Chelonian Visitor Center opens in Vietnam

The Turtle Survival Aliance is pleased to announce the opening of the Chelonian Visitor Center in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam. The visitor center represents the region’s first visitor interpretation center focused exclusively on the conservation of turtles and freshwater turtles. The new educational facilities incorporate a range of interpretive displays and exhibits including underwater viewing tanks, a turtle egg incubation and hatchling room, and a mock hunting camp and forest trail. The center was developed by the park, in partnership with Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV). The project received technical support from the Asian Turtle Conservation Program at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and received financial support from the TSA and many other conservation organizations. To read the full press release from ENV, please click here .