NAFTRG Conducts Turtle Surveys in Texas

by Heather Lowe  The North American Freshwater Turtle Research Group completed its twelfth sampling session of Comal Springs in New Braunfels, Texas on the weekend of February 13-15, 2015. Despite conflicting with the Valentine’s Day holiday, the volunteers’ love for turtles prevailed! A small but determined research crew captured 323 turtles in just two and a half days. Water…

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NAFTRG Samples Comal Springs

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by Heather Lowe Despite having a smaller crew than normal, the North American Freshwater Turtle Research Group (NAFTRG) still accomplished a lot during their most recent survey event at Comal Springs from February 28 to March 2. The project has now marked more than 1,180 common musk turtles and more than 650 Texas cooters in the…

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