Did you know that the Midland Painted Turtle is now listed Federally as a Species at Risk? That means that all turtles in our region are now considered at risk. Many people comment that they see Midland Painted Turtles “all the time”. While they are more common than most of our other turtles, note how many times you see juvenile Midland Painted around. They take five years to reach sexual maturity and can live up to 40 years in the wild.
Ticks are a fact of life in our region, but that doesn’t have to spoil your monitoring visits. Just be sure to take precautions and know what to look for.
3 easy steps to protect yourself against ticks when in the field.
If you have not filled in a waiver form, or would like to update an existing one then please fill one in on our new online form. If you would rather hand in a hard copy feel free to print the PDF version and arrange with staff to drop it off at the office.
Found is the emergency information document that we encourage you to print, fill out as much as you are comfortable with and take it with you out in the field. The purpose is that you let your team mate know where you keep it (eg. top pocket of backpack) and in the event of an emergency they will be able to better help you or provide paramedics with important information.