Dear Valued Supporter, While these are indeed troubled times for turtles, today the same can be said for the people that help ensure their survival. We want you to know that our thoughts are with you – our friends, supporters, and partners – as we navigate this uncertain and very challenging time. This report will…

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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 201: 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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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 101: Q & A with Jordan Gray Get YOUR Turtle Questions Ready! In this webinar, the TSA’s Communication and Outreach Coordinator Jordan Gray will teach you the basics…

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Dalton State College in North Georgia has moved to remote learning this semester due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), but the turtles at their (TAC) Turtle Assurance Colony, still need care. TAC is part of the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) global efforts, and is managed by Chris Manis, assistant professor of biology and curator of the…

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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! Transforming Passion for Turtles into Effective Conservation Action TSA’s Communication and Outreach Coordinator Jordan Gray will take you on a journey around the world to see how passion…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: TINA ROLEN, ZOO KNOXVILLEtrolen@zooknoxville.org/865.919.1240 RICK HUDSON, TURTLE SURVIVAL ALLIANCErhudson@fortworthzoo.org /817.343.7380 Knoxville, Tenn. (March 3, 2020) – Zoo Knoxville and the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) have been awarded a $50,000 grant to support the return of 1,000 critically endangered Radiated Tortoises (Astrochelys radiata) rescued from illegal wildlife trafficking operations to the wild in…

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“Our collective hearts reach out to the Pritchard family on this day of sad news. It’s hard to avoid hyperbole when speaking of Peter. He truly was a “giant” in the field of turtle biology and conservation. For so many, Peter was a trusted mentor and generous friend. He served as a source of inspiration,…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                Contact: Thom Benson 423-785-3007 Writer: Casey Phillips New national partnership begins to protect America’s turtles, end illegal trafficking Chattanooga, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2020) – Whether they’re hiding them in suitcases, stuffing them into socks or (poorly) disguising them as candy, wildlife traffickers have concocted many schemes to smuggle thousands of turtles out…

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Kalyar Platt This morning Myo Min Win and Steve Platt visited a sandbank near basecamp along the Upper Chindwin River where two clutches of Burmese Roofed Turtle (Batagur trivittata) eggs are being incubated. Their plan was to unearth both clutches, determine if the eggs were fertile, and rebury them along with a device that automatically…

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