One of the best things about my work this Summer has been getting to know all of the diverse creatures in my own backyard. The field site in DuPage is very close to my hometown - my family and I used to ride our bikes right past a marsh that has lots of Blanding’s and [...]
Erin explains how she takes samples on the Blanding's turtles she finds:
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This week, Erin talks about Baby Blanding's in the head start program. Donate to Lake County's head start program here: https://www.lcfpd.org/preservation-foundation/adopt-a-turtle/
Watch this week's video blog to learn how Erin uses radio telemetry in her research!
Blanding's Turtle Research I am excited to be spending my final summer break of veterinary school hiking through forest preserves looking for turtles. As part of Dr. Allender’s Wildlife Epidemiology Lab and along with Dr. Dana Lindemann, the first-year zoo resident at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, I am completing a project [...]