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Wildlife Crossings for Amphibians and Reptiles

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Division of Research, Innovation and System Information

Veterans Affairs Bldg - 5th floor - Room #518
1227 “O” Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814

Held onFriday, June 28, 2013
9:30am - 11:30am


On Friday, June 28, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Mr. Tom Langton, managing director of Herpetofauna Consultants International, presented "Wildlife Crossing for Amphibians and Reptiles."

Even Information

Many amphibians and reptiles in California are listed as threatened or endangered. Highways pose movement barriers for many of these and other sensitive small animal species. In this presentation Tom Langton will lead a discussion and highlight considerations for designing and emplacing effective small-animal crossings for highways in California to enhance population connectivity.

Please click here for the presentations slides.


Presenter Information

Tom Langton is the managing director of Herpetofauna Consultants International based in England. He has extensive experience in the impacts of roads on small animals, particularly herpetiles, and in the mitigation of those impacts. He has authored or co-authored many works on animal road crossings including (with Andrew Hamer and David Lesbarrères) a chapter on mitigating road impacts on amphibians. Currently, he is assisting with a comprehensive review of small ecopassages for vertebrates for Johns Hopkins Press.

Tom Langton


RECORDED Webinar Information

Held on Friday, June 28, 2013
9:30 am - 11:30 am, Pacific Standard Time (GMT -08:00, San Francisco)
  Webcast Recording

Click on this LINK to view or download recording

For more information, check the Division of Research and Innovation Web site or contact Dee Lam at (916) 654-7656.


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