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Turtle Conservation Program Webinar

In 2022 Friends of the Carp Hills ran a turtle conservation program in and near the Carp Hills with support from the Canadian Wildlife Federation. We had two goals:

  1. improve our understanding of turtle nest behaviour in the Carp Hills, and
  2. protect nests from predation, particularly those of Blanding’s and Snapping turtles.

Results: we learned a lot! And many eggs became hatchlings, released into ponds and wetlands near their nest sites.

Our webinar (7 November 2022) provides an overview of the conservation project, the results, and what we recommend for the future, which includes more community involvement. You can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/UEXoyHRHUUE

Posted on November 09, 2022 11:34 by jlmason jlmason | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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To record the bio-diverse flora and fauna of the Carp Hills in its three distinct areas: Canadian Shield gneissic rock barrens, Canadian Shield rocky upland forests and wetlands, and deciduous forests on calcareous (marble) intrusions. Administered by Friends of the Carp Hills. Visit our web site: carphills.com.

jlmason created this project on May 10, 2016
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