Turtle Survival Center Snapshot: Community

by Heather Lowe  This is the third of a three-part series in our blog, highlighting the progress that has been made in our first year at the Turtle Survival Center (TSC). None of our progress at the Turtle Survival Center would be possible without the support of our community – both the local community in South…

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Turtle Survival Center Snapshot: The Collection

by Heather Lowe  This is the second of a three-part series in our blog, highlighting the progress that has been made in our first year at the Turtle Survival Center (TSC).Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer While the flurry of construction at the Turtle Survival Center (TSC) has been exciting, a new building pales in comparison…

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Turtle Survival Center Snapshot: Construction

by Heather Lowe  This is the first of a three-part series in our blog, highlighting the progress that has been made in our first year at the Turtle Survival Center (TSC).Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer What a difference a year makes! The Turtle Survival Alliance took possession of the TSC in January and to say…

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Laboratory for Aquatic Biology Opens in India

by Heather Lowe  Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) India, in conjunction with the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department (UPFD) and the Endangered Species Project recently completed renovations on a building at Kukrail Conservation Center in Lucknow. The facility is now known as the Laboratory for Aquatic Biology (LAB). The LAB will be used for a variety of objectives,…

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Another Great Year of Turtle Research for the NAFTRG

by Eric Munscher  The North American Freshwater Turtle Research Group (NAFTRG) sampled the Comal Springs in New Braunfels, Texas for the seventh time (fourth time in 2013) from November 8-10. We captured 442 turtles during this trip, bringing the yearly total for Comal Springs to 1,755 captured and processed turtles. The first sampling session for Comal…

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