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Call to Action: America’s Turtles Need Your Help

21 May 2020 |

SIGN THE CALL TO ACTION LETTER HERE! Wildlife Experts Agree: Native Turtles in the U.S. Are Under Siege From Illegal Collection Combined with other threats, the toll from poaching could wipe out populations of native turtles. For Immediate Release Contacts: Scott Buchanan, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management; 401-782-3720; scott.buchanan@dem.ri.gov Dave Collins, Tennessee Aquarium; 423-785-4081;…

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TSA Webinar: A World of Turtles

20 May 2020 |

In our effort to continue educating turtle lovers of all ages during these trying times, the TSA invites you to join us for our FREE LIVE WEBINAR in celebration of World Turtle Day®! A World of Turtles: Turtle Diversity Across Our Planet In celebration of World Turtle Day® the TSA will teach you about turtle diversity…

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Moved from Temple Ponds to the Wild, Black Softshell Turtles walk towards Revival

14 May 2020

Read this article on the Black Softshell turtle by Deepanwita Gita Niyogi for Mongabay to learn MORE! Last year, 70 hatchlings of the Black Softshell Turtle were released in Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Assam. Since 2016, 300 hatchlings have been released in the wild under a program where turtles are bred in temple ponds and…

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Monitoring Movements in the Meta River

12 May 2020

Acoustic Transmitters & South American River Turtles: To increasingly close gaps in knowledge and reveal some of the mysteries that surround the South American River Turtle, a WCS/TSA Colombia team started installing acoustic transmitters in a group of individuals, to monitor their voyages and movements in the Meta River, the first time this technology is…

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A Giving Tuesday Message from Rick Hudson

01 May 2020 |

As a long-time “zoo man” of 40 years I’ve seen a lot of changes in our field over time, most of them positive. But the impact of COVID-19 has impacted zoos and aquariums in ways I could not have predicted back in early March when the pandemic was finally resonating here in the U.S. This…

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TSA Webinar #8

28 April 2020 |

In our effort to continue educating turtle lovers of all ages during these trying times, the TSA invites you to join us for our FREE LIVE WEBINAR! YOUR Turtle Questions Answered!: Q & A with Jordan Gray See YOUR Turtle Questions Answered! In this webinar, the TSA’s Communication and Outreach Coordinator Jordan Gray will respond to numerous questions…

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TSA Webinar # 7

28 April 2020 |

In our effort to continue educating turtle lovers of all ages during these trying times, the TSA invites you to join us for our FREE LIVE WEBINAR! Turtles 401: Q & A with Jordan Gray Get YOUR Turtle Questions Ready! In this webinar the TSA’s Communication and Outreach Coordinator Jordan Gray will continue teaching you the basics about…

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Painting Happy Turtles!

21 April 2020 |

Let’s paint happy turtles together! Join “Bob Gray” as he happily paints a Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) using one of the many Coloring Pages offered by the Turtle Survival Alliance. Bob will only not show you all the happy colors of the Painted Terrapin, but also take you on a journey to the island of…

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World Turtle Day® Apparel!

21 April 2020 |

World Turtle Day®, started by the American Tortoise Rescue in 2000, is observed by the turtle conservation community each year on May 23rd. On this day, we celebrate the diversity, beauty, and preservation of the 350 living species of turtles, tortoises, sea turtles, and terrapins found on Earth. This year, we’re not only celebrating the beginning of a…

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Webinar #5: TSA’s 10 Ways YOU Can Help Turtles on Earth Day!

20 April 2020 |

In our effort to continue educating turtle lovers of all ages during these trying times, the TSA invites you to join us for our FREE LIVE WEBINAR on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! TSA’s 10 Ways YOU Can Help Turtles on Earth Day! Let’s talk about how YOU can help turtles! In this webinar, the…

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Saving the World's Most Endangered Turtles and Tortoises

Coordinating Global Response to Confiscation Events

The TSA has made a bold commitment:

 

Zero Turtle Extinctions

in the 21st Century