It’s been almost 18 months since we put up our game cameras and started to see all kinds of animals living, raising families, and thriving on the Beede Site. This kind of diversity was unexpected. However, since Site operations ended in the mid-90s, we’ve seen… Read More »Managing Invasive Plant Species on the Beede Site
Among the many species of wildlife seen at Beede Waste Oil Site, we have spotted several snapping turtles over the years. These reptiles can measure over a foot long and weigh up to 70 pounds. Their rough carapace, large head, and distinctive saw-like tail make… Read More »Protecting Snapping Turtle Nests
Spring is in the air and the Beede Site Group is hard at work with spring cleaning. In our latest lunch and learn, Woodard & Curran Project Manager George Franklin and Technical Manager Keri Lauer provided an update on ongoing Wildlife Habitat Council efforts, including… Read More »What’s the Buzz?
Nearly a year after installing game cameras on the Beede Site, we now have documented footage of a diverse wildlife population that not only passes through, but also appears to be making the land surrounding the site their home. This prompted the Beede Site Group to turn its attention to external resources to explain the number of animals spotted on a regular basis.