Day 7: September 17th, 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 17th at 11AM EDT on YouTube!


FIELD STUDIES of CONSERVATION ACTIONS


 

Mariana Campbell

The Efficacy of Protecting Freshwater Turtle Nests as a Conservation Strategy to Reverse Population Decline

MARIANA MICHELI-CAMPBELL

11AM EDT

 

Linda Allison

Survivorship of Resident and Translocated Captive Tortoises from 2013-2018 in Southern Nevada, USA

LINDA ALLISON

11:15 AM EDT

 

Ethan Kessler

Individual Growth Rates and Bycatch as Limiting Factors in an Alligator Snapping Turtle Reintroduction

ETHAN KESSLER

11:30AM EDT

Helen Truscott

Measuring the Effectiveness and Impact of the Piku Project After 10 years of Pig-nosed Turtle Conservation in Papua New Guinea

HELEN TRUSCOTT

11:45AM EDT

Louise Streeting

The Effectiveness of Nest Protection as a Conservation Strategy for the Endangered Australian Freshwater Turtle Myuchelys bellii

LOUISE STREETING

12:00PM EDT


MORE FROM THE FIELD 


 

Peter Lindeman (1)

Freshwater Turtles as Watchable Urban Wildlife: The “Common” Map Turtles of Northwestern Pennsylvania

PETER LINDEMAN

12:15PM EDT

Carla Eisemberg

The Iron Turtle: Recognizing the Importance of Turtle Meat as a Source of Micronutrients to Indigenous and Remote Communities

CARLA EISEMBERG

12:30PM EDT

Adam Clause

Frequency of Plastic Ingestion in a Freshwater Turtle Population

ADAM CLAUSE

12:45PM EDT

Maris Brenn White

Subadult Radiated Tortoise Hematology and Biochemistry Reference Intervals and Variability Using Common Techniques

MARIS BRENN-WHITE

1:00PM EDT

Patrick Baker

Seasonal Changes in Algae Coverage on the Carapace of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta): Implications for the Symbiotic Relationship

PATRICK BAKER

1:15PM EDT

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

 

UP NEXT! The FINAL DAY!

September 24

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