September 2018

Robyn Bell – Education Student

By |2021-05-06T21:34:02-05:00September 18th, 2018|Events, Kids, Outreach, Uncategorized|

Hello everyone! My name is Robyn Bell, and I am currently a second year Bachelor of Education student at Trent University in Peterborough. I began volunteering with the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre (OTTC), specifically their Education and Outreach program, as a part of my alternative practicum placement. I knew that the OTCC would be [...]

August 2015

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 [...]

February 2013

KTTC now in partnership with Camp Kawartha for their “Be A Water Steward” program!

By |2013-02-28T13:46:04-05:00February 28th, 2013|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre is excited to be partnering with Camp Kawartha for their new "Be A Water Steward" program. Working in partnership with Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority, this program will bring school kids in to the Camp Kawartha Environment Centre at Trent University for two days of programming on the importance of wetlands. Kids will [...]

September 2012

Nov 1 Turtle Workshop at OWREN Conference

By |2012-09-13T09:41:10-05:00September 13th, 2012|Events, Uncategorized|

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Sue Carstairs is going to be offering a day-long "Turtle Workshop" at the upcoming Ontario Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Network Conference in Niagara Falls, ON. The conference will run from Thursday November 1-3, 2012 with the Turtle Workshop being held on Thursday November 1st. All registration costs for the [...]

KTTC @ Peterborough Field Naturalists

By |2012-09-05T10:48:59-05:00September 5th, 2012|Events, Outreach, Uncategorized|

All are welcome to come out to the Peterborough Field Naturalists' meeting on Wednesday, September 12th at 7:30pm, in the Auditorium of the Peterborough Public Library. The Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre has been growing steadily since it first opened its doors in 2002. Kate Siena, Development Coordinator at the KTTC, will share with the group some of the successes [...]

May 2012

BBQ Fundraiser at Pet Supply Warehouse!

By |2012-05-30T09:23:15-05:00May 30th, 2012|Events, Uncategorized|

Your support is needed! The Turtle Trauma Centre, located in Peterborough, is under financial strain due to increased cost and lack of funding. This is an essential service! Seven out of eight turtle species in Ontario are now at risk of becoming extinct. The Pet Supply Warehouse is hosting the second annual BBQ and information day on June [...]

March 2012

Bowlathon, Sunday, April 22nd

By |2012-03-01T10:11:03-05:00March 1st, 2012|Events, Uncategorized|

Put together a team, collect pledges from friends, family, and co-workers, and challenge “The Stinkpots” (the KTTC's first team - more to come!). Bowling and shoe rental is free, but each participant must raise a minimum of $50. The event is being organized by Morello’s Independent Grocers, all proceeds benefit KTTC. For more details, sign-up [...]

September 2011

Revenge of the Turtles Preview Party

By |2011-09-18T09:14:06-05:00September 18th, 2011|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Revenge of the Turtles is a volunteer fundraising project for the benefit of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre, which will ultimately see the production of an original CD, showcasing some of the finest musical talent in the Kawarthas. The volunteers held a CD Prevue Party on Sept 8 which netted $1500 for the project. Many [...]

May 2011

2nd Annual Art of the Turtle Raises $7K!

By |2017-02-13T21:30:14-05:00May 30th, 2011|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Just a sampling of the 70 pieces of artwork that were up for auction! Seventy pieces of art were sold by live and silent auction at our second annual "The Art of the Turtle" on May 14. Organizers estimate that the event raised $7,000 for the KTTC! More details and further thank yous will be [...]

April 2011

The Art of the Turtle 2011

By |2011-04-27T09:12:19-05:00April 27th, 2011|Events, Uncategorized|

Friday, May 13, 2011 7-10pm, viewing at 6pm Peterborough Public Library $20 KTTC members / $30 non-members Tickets available now online or at Titles Bookstore (379 George St N, Peterborough) Last year's The Art of the Turtle event raised over $13,000 for the KTTC! The event was a resounding success, and our volunteers [...]