As bogs disappear, the plants and creatures unique to them also slip away. The federal government lists 13 species found on candidate sites for the new refuge as threatened or endangered. The four-inch bog turtle is North America’s tiniest.
As bogs disappear, the plants and creatures unique to them also slip away. The federal government lists 13 species found on candidate sites for the new refuge as threatened or endangered. The four-inch bog turtle is North America’s tiniest. JEFF WILLHELM Staff Photographer
As bogs disappear, the plants and creatures unique to them also slip away. The federal government lists 13 species found on candidate sites for the new refuge as threatened or endangered. The four-inch bog turtle is North America’s tiniest. JEFF WILLHELM Staff Photographer

National wildlife refuge a sanctuary for mountain bogs

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