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February 6, 2017

Elk Herd Shuts Down I-80

Prior to installation of the Wildlife bridge, Lambs Canyon was an absolute hot spot for Elk, Deer, Moose and even Bears along (and on) I-80. In early 2017, a large herd of Elk found themselves bedded in the middle of this heavily trafficked corridor. In an unprecedented move, the Department of Wildlife Rescources, along with […]

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November 29, 2016

SPSW Presents $42,000 Check to UDOT to Expedite Wildlife Fencing

After a very successful fundraiser was launched by Save People Save Wildlife, we were able to present a check to UDOT to being wildlife mitigation efforts along I-80. We are grateful to all of our donors and supporters for the tremendous outpouring of funds that would allow UDOT to expedite wildlife fencing along I-80. Save […]

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March 1, 2016

Change.org Petition Garners Over 3,000 Signatures

In the Summer of 2016 – residents continued to be alarmed by the seemingly endless number of wildlife and vehicle collisions along Highway 80 in the Park City area. Citizens asked Summit County, the Park City Council, UDOT and the governor for funding to improve wildlife fencing and other measures – to no avail. See […]

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February 17, 2016

Car Hits Moose on Parley’s Canyon – Driver Nearly Killed

KSL covered what was one of many many near fatal accidents that took place along the dangerous corridor from Parley’s Summit to Jeremy Ranch. This is the death zone where inadequate Wildlife fencing in disrepair, combined with an absence of cattle guards, allowed large wildlife such as Moose and Elk directly into the path of […]

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January 30, 2016

Wildlife Open House Draws Large Crowd

In January of 2016 – during the thick of Sundance crowds, DWR representatives hosted an Open House for the Park City Community. Their goal was to address the concerns of residents regarding the frequent Wildlife and vehicle collisions that appeared to be escalating. Over 150 residents attended and had the opportunity to ask a number […]

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November 4, 2015

Park City Residents Demand Adequate Wildlife Fencing along I-80

Learn more about the formation of Save People Save Wildlife in 2015 thanks to this great article from Fox 13. Park City residents urge UDOT to build wildlife fencing after spike in animal deaths

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