Day 4: August 27th, 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 27th at 11AM EDT on YouTube!


FIELD TECHNIQUES


 

Michael Arendt

A “BRD” in the Hand Worthy of Four in the Trap

MICHAEL ARENDT

12:15PM EDT


TURTLES ON THE MOVE


 

Ellery Ruther

Drivers of Spotted Turtle (Clemmys guttata) Movement and Space Use in an Urbanized Landscape

ELLERY RUTHER-LASSITER

12:30PM EDT

Gracia Gonzalez-Porter

Home Range, Migrations, and Habitat Use of Dermatemys mawii in Chiapas, Mexico Using VHF Transmitters

GRACIA GONZÁLEZ PORTER

12:45PM EDT

Siti Nor Baizurah

First Assessment: Home Range, Movement, and Habitat Use of the Spiny Hill Turtle (Heosemys spinosa) in Sarawak, Malaysia

SITI NOR BAIZURAH

1:00PM EDT

Cormac Price

Side-lined, Side-necks: Aspects of the Ecology of Two Freshwater Turtle Species (Pelomedusa galeata and Pelusios sinuatus) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

CORMAC PRICE

1:15PM EDT

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

 

UP NEXT!

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