News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 13, 2013

Wabash Valley Audubon Society monthly meeting set

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News Release

TERRE HAUTE — Amber Slaughterbeck, Ellen Lunsford and Heather Martin will be the guest speakers at the Wabash Valley Audubon Society monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Vigo County Public Library.

Slaughterbeck leads the turtle rescue crew who, during the past three years, has rescued more than 2,000 turtles from traffic as they try to cross U.S. 40 and the railroad tracks at U.S. 150 by the Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area.

Hear their fascinating story about how they rescue these turtles during their instinctive efforts to find water, mate and nest. The public is invited to the free program.