turtles http://michiganradio.org en Michigan turtles still feeling effects of oil spill http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-turtles-still-feeling-effects-oil-spill <p>According to an <a href="http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20111104/OILSPILL/111040320/1002/NEWS01">article</a> in the Battle Creek Enquirer, turtles are still suffering negative effects from last year&#39;s oil spill in west Michigan&#39;s Talmadge Creek and Kalamazoo River.</p><p>Scientists including Bob Doherty have been working to rehabilitate affected turtles and document the extent of the damage to turtle populations caused by remaining submerged oil.</p><p>Doherty is under contract with Enbridge Inc., the company responsible for the spill.</p><p>Doherty and his staff will administer care to some 30 rescued turtles in the coming months who are not healthy enough to return to the wild for winter hibernation. Mon, 07 Nov 2011 19:23:38 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 4860 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan turtles still feeling effects of oil spill