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!

Adopt-A-Pond has a new logo!

You may have noticed something new popping up here and there. It’s our new logo! Adopt-A-Pond began in 1991 and has greatly evolved over the past 26 years. The new logo illustrates this… Continue reading

Turtle Tally and FrogWatch Participant Appreciation Day 2017

Last Saturday, November 18, Toronto Zoo hosted their annual FrogWatch and Turtle Tally Appreciation Day to thank the over 480 citizen scientist observers who participated in the programmes in 2017. Since the inception… Continue reading


This $100 turtle package was so popular in 2016 that we brought it back this year! This ‘Adopt-an-Animal’ turtle package offers you the chance to name one of the 49 baby Blanding’s turtles… Continue reading

Our 8th Annual Shoreline Cleanup was a Huge Success!

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, which is presented by Loblaw Companies Limited, is a national conservation initiative of the Vancouver Aquarium and World Wildlife Fund Canada. Citizens can take action in their communities… Continue reading

Blanding’s turtle hatchlings 2017 have arrived!

The Blanding’s turtle hatchlings of 2017 have finally arrived! They began hatching July 31st, which is quite early for the species but very exciting for everyone on the Adopt-A-Pond team! Headstarting, which involves… Continue reading

Historic Win for Snapping Turtles in Ontario

This article is a follow up to a previous Adopt-A-Pond post titled “Help End the Snapping Turtle Hunt in Ontario” Hooray, we did it! As of April 1st 2017, the Ontario Ministry of… Continue reading