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Northeast Region
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Delmarva Fox Squirrel
Credit: USFWS

Delmarva Fox Squirrel

Delmarva fox squirrels prefer mature forest of both hardwood and pine trees with a minimum amount of understory and ground cover.

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swamp pink
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Fostering partnerships to improve the landscape

Often hidden from the amateur eye in dense thickets of wetland vegetation, this harbinger of spring is a delight to discover for those willing to tread into the secluded, shaded and oftentimes wet landscape the plant inhabits.

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Bog turtle
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Bog Turtle

The greatest threats to the bog turtle are the loss, degradation and fragmentation of its habitat from wetland alteration, development, pollution, invasive species and advanced plant growth.

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Last updated: May 20, 2012