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Keeping It Simple: Easy Ways to Help Wildlife Along Roads

Photo Gallery for Elk proof fencing



This photo is a closeup of extended wildlife fencing along a highway. A section of pipe is bolted onto a rght-of-way fence post to heighten the fence to approximately 8 feet. Fence wire is attached to the pipe section and stretched to another pipe section (not shown) further along the right-of-way fence.
Photo by Photo by Arizona Game and Fish
This elkproof fencing was created simply by extending the right-of-way fence to heights of 7 and 8 feet.

Updated: 12/12/2012
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