A Wildlife Connectivity Analysis for the Chignecto Isthmus

Project description (English)

By facilitating gene-flow between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, the Chignecto Isthmus plays an important role in maintaining healthy wildlife populations over the long-term. For this reason, NCC undertook analyses to model wildlife connectivity across the isthmus.

Project description (French)

Main contact organization for the project

The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Part of larger network(s)

Staying Connected Initiave (SCI)

Project status

Underway

Start year of project

2016

Date of completion

2018-12-31

Primary ecosystem focus

Forested

Agricultural

Riparian

Connectivity action

Corridors network design

Research (Modelling)

Research (Evaluation of functional connectivity)

Standard keywords

Corridors

Transportation (roads, rails, bridges, culverts)

Taxonomic Coverage

Mammals

Birds

Reptiles

Geographical coverage

Jurisdiction(s)

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

Location name

Chignecto Isthmus

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