Planning ahead to stop road construction projects is vital to help protect wildlife in threatened areas.
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Last November, the death of a young Florida panther broke the all-time record set in 2012 of Florida panthers killed on roads.
A donated flight gave us a bird’s-eye view of these innovative highway projects that protect native wildlife and reconnect habitats.
Thanks to a recent land purchase along the Caloosahatchee River in Florida, panthers now have a little more room to roam.
Monday night, Hendry County put into effect a new slow speed nighttime panther zone on a 5.25 mile stretch of CR 832/Keri Road. The road’s posted speed limit will now drop from 55 to 45 mph at night, when panthers are most active and visibility for motorists is low.