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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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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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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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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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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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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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®, 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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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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