Day 3: August 20th, 2020

18th Annual Symposium

on the Conservation and Biology of

Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles

— A Virtual Experience —

sponsored by

See Virtual Poster Session One starting August 6th at 9AM EDT by clicking HERE.

Join the live-stream on August 20th at 11AM EDT on YouTube!



Emilie Wilder

Schools as Conservation Partners: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Headstarting Turtles


11:45AM EDT

Each day's session begins at 11AM EDT. Click HERE for the full program.




August 27

  • Sessions: Field Techniques & Turtles on the Move

September 3 

  • Sessions: Field Studies & Population Demographics
  • Virtual Poster Session 2

September 10

  • Sessions: Western Pond Turtles & Invasive Species

September 17

  • Sessions: Field Studies of Conservation Action & More from the Field

September 24

  • Sessions: Human Impacts on Landscapes and Turtles & Wildlife Laws, Legends, and Trafficking Initiatives