Tag Archive: Citizen Science

Votes + Inspiration = Appreciation this November!

This November has turned out to be a very exciting month for the Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme. Check out our updates below to see what we’ve been up to! Aviva Community… Continue reading

Thank You Scanlon Creek’s Nest Builders and Tree Planters!

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and Adopt-A-Pond – Scanlon Creek Halloween Event! Over 40 community volunteers planted trees and helped build a turtle nesting area at Scanlon Creek… Continue reading

Stewardship Spotlight: Jennifer Howard’s Mission for more Turtle Crossing Signs

Check out this wonderful article about Adopt-A-Pond’s long time Turtle Tallier Jennifer Howard and Innisfil’s celebrity snapping turtle, Gilfred! Gilfred lives in the deep ditches and creeks along Gilford Road near Cook’s Bay. Every summer… Continue reading

Turtle Protector Saves Over 200 Baby Turtles!

Check out the full story of Pat and his turtles using the video link below: VIDEO LINK  Article taken from Kingston, ON, Canada / CKWS TV CKWS Newswatch Published July 07, 2015 06:07… Continue reading

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

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Top Three Ontario Turtle Talliers in the Month of May!

Top Three Ontario Turtle Talliers in the month of May! John Mills of Toronto submitted 21 sightings of turtles swimming and basking in the Toronto area. That’s right, even big cities have room… Continue reading

NEW NATUREWATCH FEATURES MAKE CITIZEN SCIENCE EASIER THAN EVER

Spring call goes out to Canadians to record nature in their own backyards. Spring is here and with it NatureWatch and the Toronto Zoo are encouraging Canadians to get into their backyards and local parks and… Continue reading