GPS New Technology May Prevent Road Kill

LocalNews8.com

The drive through Island Park may be safer this summer with a little help from the Idaho Transportation Department along with Idaho Fish and Game.They’re using innovative technology to prevent traffic accidents that happen when wildlife wander across the road.The project had a quiet start in February, when Idaho Fish and Game placed GPS collars on 30 female elk and 26 female moose.”The collaring was the first aspect that needed to be done. We needed to see where the moose and the elk were going,” said IFG spokesman Gregg Losinski.The collars have allowed officers to track animal movement across Highway 20 in the Island Park area….Read on

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