publication . Article . 2001

Montana Department of Transportation - a fine feathered friend

Wambach, Deborah A.; Traxler, Mark A.; Eakin, Kirk W.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 24 Sep 2001
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
Abstract
Funding Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Total Budget: $1000 - $5000 per project Project Period: Ongoing Since 1995 In Montana, across the nation, and around the world, highway construction activities often come into direct conflict with migratory and other nesting bird species, frequently resulting in habitat loss, the interruption of breeding and rearing activities, or even mortality. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) has considered this issue under the permitting and regulatory guidance of state and federal authorities, and laws such as the Endangered Species Act and Migratory Bird Treaty Act. MDT has decidedly taken a proactive appr...
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free text keywords: Montana Department of Transportation, bird species migration
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