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

Event: Join us this Saturday July 18 for Parks Day in Rouge National Urban Park

Canada’s Parks Day is Saturday July 18. The annual celebration aims to encourage Canadians to discover and connect with their local parks. This year, Rouge National Urban Park is celebrating Parks Day with… Continue reading

Event: July18th, Whitby Ajax Garden Project Annual Summer Open House– A Perfect Saturday of Gardening, Farm Fresh Markets, Crafts and TURTLES !

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Turtle Warriors! How to Help an Injured Turtle

We are excited to hear about individuals of the community and their efforts towards rescuing or protecting turtles. One of our Turtle Talliers recently aided in the rescue of an injured snapping turtle… Continue reading

BABY TURTLES RELEASED INTO THE FUTURE ROUGE NATIONAL URBAN PARK

The Toronto Zoo, Parks Canada and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority are working together to help recover a threatened species.  TORONTO, JUNE 23, 2015 – Today the Toronto Zoo, Parks Canada and… Continue reading

A Softshell Turtle sighting at Tommy Thompson Park, Toronto

Story courtesy of Don Scallen There are, in a turtle tallier’s year, occasional days that stand out. Saturday June 13 was one for me. I was taking part in Ontario Bioblitz 2015, a frenzied… Continue reading

Have you Seen Turtles Nesting on the Roadside? Some of Our Top Turtle Talliers Share Their Turtle Nesting Stories

Many of our native turtle species have to travel out of their wetland homes to find dry nesting sites on higher ground. Turtles are pretty habitual creatures and will often travel the same… Continue reading

Event: National Aboriginal Day 2015 – Sunday, 2015-06-21

Join Adopt-A-Pond’s conservation partner Turtle Island in celebration of National Aboriginal Day on Sunday, 2015-06-21, Toronto Zoo visitors will receive FREE admission with presentation of Aboriginal status card, Métis card, or a First… 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

Congratulations to Mary Dalli’s grade 1 class at St. Elizabeth Catholic School!

Congratulations to Mary Dalli’s grade 1 class at St. Elizabeth Catholic School in Bowmanville for winning the World Turtle Day School Challenge including free bus transportation and free admission to the Toronto Zoo! GTA students from kindergarten… Continue reading