A student from Clemson University in South Carolina ran a project to find out how dangerous the local roads were for crossing turtles. The student put a realistic turtle model in the middle… Continue reading
World Wetlands Day Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Americas Pavilion Celebrate the wonderful and wacky world of wetland creatures and join in some conservation fun with the Adopt-A-Pond Programme… Continue reading
Hibernation for Ontario’s turtles begins in October when cooler weather begins to slow their metabolism. Metabolism controls the amount of oxygen and food energy used by reptiles and amphibians. Heat speeds up metabolism… Continue reading
Drawing of a Turtle, by Clairice (age 9) Post-it reads: Turtles are good — they swim good because they help the environment of water. — Don’t hurt the turtles! signed Clairice.
Photo by Jennifer Howard Ontario Turtle Tallier since 2007
On November 3rd, 2012, Turtle Talliers and FrogWatchers from across the province gathered for a fun-filled day of presentations from frog and turtle stewards, opportunities to share photos and meet fellow conservationists, and an opportunity to tour the Zoo’s reptile and amphibian… Continue reading
Article by: Shannon Ritchie In the journal of Herpetological Conservation and Biology, an interesting study was published entitled “Community-Level Reponses to Climate Change: Shifts in Anuran Calling Penology” (Walpole et al., 2012). This… Continue reading
Adopt-A-Pond took part in the 11th annual Youth Outdoors Day at Luther Marsh Conservation Area outside of Guelph on September 15th. Youth Outdoors Day is an annual event organized by a team of… Continue reading