Saving Endangered Turtles in the Pacific Northwest

 
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Jul 13, 2012

7/25/12 Turtle Release: You're Invited!

Zoo and natural resource agency staff will be releasing 2012's last seven western pond turtles in the Columbia River Gorge on the morning of Wednesday, July 25th. As a generous contributor to the success of this conservation project, you are invited to witness their return to the wild.

The release will be held approximately seventy-five minutes from Portland and will occur rain or shine. If you are interested in attending, please send me an e-mail no later than noon on 7/24 that includes an e-mail address and telephone number where you can be reached and the number of your party. Once I hear from you, I'll respond with additional details and directions to the release site. A limited number of vehicles may be permitted to access the site. 

For those who cannot attend, here' a link to last year's turtle release that includes a video.

See: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2011/08/slow_and_steady_goes_the_effor.html

Thanks again for your support!

Rick Horton, Oregon Zoo Foundation

rick.horton@oregonzoo.org

503-220-5744

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Heidi Wilcox

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Portland, Oregon United States

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