Category Archive: Announcements

Help us name our baby Blanding’s headstart turtles!

The Toronto Zoo’s new ‘Adopt-an-Animal’ turtle package offers you the chance to name one of our 49 baby Blanding’s turtles from our headstart program. Each of the turtles will be released into the… Continue reading

Shaking things up at Adopt-A-Pond!

The Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme at Toronto Zoo is a very busy place. There are always lots of conservation projects on the go, lots of turtles to look after, and lots of events… Continue reading

It’s World Wetlands Day at the Zoo, Jan.31!

Join Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Programme to celebrate World Wetlands Day with our friends from EcoSpark on Sunday, January 31st! EcoSpark has teamed up with youth around the Greater Toronto Area to develop the… Continue reading

Adopt-A-Pond

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ADOPT-A-POND ————————————————————- Funding and Support for Adopt-A-Pond Has Been Provided By: For more information about Toronto Zoo conservation programs visit: http://www.torontozoo.com/conservation/ and http://www.torontozoo.com/FightingExtinction/

Wishing Shannon Ritchie a warm farewell

The Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme wishes Shannon Ritchie a warm farewell, and good luck on her new adventure into a Master of Science (MSc) program through the University of Toronto at… Continue reading

Aurora Public Library Turtle Exhibit July 6th to 31st

We are excited to hear about individuals and their efforts protecting turtles! Check out the video below to see Rosemary Oliver`s crafty way of saving these unique creatures! Turtles take over the Aurora Public… Continue reading

Students Saving Turtles

On May 20th the Adopt-A-Pond the Toronto Zoo’s Wetland Conservation Programme was proud to receive a donation of over $260 from a group of students at Pierre Elliott Trudeau Public School. These students created… Continue reading

Event: Earth Day and Teachers Day at the Toronto Zoo

Come and visit Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme at two great events happing next weekend at the Toronto Zoo. We will have awesome FREE reptile and amphibian identification resources for you to… Continue reading

Contest: WIN a Free Class Trip to the ZOO! World Turtle Day School Challenge

World Turtle Day ®  is a trademark event founded by the American Tortoise Rescue  For more information about Toronto Zoo conservation programs visit http://www.torontozoo.com/conservation/

Event: Wildlife in the City

Join the City of Toronto, the Toronto Zoo and Adopt-A-Pond for a fun evening where you will learn more about co-existing with urban wildlife in our city. Topics will include: How to wildlife-proof your… Continue reading