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

Top Turtle Tally Photos from 2012

Top FrogWatch Pictures from 2011/2012

Hatchlings Raised at the Toronto Zoo Brace Themselves for the wild of Kejimkujik

by BHAVNA SAMTANI, Visual Communications Intern || July 6th, 2012 marked the release of 50 head-started Blanding’s turtles into Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. The turtles had been raised in the… Continue reading

Blanding’s Turtle – by Isabelle, age 8

The Loss of a Dear Friend (1999-2011)

by JENNIFER HOWARD, Frog Watch Participant || Back in the summer of 1999, I was in Petsmart and my son Jeff was only 8 years old. He was standing there looking at this… 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.

Adopt-A-Pond at the Verona Cattail Festival

by SHANNON RITCHIE, Lakeside Project Lead || On August 10th, Adopt-A-Pond took part in the 17th annual Verona Cattail Festival. This locally unique festival honours the versatile nature of cattails. Cattails are famous for… Continue reading

Seafood for Thought

by SAACHI SADCHATHEESWAREN, Assistant to the Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians || On June 21st, Adopt-A-Pond joined various caterers and Toronto Zoo staff in a gourmet festival to bring attention to marine species at… Continue reading

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