A long-term study, called the Box Turtle Connection, is underway to understand how box turtles are faring across the state. Biology professor and herpetologist John Roe is very familiar with box turtles, and his research and expertise are critical to this study. Another key ingredient is an army of volunteers. Click the link to hear what Dr. Roe and others have to say about box turtles in a recent NPR podcast "100 Years of Box Turtles" -- https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510351/short-wave . Read the full transcript for this story at this NPR link -- https://www.npr.org/2022/11/02/1119912475/why-this-study-of-box-turtles-will-plod-along-slow-and-steady-for-100-years?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter .