ORICL Turtle Survey

ORICL Turtle Survey

Professional Presentations


The Relative Abundance and Distribution of a Turtle Assemblage in Two Adjacent Ponds on the Department of Energy Reservation in Oak Ridge, TN. Melody Guo and Olivia Milloway; Tennessee Herp Society meeting, Sept 2017

Aquatic Turtles – The Perfect Critters for Teaching Student Research Skills, Conducting Serious Long-term Studies, and Promoting Community Conservation, John Byrd and Kathy Strunk; Turtle Survival Alliance meeting, Aug 2017

PARC (Partners for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation) – presentation (Feb)

Dutch Valley Elementary – wetlands, birds, snakes presentation (Mar)

Wildflower Pilgrimage – CRESO outreach – natural history and identification of amphibians (April)

Grand Oaks Elementary - Snakes and Birds of Prey presentations (May)

Dutch Valley Elementary – schoolyard biodiversity presentation (May)

ORNL public walk – CRESO students demonstrated data collecting techniques used to study aquatic turtles to 18 participants (June)

Summer Science Camp Workshop for Norris Elementary – schoolyard and wetland outdoor classroom (June)

Glenwood Elementary - Intersession Science class presentation: schoolyard and wetland biodiversity with emphasis on amphibians and reptiles – (June)

Community Outreach


day workshops for salamander identification and natural history; April 23-25, 2009
Sixth grade Science Camp – Grainger County – natural history of snakes - May 5, 6, 2009
PR walk for ORNL employees at Solway Bend – aquatic turtles – May 16, 2009
Wetland Workshop for Educators – Great Smoky Mountains National Park, June 16, 2009
Raptor rehabilitation and natural history presentations to area school and community groups