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Our science reflects the many ways in which science informs modern policy, planning, and management. Our researchers pursue relevant and objective research and new approaches and technologies, to build scientific knowledge and provide understanding and tools for wise management and conservation of wetlands and aquatic ecosystems and their associated plant and animal communities.

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Citizen Scientists Needed to Help with USGS Turtle Distribution Database

USGS is asking citizen scientists for help in better understanding turtle and tortoise populations throughout the Southeast United States.

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Citizen Scientists Needed to Help with USGS Turtle Distribution Database

USGS is asking citizen scientists for help in better understanding turtle and tortoise populations throughout the Southeast United States.

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Call for Citizen Scientists! Help USGS and Partners Monitor Diamondback Terrapins

USGS scientists and partners are turning to citizen scientists in the Florida Panhandle to help provide the information that is needed to better understand the only turtle species that lives in brackish environments.

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Call for Citizen Scientists! Help USGS and Partners Monitor Diamondback Terrapins

USGS scientists and partners are turning to citizen scientists in the Florida Panhandle to help provide the information that is needed to better understand the only turtle species that lives in brackish environments.

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