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Bog Turtle
Bog turtle.
Credit: USFWS


Partners share conservation ideas at Bog Turtle Recovery Conference


The smallest turtles in North America, bog turtles were federally listed as a threatened species in 1997. Threats facing bog turtles include habitat loss due to development, invasive species and natural succession. Despite these challenges, these tiny turtles are not without hope. In Nov. 2011, representatives from more than 30 partner organizations -- state agencies, non-profits, universities and many more -- met in Langhorne, Penn. to discuss the bog turtle's status and provide input for future conservation actions.

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Published on: Tuesday, January 17,2012


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