Reducing Moose-Vehicle Collisions through Salt Pool Removal and Displacement: an Agent-Based Modeling Approach

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Paul D. Grosman; Jochen A. G. Jaeger; Pascale M. Biron; Christian Dussault; Jean-Pierre Ouellet;
  • Publisher: Resilience Alliance
  • Journal: Ecology and Society (issn: 1708-3087)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5751/ES-02941-140217
  • Subject: agent-based modeling | Alces alces | moose | Laurentides Wildlife Reserve | Quebec | roads | road mortality | salt pools | wildlife&#8211 | vehicle collisions | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5 | Ecology | QH540-549.5

Between 1990 and 2002, more than 200 moose-vehicle collisions occurred each year in Quebec, including about 50/yr in the Laurentides Wildlife Reserve. One cause is the presence of roadside salt pools that attract moose near roads in the spring and summer. Using the comp... View more
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