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NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT IN THE WEST

Crouching Scientist, Hidden Dragonfly

Crouching Scientist, Hidden Dragonfly

Sep 27, 2021

By Amber Furness

A researcher’s quest to protect an endangered dragonfly

Road Noise

Road Noise

Sep 27, 2021

By Kristen Pope

Traffic sounds disturb wildlife far beyond the asphalt

Leather-clad motorcyclists cruised around Devils Tower National Monument in August 2015

Repairing a Fragmented Landscape

Repairing a Fragmented Landscape

Sep 27, 2021

By Gregory Nickerson

Interstate 80 severed wildlife habitats 50 years ago. Can we reconnect them?

Wildlife Crossing Innovation

Wildlife Crossing Innovation

Sep 27, 2021

By Kylie Mohr

Research shows the promise and peril of a new material 

Ernie’s Road

Ernie’s Road

Sep 27, 2021

Text and images by Claire Giordano 

The engineer behind a lonely desert highway

My mom tells stories of a magic road. It wound from a gleaming blue alpine lake to the desert below. It required no gas, didn’t wear out brakes, and had the most beautiful vistas. 

Paving Paradise to Put Up Parking Lots

Paving Paradise to Put Up Parking Lots

Sep 27, 2021

By Aubin Douglas

Can Western cities grow without displacing their neighboring natural wonders?

My first visit to the Great Salt Lake was a graduate course field trip to the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge. 

Intersecting Roads

Intersecting Roads

Sep 27, 2021

Perspective From Corinna Riginos

The need to value and safeguard wildlife movements

Roads may well be humankind’s greatest source of metaphors, inspiration for a plethora of phrases about journeys and all the bumps, bends, twists, and turns along them.