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Plum River crossing.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 42° 06.173 W 090° 06.897
15T E 738558 N 4665228
Quick Description: Keep a close eye out as you come over the hill.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2006 11:29:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMHTC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fishingdude720
Views: 54

Long Description:
Located just east of Savanna, Illinois. This road follows the course of the Plum River. Located only 5 miles up-stream from the Mississippi River, many turtles seek a place to lay eggs. Although I don't drive this road often, I have helped one other turtle cross at this location. I have also seen what remained of one turtle that didn't make it across the road. This Painted Turtle was heading back toward Plum River.
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Months most seen crossing: June - July

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"Mother Blanding had made her nest between the goldenrod and bluestem outside my window late last June.
By chance we were sitting on the porch when we noticed little blandings in the same location we had seen the mother take 2 months earlier."
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