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Southern Pacific Pond Turtle Project

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Bill rented a trencher on January 16, 2007 to cut ground for the conduit and pipe for the power and water for the ponds pumps.

Turtle Pages

Southern Pacific Pond Turtle Project on the Kern River Preserve

Hatchlings

Photo Journal

Turtle Trailer & Staking Out

Breaking Ground

Digging the Ponds 

Trenching Electrical & Water Lines

Burying the Anti-predator Wire

Contouring the Ponds

Pouring Concrete

More Construction Photos

Framing up & wire walls Up

Capturing Turtles

Measuring & Recording Turtles

Turtles get a temporary new home

Gravid female, eggs and hatchlings

Biology of Southern Pacific Pond Turtles

Kern River Research Station Turtle Project

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