Article 10 # 4 2020

DOI: 10.33868/0365-8392-2020-4-264-64-68
© Tetiana Lozova, Junior Researcher, e-mail:, ORCID: 0000-0002-6615-5932;
© Lesya Yaroshchuk, Head of the Road Sanitary-Ecological Laboratory, e-mail:, ORCID: 0000-0003-1550-0131
(Department of Ecology and Earth M.P. Shulgin State Road Research Institute State Enterprise)
Abstract. The experience of data collection methods for the installation of bio-transitions and fences for the protection of wild animals is analyzed. The need of strategic forecasting and planning of bio-transitions for animals is substantiated.
Ukraine has an advantageous territorial location and therefore it is necessary to work on the modernization, expansion and improvement of the entire road network so that there is no threat to the ecological balance. The current state of the transport and road complex of our country requires the use of foreign experience. The decision of site selection for bio-transitions arrangement requires information, experience, appropriate tools and resources to determine the sites that are most suitable for the construction of these facilities.
Issues. In order to facilitate the unimpeded migration of wild animals and reduce their death rate, bio-transitions are actively used in many countries. Improperly designed and installed fences are the reason of their ineffectiveness, in some cases they are an obstacle to the reproduction of populations and a restriction of wildlife feeding.
The purpose of the work is to analyze the world experience of the approaches of site selection for the arrangement of bio-transitions.
Materials and methods. Analysis of information sources, in particular foreign ones, on approaches and methods of site selection for arrangement of engineering structures for animal crossing.
Results. The analysis of foreign information sources on methods of monitoring the migration routes of wild animals to determine the location for bio-transitions arrangement is carried out.
Conclusions. The main approaches to monitoring and data collection for the site selection for bio-transitions arrangement are proposed.
Keywords: highway, animal monitoring, bio-transition.

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