Painted Turtles Hatching

Researcher Tim Mitchel returned to retrieve temperature loggers in the turtle nests he marked this spring. He will be determining the sex ratio after hatching as part of a climate change study. Painted turtles are temperature dependent for sex determination. Warmer temps create more females, cooler temps create more males. Painted turtles will be hatching […]

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Bison on Tamarac Refuge

Bison on Tamarac Refuge? An adjacent landowner to Tamarac Refuge has had a breakout of captive bison. Approximately 20 bison have roamed onto the refuge. Every effort is being made to round up the animals, however the forested landscape ismaking it difficult. If you see any bison on the refuge, please report it to Tamarac staff […]

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2014 Summer Issue of Tamarac Tracks

The Tamarac Tracks Summer 2014 is now available online. Included in this issue: Refuge Wetlands to be Restored, Painted Turtle Research,  Sandhill Crane Study, Tamarac Babies, Discovery Center Update, Wild Wednesdays, Volunteer Vibe, Youth Conservation Corps Crew, Volunteer Spotlight, Wildlife of Tamarac Quilt, Summer Programs and Activities, and much more. Enjoy

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