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Troubled Times for Turtles is Theme of USGS August Lecture
Released: 8/3/1998

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The race against extinction for turtles, tortoises and terrapins is the subject for the August 27 free public lecture sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers, at 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park.

The slide-illustrated lecture will be presented by USGS biologist Jeffrey Lovich, who has been studying the hard-shelled amphibians for more than a decade.

Editors: Interviews with Dr. Lovich may be arranged by calling the USGS Outreach Office at 650-329-4011.


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