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July 2016

Turtles at Twilight Movie Night

By |2021-05-06T21:34:02-05:00July 27th, 2016|Past Events, Uncategorized|

Join us Thursday July 21st for KTTC's first ever outdoor movie night featuring the animated new release, Zootopia! Drop in from 8 to 9 pm to tour our visitor center, meet our education turtles and have all your turtlely questions answered. The movie will be starting at 9 pm in our backyard outdoor education center, [...]

December 2015

Messy Church Kids Raise Over $400 to Save Turtles!

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00December 23rd, 2015|Kids, Uncategorized|

Check out these amazing kid heroes! The kids that participate in the Messy Church Program at St. George's Anglican Church crafted, learned, and raised over $400.00 to help us save turtles! With our busiest year yet at the hospital, we sure were glad to have their support. Thank you so much, you guys ROCK! 

November 2015

Visit Our Store

By |2021-05-06T21:31:20-05:00November 12th, 2015|News & Updates|

Visit our Store! Our on-site store offers a wide selection of gifts for the turtle-lover on your list. Our "I Brake for Turtles" t-shirts and original art and jewelry, all make wonderful gifts. We also have books, pottery, original framed photos by professional photographers, as well as artwork created by the turtles themselves! Our book, [...]

September 2015

2015 Fall Visiting Hours

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00September 25th, 2015|Kids, Outreach, Uncategorized|

Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre Visiting Hours We have some exciting news happening now until the end of November! KTTC will have weekend visiting hours from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturdays, please stop by the Centre to meet and learn about turtles, check out our new hatchlings, and enjoy the outdoor education area while the [...]

August 2015

KTTC Talk Turtle Coservation on CBC’s Fresh Air

By |2021-05-06T21:31:36-05:00August 28th, 2015|News & Updates|

The work of volunteers and staff at the KTTC help protect and preserve Ontario's biodiversity. General Manager Lindsay Maxim talked with CBC's Fresh Air about the work the centre does, the dangers turtles face, and what to do if you see one crossing the road. Find out more about what to do if you ever [...]

Making Ontario a Safer Place for Turtles

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00August 26th, 2015|Turtle Hospital, Uncategorized|

With seven of the eight species of Ontario turtles listed as species at risk, OVC graduate Sue Carstairs is leading the charge to rehabilitate and protect them Every year more than 500 turtles are brought to the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre (soon to be the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre) with life-threatening injuries, usually because they have been [...]

Great Turtle Turnout at the ROM!

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00August 18th, 2015|Kids, Outreach, Uncategorized|

Education Coordinator, Lauren, showcasing the shell of a Blandings turtle while engaging with the public on turtle conservation. The Kawartha Turtle Trauma Center was all the buzz at the Royal Ontario Museum last weekend as families were able to engage and learn about Ontario’s  turtles. The KTTC was visiting as part of the Partners in Protection [...]

We to We Visits KTTC

By |2021-05-06T21:34:03-05:00August 14th, 2015|Kids, Uncategorized|

It was an exciting day on July 29th at the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Center as a group of Me to We campers visited to help with the landscaping and gardening of the new outdoor education center! The sun was hot and the humidity seemed relentless but the campers were in good spirits with high energy [...]

April 2015

Spring is Coming in Like a Turtle ROM Event

By |2015-04-13T10:05:07-05:00April 13th, 2015|Past Events, Uncategorized|

THANK YOU to everyone who attended Spring is Coming in Like a Turtle! Your generosity and support helped to make this event a huge success. On April 9th, guests joined the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre at the ROM for a chance to meet and mingle with our world class turtle veterinarian and biologists. They heard [...]

March 2015

2015 KTTC Open House

By |2015-03-30T11:28:57-05:00March 30th, 2015|Past Events, Uncategorized|

THANK YOU to everyone who attended the Open House on March 22, 2015! We welcomed 818 visitors through the doors of KTTC and raised over $4, 500. Without all of you, this event wouldn't have been the amazing success it was! Some activities of the day included: a bake sale, silent auction, children's crafts, educational [...]

September 2014

Art Of The Turtle 2013

By |2017-02-13T21:16:33-05:00September 18th, 2014|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Thank You to all the artists, artisans, designers, sculptors, potters, jewelers, quilters, photographers, musicians and authors who contributed their time, materials and passion to support the great work of the KTTC. It is the responsibility of the entire human family to ensure that turtles (and all wildlife) continue to thrive in the wild, and thank [...]