Master Sgt. Michael Partain, 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron, ties flagging tape around a pine tree to mark the spot where he dug a gopher tortoise burrow June 3 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. A group of 17 volunteers dug starter burrows to encourage 22 new gopher tortoises to settle in to their new habitat within the relocation pens on Eglin’s range. Eglin is the primary recipient site for gopher tortoise relocations across Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)
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