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Box Turtles

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Upcoming Events:

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 8:00am
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 8:00am
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 4:00pm

Box Turtles

Join a ranger on a hike through the woods to find eastern box turtles. NC State Parks monitors their box turtle populations as a part of the The Box Turtle Connection: A Hundred Year Study. Be a part of citizen science and help learn how to ID, sex and record data on box turtles. Please wear closed toed shoes, long sleeved shirt and pants, bring bug spray and a water bottle.

Date of Event: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 8:00am to 10:00am

Start Location: 
Lower Picnic Area
Bridle trails:


49104 Morrow Mountain Road
Albemarle, NC 28001



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