A lot of information about our project is posted at jbtr.org. Our goals are 1) To identify the biotic and abiotic factors that determine the size and health of the Jamaica Bay terrapin population; 2) To promote the long term persistence of a healthy Jamaica Bay terrapin population; 3) To contribute to scientific knowledge and conservation efforts concerning terrapins and their wetland ecosystems all throughout their range; 4) To train new scientists and conservation biologists; 5) To use citizen science to involve as wide a variety of people as deeply as possible in all this!
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