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2013 Highlights + 2014 Changes

Now in its third year, the Terrapin Nesting Project not only successfully released 1,300 terrapin hatchlings into Barnegat Bay, it has again engaged hundreds of volunteers in Long Beach Island, New Jersey, including the four nuns below. Over the past three summers, they’ve turned the community into a veritable Turtle Town.

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Q and A with Borderlands Team Co-Chair Scott Nicol

How did you come to be the chair of the Sierra Club Borderlands Team?

I had been working on the issue as part of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Sierra Group. Once I heard about border walls going up my concern was about what they would do to South Texas wildlife refuges. Some of the best habitat is along the river.

Around this same time Sean Sullivan was working in a similar capacity with the Rincon Group in southern Arizona. He talked to Jill Workman, and that’s when we came together to create a national team in 2008.

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