Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program

Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program
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© 2012 Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program

Help WDNR conservation biologists monitor and protect important turtle migration corridors that are bisected by Wisconsin highways.

Learn how you can help (pdf)

Submit Turtle Sighting!
Report turtle locations, nesting areas, and road crossing fatalities

Reporting Form
Road crossing mortality & turtle sighting form (pdf)

Online Reporting Tutorial tutorial for online reporting form
Learn how to enter turtle sightings online or on the website

Turtle Mortality Prevention
Learn how to protect turtles in your area.

Turtle Shell Anatomy video of turtle shell anatomy
Learn about the different parts of a turtle’s shell

Protecting Turtle Nests
Learn how to protect turtle nests in your area (pdf)

WI Turtle Crossings Distribution Map

WI Turtle Crossing Reports by County

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