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Ask a Barnegat Bay Scientist: The Turtle Truth About Diamondback Terrapins
August 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. John Wnek will talk about his 19 years of diamondback terrapin research and conservation on the Barnegat Bay. He will discuss ways people can help with terrapin conservation and citizen science activities. He will also talk about habitat enhancement initiatives and share the diamondback terrapin research plan for the bay. Dr. Wnek has worked with this species at various Barnegat Bay locations since 2002. He was supervisor of science and research at the MATES School in Manahawkin until his recent retirement. He continues to coordinate Project Terrapin, directing terrapin research on the bay, and is also a research coordinator with Save Barnegat Bay’s Student Grant Program.
Registration is required for this free one-hour webinar. Register here: The Turtle Truth About Barnegat Bay’s Diamondback Terrapins
For more information about this webinar and the others in the series, visit our Ask a Barnegat Bay Scientist webpage.