Current Projects

WOOD TURTLES GLYPTEMYS INSCULPTA (THREATENED) – HISTORY AND CONSERVATION

The Wood Turtle was listed as a threatened species in 1975.  Wood Turtles are semi-terrestrial animals (live on land and in water) that are primarily associated with moderate to fast flowing rivers and streams that have either a sand, gravel or coble substrate.  Their range encompasses all the northern counties in Wisconsin and the southern edge of their range roughly follows a wavering line from Green Bay to Prairie du Chien.

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BLANDING’S TURTLES EMYDOIDEA BLANDINGII (SPECIES OF GREATEST CONSERVATION NEED))- HISTORY AND CONSERVATION (Project Completed)

Blanding’s Turtles are semi-terrestrial and are associated with a number of water bodies, including marshes, swamps, wet meadows, backwaters channels of rivers, impoundments and shallow bays of lakes.  They strongly favor habitats with abundant emergent and submergent vegetation, although they can be found where these habitat features are less abundant.

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