DNR asks motorists to give turtles a brake
DETROIT LAKES - Each year at this time, female turtles move from lakes, ponds, wetlands, rivers and streams to nesting areas, where they deposit their eggs in self-excavated nests.
Unfortunately, many nesting areas are separated from the turtles' wintering areas by roads. Turtles are often observed crossing roads as they make their way to nesting areas.
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