ODFW Warns of Illegal Turtles

SALEM, Ore. — State wildlife workers are sending out a warning about the dangers of illegal turtles. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildfire says those turtles, most of which came to the state as pets, are actually causing problems in local lakes and rivers. Experts say because turtles can live so long, up to … Continue reading »

Students Help Delta Pond Turtles

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at Marist High School are doing their part to help the local wildlife. Since September, this ecology class has been visiting the Delta Ponds every week, transplanting trees so the turtles that are native to the area have more room to lay their eggs. The teens we spoke with say it’s … Continue reading »