CSRI students and Professor McCollum talk box turtle research with local ABC affiliate

Kelly Mickael ’18 and Julia Eastham ’19 shared their excitement for their summer research with local ABC affiliate, KCRG-TV9. Professor Andy McCollum is working with the students for the Cornell Summer Research Institute.

The box turtles are listed as threatened in Iowa because of their low numbers. The overall goal of the conservation research is to collect data to help conserve the species and to improve knowledge of its basic biology.

Watch the video and read the story, which was posted on June 13, 2016.