Animal Rights Articles
Moo-ving people toward compassionate living
Visit the all-creatures.org Home Page.
Write us with your comments: email@example.com
Bridge For the Animals
Photo by Lucy Izon
The Trans-Canada Highway (TCH) is the world's longest national highway, running 4,860 miles (7,821 km) across Canada from Victoria, British Columbia, on the Pacific coast to St. John's, Newfoundland, on the Atlantic. The Trans-Canada Highway linked several provincial highways, many of which were 4-lane divided roads, but some portions of the route (particularly where it traversed wilderness or agricultural land) the roadways were a single lane in each direction.
In order to provide a lesser disruption to wildlife and avoid collisions between vehicles and large mammals in wilderness areas, Parks Canada has undertaken projects in areas such as Banff, Alberta, to "twin" (i.e., expand from two to four lanes) some portions of the TCH, install "ungulate-proof" fences along both sides of the roadway, and create overpasses/underpasses in designated areas for the safe passage of wildlife. (Photographs of some of these wildlife passes may be viewed on the Parks Canada web site.)
The image displayed above purports to show elk crossing one such wildlife overpass in Banff. However, readers familiar with the area have pointed out that the structure pictured is not a wildlife overpass, but rather a bridge for the Canadian Pacific railroad track.
Return to Animal Rights Articles
The calf photo on these pages is from Farm Sanctuary with our thanks.
We welcome your comments:
Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
All Creatures Animal Rights Article: justice, peace, love, compassion, ethics, organizations, Bible, God, Lord, Jesus, Christ, Holy Spirit, grass roots, animals, cruelty free, lifestyle, hunting, fishing, traping, farm, farming, factory, fur, meat, slaughter, cattle, beef, pork, chicken, poultry, hens, battery, debeaking. Thee is also a similarity to the human aspects of prolife, pro life, pro-life, abortion, capital punishment, and war.
| Home Page | Animal Issues | Archive | Art and Photos | Articles | Bible | Books | Church and Religion | Discussions | Health | Humor | Letters | Links | Nature Studies | Poetry and Stories | Quotations | Recipes | What's New? |
Thank you for visiting all-creatures.org.