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Gresham Turtles


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While surveying a wetland in 2007, Gresham urban ecologist Laura Guderyahn stumbled across what may be last urban population of native Western painted turtles east of the Willamette. Now she and the community are joining forces to make sure this rare group continues to thrive.

First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: Jule Gilfillan
Videographer/Editor: Michael Bendixen
Photos Courtesy: Nicholas Fisher

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Native Turtles of Oregon

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Gresham Turtles; LIDAR/Pits of Mystery; White-Nose Syndrome (2209)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2209
Original Broadcast: February 10, 2011