Getting Up to Speed: A Conservationist's Guide to Wildlife and Highways

Project Description

Entering the 21st century, we face the final frontier of conservation—both literally and figuratively. It’s no longer enough to save species or spaces. As precious acres slip away under expanding infrastructure and associated development, advocates must look to a more comprehensive approach to conservation and can no longer afford to overlook unconventional partnerships. In the next century, our remaining habitat cores and corridors will be absolutely critical to wildlife as they attempt to respond to climate change. Over the last decade, Defenders of Wildlife has recognized the urgency ...

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: No
County: District of Columbia, DC

Project Sites

  • Defenders of Wildlife (Not publicly accessible)

Goals and Targets

Primary Motivations:

  • Conservation Mission
    Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities.

Targeted Habitats:

No targeted habitats were identified for this project.

Targeted Species:

No targeted species were identified for this project.

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Education Completed 2007 2007


Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? No/Unknown


White, Patricia. Getting Up to Speed: A Conservationist's Guide to Wildlife and Highways. Washington D.C: Defenders of Wildlife, 2007.

Quick Facts

Owning Organization

Defenders of Wildlife

Managing Organization

Defenders of Wildlife
(Non-Governmental Organization)

Contact Information

Kassandra Kelly
Defenders of Wildlife

General Information

Project #: 219155
Last Updated: September 26, 2013

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