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Field Conservation Blog


News from the Field


Welcome to Zoo New England’s Field Conservation blog! Here, we share some of the amazing work going on “beyond the zoo” at a variety of field sites around New England. Expect tales from the field, interesting nature facts, and the occasional guest post from one of our local – or international! – community partners.

The Search for Nesting Turtles
Local Conservation | Turtles

The Search for Nesting Turtles

This season with our nest surveys coinciding at the same time as our Wood turtle predation study, which you can read about in our previous post – CSI: Wood Turtles, we’ve had the opportunity to go about locating nesting turtles … Continued

A pair of juvenile wood turtles standing side by side in long grass.
Local Conservation | Turtles

CSI: Wood Turtles

As some of you may remember from our previous post on the topic, Zoo New England has been trying to get to the bottom of mysterious mortalities in wood turtles at several of our field sites. We’re pretty sure predators … Continued

Meet the Field Conservation Team!