Day 5: September 3rd, 2020

18th Annual Symposium

on the Conservation and Biology of

Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles

— A Virtual Experience —

sponsored by

See Virtual Poster Session Two starting September 3rd at 9AM EDT by clicking HERE.

Join the live-stream on September 3rd at 11AM EDT on YouTube!


FIELD STUDIES


 

Thomas Akre

Nest Site Selection and Nest Success for the Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) in an Unusual Landscape

THOMAS AKRE

11AM EDT

 

Donald McKnight

Field Surveys of Central American River Turtles (Dermatemys mawii) in Belize

DONALD MCKNIGHT

11:30AM EDT

Pramananda Rajbanshi

Indotestudo elongata Threatened by Foraging and Forest Fires in Nepal

PRAMANANDA RAJBANSHI

11:45AM EDT

Jackie Litzgus

Endangered Species Protection and Evidence-Based Decision-Making: Case Study of a Quarry Proposal in Endangered Turtle Habitat

GABRIELLA ZAGORSKI (JACKIE LITZGUS)

12:00PM EDT

Lisa Shender

Turtle Bunyavirus in Florida’s Freshwater Turtles

LISA SHENDER

12:15PM EDT

Claudia Santori

Scavenging by Threatened Turtles Regulates Freshwater Ecosystem Health

CLAUDIA SANTORI

12:30PM EDT


POPULATION DEMOGRAPHICS


 

Devin Edmonds

Demographics of Ornate Box Turtles (Terrapene ornata) in Illinois

DEVIN EDMONDS

12:45PM EDT

Eduardo Reyes Grajales

Population Ecology and Morphology of the Central Chiapas Mud Turtle (Kinosternon abaxillare)

RODRIGO MACIP-RÍOS (EDUARDO REYES GRAJALES)

1:00PM EDT

Donnell Gasbarrini

Murder Mystery: An Enigmatic Mass Mortality of Blanding’s Turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) in a Protected Area in Ontario, Canada

DONNELL GASBARRINI

1:15PM EDT

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

 

UP NEXT!

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