Best Management Practices for Mitigating the Effects of Roads on Amphibian and Reptile Species at Risk in Ontario

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Best Management Practices for Mitigating the Effects of Roads on Amphibian and Reptile Species at Risk in Ontario

K. Gunson, D. Seburn, J. Kintsch, and J. Crowley - 2016

Organization: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Location: Ontario

Abstract:

The purpose of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF) Best Management Practices for Mitigating the Effects of Roads on Amphibian and Reptile Species at Risk in Ontario (hereafter referred to as the best management practice (BMP) document) is to provide information on designing, implementing and monitoring mitigation measures to restore connectivity and reduce road mortality for species at risk (SAR) amphibians and reptiles.

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Document Type: BMP mitigation design post-mitigation monitoring guidelines justification to mitigate maintenance practices
Project Type: fencing habitat creation/restoration overpass public awareness campaigns routine maintenance guidelines shelf signage timing of road projects underpass
Infrastructure Asset: existing roadway large underpass medium underpass new roadway overpass small underpass
Fauna: reptiles amphibians