Other ranchers have come to embrace the idea of a wildlife corridor for equally specific and personal reasons.
They have encouraged the creation of wildlife corridors around or even across towns.
Despite this, wildlife corridors are slowly being created to link other nearby rainforest remnants.
A growing part of the money spent by the state on land is being used to acquire wildlife corridors, state officials said.
But the science and practical details of wildlife corridors are still being worked out.
Much of the Canmore area has been designated a wildlife corridor.
"Our buffer strips don't have to be fenced off and they provide wildlife corridors."
The project will also preserve and enhance a wildlife corridor to improve regional open space connectivity.
The waterway serves as important wildlife corridor on the city's fringe.
"Getting the trail, a greenway, a wildlife corridor has been a priority for the town."