Tag Archive: headstarts

Wishing Shannon Ritchie a warm farewell

The Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme wishes Shannon Ritchie a warm farewell, and good luck on her new adventure into a Master of Science (MSc) program through the University of Toronto at… Continue reading

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

Don’t Forget to Vote!

We are in 4th place BUT we now have broker support! We’re slipping a bit as we’re behind 3rd place by 110 votes. So here is your reminder to vote again and to remind others in your area to… Continue reading

Turning the Tide for Turtles – Help Support the Toronto Zoo’s Blanding’s Headstart Programme!

Click here to see the video one of our 2015 hatchings! The Toronto Zoo is embarking on a long term reintroduction project with Blanding’s turtles as part of an ecological plan to recover… Continue reading

Captain Sunshine Makes Another Outreach Appearance

Amazing Animals by Kyle MacDonald of DurhamRegion.com featured the Toronto Zoo Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation program’s outreach Blanding’s turtle, Captain Sunshine! The very friendly Captain helps us teach kids about turtle conservation in schools… Continue reading

New Baby Blanding’s Turtles!

Success!  We are happy to announce 4 clutches of Blanding’s turtle eggs hatched successfully the over the August long weekend! These baby Blanding’s are our new recruits for Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation… Continue reading

Why We Are Here – Zoos and Conservation

Toronto Zoo released a new video describing the work we do behind-the-scenes and how it is vital to the survival of animals that could become extinct in our lifetime! Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme’s… 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