Category Archive: Conservation

Ontario Blanding’s Turtles get a Head Start at Toronto Zoo

by KEN ARDILL, Zoo Photographer (Volunteer) || One day old and cute, cute, cute! It’s a Blanding’s Turtle, born at Toronto Zoo on August 6th! This medium-size species, found around the Great Lakes, has… Continue reading

Long Point Causeway gets Green Light to Install Ecopassages

by CRYSTAL ROBERTSON, Stewardship Coordinator || Biologists in the cottage community of Long Point, Ontario are excited for a long term solution to high numbers of wildlife road mortality. The peninsula of Long… Continue reading

The 2012 Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up

by BHAVNA SAMTANI, Visual Communications Intern || Every September, Canadians from across the country head to their local shorelines to help in making it more habitable for wildlife. On September 21st, 2012, staff… Continue reading

Share the Road (as Published in the Wellington Times)

The following article was written by Ontario Turtle Tally Participant Sheila Stanley, and was originally published in the Wellington Times. Click on the thumbnail below to view the entire article.

Young Naturalist Shares his Turtle Knowledge

by JACK NOBLE, Ontario Turtle Tally Participant || This past summer I was invited to speak to a group of children at the Erieau Yacht Club about turtles in our area. I was… Continue reading

Welcome to Adopt-A-Pond News!

Dear frog enthusiasts, turtle lovers and wetland watchers — Welcome to the Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme’s new newsletter! With over 21 years of experience promoting education and stewardship projects that involve Canadians in… Continue reading