Parcel Evaluation Tool

Innovative new tool evaluates & rates the conservation benefits and ecosystem services “value” of parcels across the state.

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​Wild Turtles ≠ Pets

The department urges people to resist the temptation to pick up or move native turtles. Leave these reptiles in the wild!​​

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Swim Healthy - Stay Healthy

National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week runs May 21-27, the week leading up to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer.

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