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Turtles and Snakes of Manchaug Pond and the Watershed

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Spotted Turtle (Clemmys guttata)

These small turtles are the focus of a new grant received by Mass Wildlife in March of 2018 to study conservation and management efforts.  In the watershed, please report sightings and send photos with date, time and location to us.

Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina)

Massachusetts Snake Guide

Need help to identify or want more information?  Visit the online guide at the UMASS Amherst website on Massachusetts snakes.

* All photos taken in the Manchaug Pond watershed located in the towns of Sutton, Douglas and Oxford, Massachusetts.  Help us complete our list of reptiles by sending your photos to us!