by Heather Lowe  The crew from the Turtle Survival Center recently participated in the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) in Charleston, South Carolina. The event, which began in 1983 with 100 exhibitors and 5,000 attendees is now the largest event of its kind in the nation. Today, an average of 40,000 attendees come to see more than…

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by Heather Lowe  Sheena Koeth, the Veterinary Care Manager at the Turtle Survival Center (TSC), and a senior veterinary technician from the National Aquarium in Baltimore recently joined forces to share their knowledge of animal health. The two met at the 2014 Association of Zoo Veterinary Technicians conference in Jekyll Island, Georgia. During her visit, Sarah McMillen (National…

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by Heather Lowe  The North American Freshwater Turtle Research Group completed its twelfth sampling session of Comal Springs in New Braunfels, Texas on the weekend of February 13-15, 2015. Despite conflicting with the Valentine’s Day holiday, the volunteers’ love for turtles prevailed! A small but determined research crew captured 323 turtles in just two and a half days. Water…

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