MONGABAY July 2023
Virtual fences can benefit both ranchers and wildlife
Virtual fencing manages livestock using GPS-linked collars to train animals to stay within a set boundary. Coupled with the removal of existing barbed-wire fencing, it could open up whole landscapes for wildlife.
U. OF CALIFORNIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Nov 2022
Fence Ecology and Managment in Rangelands
Wenjing talked with ranchers in Ventura and Los Angles County in Southern California about fences. We discussed the potential to incoeperate wildlife-friendly fences or virtual fencing for designing landscapes that can work for both livestock and wildlife.
HIGH COUNTRY NEWS Sep 2021
Behind the wire with a fence ecologist
Our work in fence ecology has spurred changes on the ground. Community members came together to remove and modify fences to help wildlife.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Aug 2021
In Wyoming, fences are coming down to make way for wildlife
More than 600,000 miles of fences crisscross the American West, blocking animal migration. Outside Yellowstone this summer, volunteers dismantled a few.