Saving the Turtles

September 24, 2009

Spotting the brownish-gray and orange shell of the wood turtle in hay fields or along the banks of rivers in Western Massachusetts these days has become an increasingly rare occurrence.

But not if AmherstCollege can help it.

Slow News Day

Wood Turtle Protection

The college’s efforts to preserve the habitat of the wood turtle were featured by several media outlets, including WWLP-TV, The Republican and WAMC radio.