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Diamondback Terrapin Field Researcher

New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA)

The Diamondback Terrapin Field Researcher will be working with Diamondback terrapins, a threatened species of marsh turtle found in the local marshes and waterways of southcoast Massachusetts.

Duties include: rescuing nesting females; measuring, weighing, photographing, and PIT tagging adults terrapins; protecting terrapin nests with chicken wire and cages; fencing off bridges and roadways from nesting females; collecting environmental data; assisting with drone surveys and trail camera documentation; working with community members on educational outreach; geo-referencing data using Google Earth and possibly GIS.