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Professor receives grant to continue turtle, frog assessment

Monday, April 22, 2013

Dr. Day Ligon, biology professor at Missouri State University, received a grant of $43,677.87 from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation to continue his project, “Habitat Restoration and Population Assessment of Chicken Turtles and Crawfish Frogs at Bohler Seeps and Sandhills Preserve.”

Financial support for this publication was provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation through the State Wildlife Grant F12AF00206 and Missouri State University.

For more information, contact Ligon at (417) 836-5339.


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