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Human Recreation and the Nesting Ecology of a Freshwater Turtle ( Chrysemys picta )

@inproceedings{Riedle2008HumanRA,
  title={Human Recreation and the Nesting Ecology of a Freshwater Turtle ( Chrysemys picta )},
  author={Daren Riedle and P. Shipman and S. Fox and J. C. Hackler and D. M. Leslie},
  year={2008}
}
– Over a 3-year period, we studied the relationship between the intensity of human recreation and the nesting ecology of the painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) at a major nesting beach. Our results suggest that the intensity of human recreation at this site had no effect on the decision of turtles to emerge from the water and nest, or on habitat selection by nesting turtles. This apparent lack of effect of human recreation is contrary to the results of many previously published studies on other… Expand

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