turtle.png
Turtle time in Pierrepont
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 5:11 pm

This snapping turtle was laying its eggs along a roadside in Pierrepont recently. Snappers are one of several species of turtles which seek the sandy shoulders of St. Lawrence County roadways, among which are the endangered Blanding's turtles. One local professor is urging motorists’ caution to avoid hitting the creatures. North Country This Week photo by Adam Atkinson. To read more, click here.