Find out about Turtle Flats

Nature is the storehouse of potential life of future generations and is sacred.
Audrey Shenandoah

Current Info Slides 04/09/2016

Keep Turtle Flats Natural!

The Truth

Turtle Flats is in it's natural state. Friends of Buford say, "the land will be restored to improve water quality and fish and wildlife habitat". It does not need to be restored. Take a look at the Google Earth maps by following the link below and see for yourself.

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Wild Life

Beaver, Rabbit, Eagle, Osprey, Snake, Deer, Coyote, Frogs, and Fish are just a few residents that will be devastated by their restoration. Please think about your children children's children. Will they know the Beaver, or see the Osprey hunt the Snake?

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Think Ahead

If things go the way they plan, there will be a great need to restore Turtle Flats. But it will be to late. Think seven generations ahead for making decisions that will impact our environment. After all Mt Pisgah is no longer a mountain, it is a hair cut.

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The Sacred Ones

In the spring of 2015 I saw two baby Coyote's along side the dirt road that leads into Turtle Flats, one of them was just laying there licking his paws. Three years before that day in early summer I saw an Eagle eating a snake. Let them do their thing.

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Oregon Spotted Frog

Pygmy Rabbit


On August 28, 2014, the USFWS listed the frog as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. A final rule designating critical habitat is expected in the fall of 2014.

Oregon populations of the pygmy rabbit are listed as a species of concern under the Endangered Species Act..

Oregon has two native species of turtles: the western pond turtle and the western painted turtle. Both are highlighted in the Oregon Conservation Strategy as species in need of help—that is, they have low or declining populations.