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Snapping turtle rehabilitated at wildlife rehabilitation center in Marshall, Mich., and released near Battle Creek River. USFWS Photo

Turtle Release

Sixty turtles were released by Battle Creek River in Michigan on August 24, 2010, after being rehabilitated. USFWS Photo

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Leg bands from Michigan DNRE attached to birds from the Enbridge Kalamazoo River oil spill prior to their release. USFWS Photo

Map turtle ready for release into the wild. USFWS Photo. August 7, 2010.

 

Map turtle released in Wilder Creek after being stabilized and cleaned. USFWS Photo. August 7, 2010.

Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.
Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.

Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.
Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.

Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.
Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.

Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.
Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.

Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.
Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.

Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.
Animal rehabilitation after contact with oil. MI DNRE photo. August 2nd, 2010.

Valdo Calvert wildlife branch director speaks to reporters about wildlife collection and rehabilitation. Two turtles were released into a pond at Binder Park Zoo on August 2nd. USFWS Photo.
Valdo Calvert wildlife branch director speaks to reporters about wildlife collection and rehabilitation. Two turtles were released into a pond at Binder Park Zoo on August 2nd. USFWS Photo.

Wildlife operations plan terrestrial and aquatic wildlife recovery activities on August 3rd. USFWS Photo.
Wildlife operations plan terrestrial and aquatic wildlife recovery activities on August 3rd. USFWS Photo.

Members of the Wildlife Recovery operations flush a Canada Goose, at the recovery center in Marshall, Michigan, July 28, 2010. USFWS Photo.
Members of the Wildlife Recovery operations flush a Canada Goose, at the recovery center in Marshall, Michigan, July 28, 2010. USFWS Photo.

Staff surveying river. USFWS Photo.
Staff surveying river. USFWS Photo.

Oiled birds. USFWS Photo.
Oiled birds. USFWS Photo.

Checking fish status. USFWS Photo.
Checking fish status. USFWS Photo.

Photo from survey. USFWS Photo.
Photo from survey. USFWS Photo.

 


Last updated: July 25, 2011

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