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Stay alert! Turtle crossing season in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – Watch out for turtles. Had my first rescue of the season Sunday. Maybe he’s totally got this all figured out, but I felt the need to lend a hand and get him back to some form of safety.

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Motorists in Washington County are being reminded to stay alert.

The Washington County Parks Department said turtles are “searching for nesting sites” and “if you see them on the roads safely transport them to the side in the direction they were heading.”

 

Visit the link below to report turtle crossings and mortalities on the road.

 
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