Madagascar Tortoise Conservation Expedition

by Christina Castellano  The Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) and Utah’s Hogle Zoo (HZ) conducted their latest field expedition in March 2013 as part of the Madagascar Tortoise Conservation Project. The goals of the expedition were to: • Conduct an assessment of last year’s public awareness campaign using survey questionnaires and focus groups; • Distribute new campaign…

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NAFTRG Conducts Turtle Sampling Trip in Florida

by Eric Munscher  The 14th annual spring Florida park sampling was a success despite harsh weather and atypical conditions. The NAFTRG sampled Manatee, Fanning, and Peacock Springs March 22-24, 2013. At the time of survey southern Georgia, where the Okefenokee Swamp gives rise to the Suwannee River, was heavily impacted by over 18 inches of rain.…

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