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Keeping It Simple: Easy Ways to Help Wildlife Along Roads

Photo Gallery for Old Guide Rail is "Guide Fence" for Traveling Salamanders

close-up of a salamander
NYSDOT photo
The salamanders chance of survival is increased thanks to the culvert.

close-up of culvert pipe with sheetmetal guide to funnel salamanders to pipe
NYSDOT photo
The amphibian crossing is a culvert installed under the road bed. The culvert is constructed low to the ground to help retain a moist environment.

Updated: 12/12/2012
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