Tag Archive: Turtles

Events: Don’t Miss Three Amazing Adopt-A-Pond Events Happening This October!

Rouge Park Hikes Sunday, October 4th, 2015 Location Wetland Loop on Cedar Meet at Zoo Road 1749 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, ON Join Crystal from the Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme at the wetlands of Rouge Park… 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

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

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

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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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