Info: Turtle Handling 101

Turtles are emerging from hibernation and it won’t be long until they are searching out places to lay their eggs. Unfortunately that means they will soon be crossing roads and may need your help to do so safely. Here are some handy resources you should check out to ensure you are prepared.

The Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme has produced a video demonstrating techniques to safely help a snapping turtle across a road: https://www.youtube.com/embed/Lgd_B6iKPxU

The Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre has a Turtle Handling 101 document: https://ontarioturtle.ca/…/…/2017/04/Turtle-Handling-101.pdf