Colorado Corridors Project looking for volunteers to monitor Vail Pass

25th April, 2016 by

By Krista Driscoll

AVON — Avid hikers have a unique opportunity to volunteer with the Colorado Corridors Project to help researchers with a wildlife-monitoring study using remote camera traps. At an elevation of more than 10,000 feet, Vail Pass has been identified as an ecologically significant site, both statewide and regionally, as an essential habitat corridor for many wildlife species — especially snow-dependent species such as the Canada lynx. However, Interstate 70 currently severs habitat connectivity on the pass.The Colorado Corridors Project is a citizen science program offered by the Denver Zoo, Rocky Mountain Wild, Walking Mountains Science Center and other partners aimed …

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