Skip navigation Wilderness: Roads to Ruin?


1. Road rage (STORY MAP)

2. Pavement or depravement?

3. Spreading like weeds

4. Amphibian perambulations

5. Down the corridor


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Bountiful botany

Size and survival

Monarchs in trouble

Invasive species

Administration to Exempt Forest From Road Act, Jennifer Lee, The New York Times, July 16, 2003.

Bold Conservation Project Confronts Political Reality, Jocelyn Kaiser, Science, Sept. 21, 2001. See also Building a Case for Biological Corridors, same author and issue.

Conservation Biology, special issue on roads, Feb. 2000.

Corridor Use by Diverse Taxa, Nick Haddad, Ecology, 84(3), 2003.

An Experimental Investigation of Landscape Resistance... Betsie Rothermel and Raymond Semlitsch, Conservation Biology, Oct. 2002, or press release.

Off-Road Vehicles As Dispersal Agents for Exotic Species in a Forested Landscape, Tom Rooney, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, paper at 30th annual Natural Areas Conference, September, 2003, Madison, Wis.

Road Ecology, Richard Forman, Island Press, 2002.

Theodore Rex, Edmund Morris, Random House, 2001.

Theory of Island Biogeography, Robert MacArthur and Edward Wilson, Princeton University Press, 1967.

Chequemegon-Nicolet National Forest

The fight over Tongass National Forest.

Defenders of Wildlife.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory.

U.S.D.A. Forest Service

Federal rules on roadless area conservation.

Society of American Foresters.

Waste-n--paper on our credits page.

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