Folks stick their necks out for box turtles, but ICC may be the end of the road

Twenty-two miles from the future Intercounty Connector, 37 Montgomery County residents who lost homes to the highway’s construction feast on butternut squash, apples and lettuce in an upstairs bedroom of Sandy Barnett’s Baltimore area home.

“Are you hungry, little one?” Barnett, a retired reptile and amphibian expert, cooed recently as she gently lifted a baseball-size box turtle out of the brown mossy carpet of a plastic container. “Okay, guys, let’s get up. Time to eat,” she purred as she turned to another container and set down the meal.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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