Calling all researchers – whether you are a junior scientist, senior scientist, animal lover, or interested citizen, join us as we continue our box turtle study right here in Murfreesboro. These lovable reptiles are losing ground and listed as a species of concern in Tennessee due to habitat loss and being taken as household pets. Now is your chance to be a part of a research team to collect data on this important species and make a difference! Participate in one or as many as you wish. Information on the box turtle and instructions will be provided upon arrival.
Note: This is an off-trail experience in the woods; please wear long pants and closed-toed shoes or boots. Bug spray and water are
This program may also be scheduled for small groups, clubs, or scouts.
Ages: 8 and up
Dates: Tuesdays, April 25, May 2, 9, 16, and 23
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Nickajack Wetlands – Call for directions
Contact: Wilderness Station, 615-217-3017