News Turtle mortality mitigation project sets example for Ontario SHARE ON: Smith Autumn, contributor, Tuesday, Nov. 18th, 2014 Executive Director of the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust, Larry O’Connor is happy with the new drift fencing installed along Gelert Road. It was the second phase in a project to help lower the number of turtles that are killed by cars along the road. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://moosefm.com/cfzns/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/TURTLE-FENCE-1.mp3″] O’Connor explains what the long term vision is for the project. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://moosefm.com/cfzns/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/TURTLE-FENCE-2.mp3″] He says the project is unique, which is already drawing attention to the area. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://moosefm.com/cfzns/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/TURTLE-FENCE-3.mp3″] O’Connor says they will be looking for more volunteers in the spring to help with the next stage of the project.