Building roads in the 21st century cannot happen without careful consideration for the wildlife it can affect. In this clip from the Thinking Transportation Podcast from Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), associate research scientist Andrew Birt puts the case for protecting Monarch Butterflies. To hear the whole interview and more like it just visit the Thinking Transportation homepage or find the podcast on your favorite streaming service.
Guest info: Andrew Birt is an associate research scientist and has worked for TTI for 10 years. He is an ecologist by training and has been involved in several projects involving wildlife and transportation issues as well as projects focusing on air quality, hydrology, agriculture, and transportation resilience.