Wildlife & Ecology

Explore the articles and maps below to learn the impact of fracking on wildlife and ecology. Oil and gas activities can harm endangered species, critical habitats, watersheds, and ecosystems by polluting the air and water, installing disrupting infrastructure such as roads or pipelines, creating noise and light pollution, and more.

FracTracker Articles & Maps – Wildlife & Ecology

Learn about the impact of fracking on wildlife and ecology through visualizations such as maps, digital atlases of critical watersheds, and aerial photography.

Mapping gathering lines in OH and WV feature

Mapping Gathering Lines in Ohio and West Virginia

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As a spring 2020 intern with FracTracker, my work mostly involved…
Captina Creek Watershed FeaturePhoto by Ted Auch, FracTracker Alliance

Fracking Threatens Ohio’s Captina Creek Watershed

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FracTracker's Great Lakes Program Coordinator Ted Auch explores…
Frac sand mine in Wisconsin

Living on the Front Lines with Silica Sand Mines

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Guest blog by Christine Yellowthunder, an environmental activist,…

The Falcon: Water Crossings & Hazards

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Part of the Falcon Public EIA Project In this section of the…

The Falcon: Class Locations, Buildings & Recreational Areas

Part of the Falcon Public EIA Project In this segment of the Falcon…

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