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Keeping It Simple: Easy Ways to Help Wildlife Along Roads

Photo Gallery for A "fence" made of boulders keeps elk off a busy highway

This photo shows a line of large boulders with gaps filled in by smaller boulders. The "rock fence" leads to a wildlife underpass (not seen).
Photo by Photo by Arizona Game and Fish
This "fence" made of boulders works as well as standard wildlife fencing to keep elk off the highway.

Updated: 12/12/2012
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