Turtle Hurdles: A Look at Painted Turtle's Challenges, Allies and Ponds
Join Master Naturalist Bill Powers for a discussion about observations at local ponds. When, where and under what conditions are you most likely to see painted turtles; the most widely distributed turtle in North America? Can the beautiful water lily ever get out of control? Many pond areas also contain cattail dominate marshes. Learn about a special relationship in this habitat between nesting red-winged blackbirds and eastern painted turtles.
This free event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.
The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.