wildlife http://wyomingpublicradio.net en WYDOT studies effectiveness of reflectors for reducing wildlife collisions http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wydot-studies-effectiveness-reflectors-reducing-wildlife-collisions <p>The Wyoming Department of Transportation is trying to determine whether reflectors posted at the side of roads help reduce wildlife collisions.</p><p>WYDOT’s Cody Beers says the reflectors are meant to bounce light along the roadside when cars pass, so the animals know not to cross the roads.</p><p>“Over the last 20 years there’s been roughly seventy-five thousand documented wildlife-vehicle collisions in the state of Wyoming,” Beers said. “So it’s our hope that we can save lives and save animals’ lives.”</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 19:26:12 +0000 Willow Belden 32153 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net WYDOT studies effectiveness of reflectors for reducing wildlife collisions