OREGON OUTDOORS VIDEO: Western Pond Turtles Part I

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In part one of this week’s Oregon Outdoors, the Mail Tribune’s Mark Freeman is out at Squaw Lakes tagging along with a Forest Service/Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife survey of Western Pond turtles. Western Pond Turtles are the only turtles native to the Rogue Valley. Their numbers have been drastically reduced due to non-native predators. Forest Service Biologist Dave Clayton details the challenges facing the Western Pond Turtles in southern Oregon.

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