This week, Turtle Team traveled up north to the land of the Blanding’s. For one week each summer, we hold a competition to see who can trap the most Blanding’s turtles, an endangered species in Illinois. A turtle tech is paired with a veterinarian (or vet student). The turtle techs are the trapping experts, and the vets are the health assessment experts. Together, we worked together to trap and process the most turtles. Watch our vlog to see how our team traps and works up these beautiful yellow-necked Blanding’s turtles.