New wildlife overpass, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Wildlife overpass, Banff National Park, Alberta
Box culvert under construction, Highway 69
(Point to pictures for photo credit)
Eco-Kare International is a federally incorporated company established in Ontario, Canada in 2009 in response to an increasing demand for green infrastructure.
Eco-Kare specializes in Translating Road Ecology Science into Practical Road Mitigation Solutions.
Road ecology is the science of understanding the interactions between roads and the environment, more specifically wildlife, air, vegetation, soil, and water. This science has evolved over the past few decades with increasing awareness of the negative impacts roads may have on the environment.
The most obvious impact of roads on the environment
Increasing number of roadkill, resulting in injuries and fatalities sustained by both motorists and wildlife
Eco-Kare specializes in
Effective transportation-mitigation planning, ie integrating wildlife-vehicle collision, corridor and habitat assessments in road mitigation prioritization (contact us for a planning flowchart adapted to your region)
Cost-effective mitigation design, ie integrating an appropriate mitigation scenario that meet road upgrade plans, environmental and safety objectives, and budgets for road projects