Tag Archives: turtles

Calling All Citizen Scientists…

The Couchiching Conservancy has a goal to effectively monitor and care for the thousands of acres we protect in this region, and as we settle into the 21st century, that order has been supersized.
Partly we are victims of our own blessed success in acquiring new habitats, thanks to all of you. But the odds are also ratcheting up against biodiversity in our region, due to daunting factors such as climate change and the development of unprotected lands.

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Why did the turtle cross the road?

Why did the turtle cross the road? To get to the other side, of course!

It’s a variation on an old joke. People often associate turtles with roads. Unfortunately, two pieces of information are missing in this story- the reason turtles go to the other side is to lay eggs, and sadly, they may not make it without getting run over.

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Conservation groups unite to save turtles

Kids For Turtles Environmental Education has joined forces with The Land Between, The Couchiching Conservancy, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Muskoka Conservancy, Toronto Zoo and Ontario Nature, with funding assistance from Earth Day Community Environment Fund to expand the 2012 turtle nest protection project.

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Volunteer To Help Create Turtle Habitat

Spring into Action: Enjoy two fun-filled nature events with the Conservancy

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