Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Oregon Field Guide - Gresham Turtles


From OPB:
While surveying a wetland in 2007, Gresham urban ecologist Laura Guderyahn stumbled across what may be last urban population of native Western painted turtles east of the Willamette. Now she and the community are joining forces to make sure this rare group continues to thrive.
Also, read about Metro's efforts to preserve Western painted turtles at Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area.
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