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Notes from the Field: Summer 2021

In Animal Tracks, Bats, Birds, Carden Alvar, Citizen Science, Climate Change, Fauna, Featured, Flora, Frogs, Insects, Internship, Invasive Species, Nature Reserves, Properties, Property Maintenance, Salamanders, Species at Risk, Stewardship, Summer, Turtles, Uncategorized, Vernal Pools, Water by couchiching

When the bugs are biting, and you’re thinking twice about going out in the forest, you have to remember that there are always interesting things to find that will (hopefully) …

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Why did the turtle cross the road?

In Turtles, Uncategorized by couchiching

Why did the turtle cross the road? To get to the other side, of course!

It’s a variation on an old joke. People often associate turtles with roads. Unfortunately, two pieces of information are missing in this story- the reason turtles go to the other side is to lay eggs, and sadly, they may not make it without getting run over.