W. Schueler. September 2012. Informed placement of wildlife mitigation measures: Using turtle crossing signs as a case study in Ontario. Infra-Eco Network Europe bi-annual conference. Berlin, Germany.

Gunson, K. E. September 2012. Road mitigation planning for amphibians and reptiles at population, metapopulation, and landscape scales. Invited speaker to Midwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Pioneer, Ohio.

Andrews, K. M., P. Nanjappa, S. P. D. Riley, and K. E. Gunson. 2011. Road planning and mitigation design for small animals: Concepts and applications. Pages 527–533 in P. J. Wagner, D. Nelson, and E. Murray, editors. Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, 2012, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Gunson, K. E. 2011. Endangered Species Act and compliance for road planning in Ontario. Combined Ontario Goods Road Association/Rural Ontario Municipal Association. Toronto, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and G. Mountrakis. 2010. Spatial wildlife-vehicle collision models: A review of current work and recommendations for its application to transportation mitigation projects. Infra Eco Network Europe Bi-annual conference. Velence, Hungary.

Gunson, K. E. 2010. Reconnecting herpetofaunal habitat across roads in Southern Ontario: Slowly but surely. 4th Annual Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference. Amherst, Massachusetts.

Gunson, K. E. 2010. Reconnecting herpetofaunal habitat across roads in Ontario: a co-ordinated effort. Invited speaker for special book symposium at Joint meeting of Ichthyologists and herpetologists. Providence, Rhode Island.

Gunson, K. E., and F. W. Schueler. 2010. Turtle crossing signs: evaluating whether they are in the right place. Turtle Recovery Workshop hosted by Adopt-A-Pond. Toronto Zoo, Toronto, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., D. Ireland, and F. W. Schueler. 2009. Incorporating road-mortality hotspot modeling and connectivity analyses into road mitigation planning in Ontario, Canada. Pages 197–206 in P. J. Wagner, D. Nelson, and E. Murray, editors. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, 2010, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Gunson, K.E. 2009. Spatiotemporal distributions of wildlife-vehicle collisions and their application for mitigation planning. Page 878 in P. J. Wagner, D. A. Nelson, and E. Murray, editors. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, 2010, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Gunson, K. E., and G. Mountrakis. 2009. Tools used to identify spatial and temporal patterns of wildlife-vehicle collisions along roads and their application for mitigation planning. 19th Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Gunson, K. E., and D. Ireland. 2009. Project 400: Building safer roads for motorists and wildlife in Ontario. 19th Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference. Paper 19_61. Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals and the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Gunson, K. E., and D. Ireland. 2008. Road mortality hotspots and connectivity for wetland-forest herpetofauna in southern Ontario. A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium. Alliston, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and D. Ireland. 2008. Road mortality hotspots and connectivity for wetland-forest herpetofauna in southern Ontario. Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference. Meredith, New Hampshire.

Gunson, K. E., and D. Ireland. 2008. Road mortality hotspots, linkages and connectivity in Ontario. Toronto Zoo Road Ecology Stewardship Symposium & Workshop. Toronto, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and A. P. Clevenger. 2007. Limited applications of wildlife-vehicle collision analyses for transportation planning and mitigation efforts due to spatial inaccuracy. Page 602 in C. L. Irwin, D. A. Nelson, and K. P. McDermott, editors. Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Clevenger, A. P., and K. E. Gunson. 2007. Road Ecology in Banff National Park: Concepts and Applications for Integrating Wildlife Ecology into Sustainable Transportation Systems. Invited keynote speaker to the Toronto Zoo Ecopassages Forum. Toronto, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., and G. Mountrakis. 2007. Paving the road towards the future: Developing valid spatial models to predict wildlife-vehicle collision locations. Zoo Ecopassages Forum (keynote speaker). Toronto, Ontario.

Gunson, K. E., B. Chruszcz, and A. P. Clevenger. 2005. What features of the landscape and highway influence ungulate vehicle collisions in the watersheds of the Central Canadian Rocky Mountains: a fine-scale perspective? Pages 545–556 in C. L. Irwin, P. Garrett, and K. P. McDermott, editors. Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, 2006, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Gunson, K. E., B. Chruszcz, and A. P. Clevenger. 2003. Large animal-vehicle collisions in the Central Canadian Rocky Mountains: patterns and characteristics. in C. L. Irwin, P. Garrett, and K. P. McDermott, editors. 2003 Proceedings of the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

*Gunson, K.E. has also presented road ecology to many university audiences, including Trent University, Carleton University, Concordia University and Laurentian University.

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Popular articles

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Road ecology research in Ontario featured in Cottage Life magazine (May 2014; Up, up, and away) with K. Gunson interviewed as expert in the field.

Gunson, K. E. 2012. ACO wildlife products and road mitigation solutions in herpetology. The Canadian Herpetologist 2:24–25.

Gunson, K. E., and F. W. Schueler. 2012. Effective placement of road mitigation using lessons learned from turtle crossing signs in Ontario. The Orchid 58:4–5.

Juckers, M., and K. E. Gunson. 2012. Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre helps to save turtles from dying on the road. The Orchid 58:7–8.

Schueler, F. W., and K. E. Gunson. 2011. The road ecology circuit in Leeds & Grenville. Trails and Landscape 45:155–160.

Gunson, K. E. 2010. Green infrastructure design for municipal roads. Municipal World 120:9–10.

Gunson, K. E. 2008. How eco-passages help motorists and wildlife coexist safely. Collections. News from The Toronto Zoo. Spring.

Gunson, K. E. 2008. Road mortality hotspots and connectivity for herpetofauna in southern Ontario. Amphibian Voice 18:3.

Gunson, K. E., and C. Pacas. 2004. Are amphibian populations on the rise or decline in Banff National Park? Croaks and Trills 9:1–2.

Clevenger, A. P., M. McIvor, D. McIvor, B. Chruszcz, and K. E. Gunson. 2000. Mass movements and mortality of tiger salamanders on the Trans-Canada highway in southwestern Alberta. Research Links 8:8–9.

Gunson, K.E. 1999. Mortality of wildlife on roads in the Banff-Bow Valley, Alberta. Banff National Park Research Updates. 2.

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