Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Virginia
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Virginia Project

Wood Turtle Ecology on Army Installations

April 2019 - December 2020


Participating Agencies

  • Amry Installation Command, Fort George G. Meade
  • Amry Installation Command, Fort Drum

Wood turtles are of high conservation concern. With both riparian and terrestrial habitat use, their presence possibly can conflict with military training. Efforts to delineate current distributions are needed for effective BMP creation to conserve this species.