Bog Turtle

Finch, Monica
August 1999
New York State Conservationist;Aug99, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p2
Discusses the bog turtles' loss of habitat in New York State. Reasons for the decline in the population of bog turtles; Other native turtles protected by the New York State or federal laws; Efforts to save the turtles.


Related Articles

  • Bog Turtle Habitat on the Lake Ontario Coastal Plain of New York State. Rosenbaum, Peter A.; Nelson, Andrew P. // Northeastern Naturalist;2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p415 

    We develop a concept of suitable habitat for Glyptemys (Clemmys) muhlenbergii (Bog Turtle) on the Lake Ontario Coastal Plain of central and western New York State and compare it to habitat for this species in other parts of its distribution. At the outset of our studies in 1987, only a single...

  • Hungry Goats Restore Bog Turtle Habitat. Reshetiloff, Kathy // Endangered Species Update;2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1/2, p36 

    The article focuses on the reptile bog turtle primarily found in Cecil, Harford and Baltimore in Maryland. As stated, the turtles live on wetlands and the loss of such lands in the present scenario are a major concern for the reptile along with the illegal trade of the rare creatures. It further...

  • Partnering to Conserve Bog Turtle Habitat in Pennsylvania. Dershem, Bonnie // Endangered Species Bulletin;Spring2013, p1 

    The article reports on the conservation of bog turtle habitat in Pennsylvania. It is said that a partnership between the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Fish and Wildlife Service is helping the species regain a solid foothold on the path to recovery. Their population ranges...

  • In Stream, Streamside, and Under Stream Bank Movements of a Bog Turtle, Glyptemys muhlenbergii. Somers, Ann Berry; Mansfield-Jones, Jennifer; Braswell, Jennifer // Chelonian Conservation & Biology;Dec2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p286 

    Movements of a bog turtle, Glyptemys muhlenbergii, outside of characteristic wetland habitat were recorded using radiotelemetry. Data suggest that permit reviewers and park managers should consider the conservation implications of stream use, undercut banks, and streamside habitat in formulating...

  • THE EFFECTS OF LIVESTOCK GRAZING ON THE BOG TURTLE [GLYPTEMYS (= CLEMMYS) MUHLENBERGII]. Tesauro, Jason; Ehrenfeld, David // Herpetologica;Sep2007, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p293 

    The bog turtle Glyptemys (= Clemmys) muhlenbergii is an inhabitant of groundwater-fed sedge meadows in the northeastern and southeastern United States. Observations of bog turtle habitats throughout the species' range demonstrate that livestock grazing has been an important factor in staving off...

  • ERASED EDGES. Hurd, Barbara // Orion Magazine;Winter2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p12 

    Focuses on a bog turtle identified as Clemmys muhlenbergii and one of the rarest turtle in North America. Development of amphibians; Description of the turtle; Comment on the habitat of the turtles.

  • Geographic variation in growth and sexual size dimorphism. Lovich, Jeffrey E.; Ernst, Carl H.; Zappalorti, Robert T.; Herman, Dennis W. // American Midland Naturalist;Jan98, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p69 

    Examines sexual size dimorphism (SSD) and growth rates in samples of bog turtles from North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Materials and methods utilized on the study; Several factors where sources of variation in SSD can arise; Discussion of the study's results.

  • THE TURTLE AND THE DAIRY COW. Ehrenfeld, David // Orion Magazine;Spring2001, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p9 

    Deals with the decline in the population of bog turtle as of spring 2001. Description of a bog turtle; Factors which contributed to the decline of bog turtles; Significance of cows to the prevention of decline in bog turtle population.

  • The Baltimore Zoo teams up with local schools to promote bog turtle conservation.  // Endangered Species Update;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p226 

    Reports on the Baltimore Zoo's collaboration with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources and the Department of the Environment on the promotion of bog turtle conservation. Baltimore Zoo's use of data collected by Towson University students for the tracking of the turtles' movements and body...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics