Wildlife crossings research and monitoring
With a total of 44 wildlife crossing structures (six overpasses and 38 underpasses), and 82 km of highway fencing, Banff National Park has the most wildlife crossing structures and highway enclosure fencing in a single location on the planet.
Since 1996, continuous research and monitoring of the wildlife crossing structures has contributed to improvements in subsequent phases of the Trans-Canada Highway Twinning Project. Through sound science, innovation and collaboration, Parks Canada has become a world leader in highway wildlife mitigations.
Most recently, Parks Canada is proud to have collaborated with the Western Transportation Institute (Montana State University), the Miistakis Institute of the Rockies, and the Woodcock and Wilburforce Foundations on research and monitoring of the wildlife crossings.
Discover how scientists monitor wildlife crossing structures
Remote Camera Images
Check out pictures of animals using crossing structures