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Lizzy's Blanding's Turtle

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Lizzy Lang, graduate research assistant, Iowa State University, leads research on Blanding’s Turtle. Lizzy’s project helps decision-makers in Iowa and Illinois to make informed decisions about the endangered Blanding’s turtle. Lizzy and her research team use radio-telemetry to determine how they respond to habitat management and how they interact in the study areas. Additionally, the researchers estimate survival probability to better understand population demographics of this species. This project may increase our knowledge of where populations exist and how they respond to the management actions.


Lizzy Lang, Iowa State University, Copyright permission on file.