12th Turtle Day - June: VIRTUAL

Our 12th Annual Turtle Day: Monitoring Eastern Box Turtles at the privately-owned Smith Conservation Easement in Gardiner with naturalists Joe Bridges and Beth Herr has been made VIRTUAL. (Limited registration – free event – location given upon registration).

Check back in June to view a photo gallery and video clips from previous turtle walks.


History of Turtle Day: Anne Smith with the aid of biologist Joe Bridges, has been monitoring these creatures’ migrations, hibernation habits and reproductive success since 2005, distinguishing individual turtles by the distinctive fingerprint-like orange and black rosette patterns on their domed shells.


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