Watch out for Wildlife: Film Screening & Panel Discussion

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Wednesday May 22

6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

Wildlife, such as deer and elk, face challenges everyday while trying to navigate a landscape altered by humans. Join us for a critical look at the intersection of transportation and wildlife migration through a series of documentaries and a discussion with key partners working to promote habitat connectivity and safe passage for wildlife.

 

Films:

Cascade Crossroads – Chronicling the story unfolding over and under Interstate 90 in Washington’s Cascade Mountains, this documentary looks at the intersection of a major transportation and wildlife migration corridor. Running time: 30 minutes

 

It’s a Mule Deer’s Life – Witness the challenges of a group of mule deer in eastern Nevada as they make a 120 mile migration from their winter range in the Pequop Mountains to their summer range in the majestic Jarbidge Mountains. Running time: 23 minutes

 

Gilchrist Wildlife Underpass Project – Using the wildlife underpass project at Lava Butte as a model, learn how the Gilchrist project is taking shape. 5 minutes

 

Panel Discussion with:

  • Sara Gregory - ODF&W: Wildlife Habitat Biologist
  • Lauri Turner -  Deschutes National Forest: Forest Wildlife Program Manager
  • Cidney Bowman - ODOT: Wildlife Passage Coordinator

 

Program will take place at SHARC - Sunriver Aquatics & Recreation Center

 

 

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