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World Turtle Weekend

Saturday, May 19, 2018 10am to 4pm Free with zoo admission Blanding’s turtle (Photo by Brennan Caverhill) May 23 is World Turtle Day, an annual day to “shellebrate” and protect turtles and tortoises… Continue reading

Snake model design: A co-op experience by Jessica Mackay

I am Jessica Mackay, a grade 12 student from Dunbarton High School. Since the start of the school year, I have been with the Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Program at the Toronto Zoo for… Continue reading

Event: Spring Toad Festival

Saturday, May 5th, 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (free with zoo admission) Americas Wetlands American toad (Photo by Chevaun Toulouse) Celebrate the arrival of spring by experiencing the sights and sounds of… Continue reading

New Blanding’s turtle exhibit open!

The Toronto Zoo along with Parks Canada, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF) are proud to announce an… Continue reading

Ontario Amphibian and Reptile Field Research Techniques Workshop – Agenda

Turtle presentations in spring 2018

In preparation for the 2018 turtle season, below is a list of presentations and a special event hosted by Think Turtle Conservation Initiative and other turtle partners.   PRESENTATIONS AT THE LIBRARIES  … Continue reading

It’s a turtle trifecta!

Adopt-A-Pond App launch celebrates World Wetlands’ Day!

Did you know that today, February 2, is not only Groundhog Day? It is also World Wetland’s Day! On this date in 1971, the Convention on Wetlands was adopted in Ramsar, Iran. Adopt-A-Pond… Continue reading


My name is Jacob and I am a grade 12 Student from Dunbarton High School. For my co-op placement, I have been helping out with the Blanding’s turtle and Wood turtle head-start and… Continue reading

Hoppy holidays!