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Wild life and nature conservation in the eastern states

George B. Dorr

Wild life and nature conservation in the eastern states

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Published by The Wild Gardens of Acadia in Bar Harbor, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature conservation

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSieur de Monts publications -- no. 6, Sieur de Monts publications -- no. 6.
    ContributionsWild Gardens of Acadia
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25575431M
    OCLC/WorldCa81406701

    The eastern box turtle is not considered endangered on a national level. However, some states—including Michigan, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut—list the animal as a species of special concern, and Maine lists the turtle as endangered. Habitat loss, traffic incidents, and collection for the pet trade are all factors. The Nature Conservancy is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identification number ) under Section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue .


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