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May 2017

Watch for Snapping Turtles!

Look out for Snapping Turtles if you are driving near the Celery Farm.

I rescued one from the southbound lane of Franklin Turnpike earlier today -- glad I have gloves.

I grabbed by the sides of the shell so as not to get bitten -- pick turtles up by the tail can injure them.

All About the Red Knot's Struggles

The Record's James O'Neill has a compelling story about the Red Knot, a migratory shorebird who travels thousands of miles each spring, and whose numbers have been in steep decline.

The article is here. The picture above is of a Red Knot being banded along New Jersey's Delaware Bayshore in 2015.