New York Natural Heritage Program
Blanding's Turtle
Emydoidea blandingii (Holbrook, 1838)
Turtles

Threats [-]
Threats include loss of wetland and upland habitat, hydrological changes to wetlands, habitat fragmentation, obstructions to dispersal, road mortality, subsidized predators, and illegal collection.

Research Needs [-]
Additional radio-telemetry studies of some populations will help determine the full extent of the habitat used and identify critical habitat.