April 2015

My KTTC Journey Post #9

By |2015-04-06T10:09:29-04:00April 6th, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

A campaign by Toronto Zoo and Crime Stoppers aimed at educating people about illegal turtle trade compares the trafficking of wildlife to the illegal trade of guns, drugs and people. Good morning KTTC supporters! Today I’m going to focus my post on a more serious topic that I, and I’m sure many other [...]

March 2015

My KTTC Journey Post #7

By |2015-03-23T10:11:32-04:00March 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Good morning KTTC supporters! It’s with great pleasure I announce that yesterday’s Open House was a tremendous success! We had 818 people through the doors in 4 short hours. The house was packed from wall-to-wall with people interested in turtles and the work that KTTC does. It was great to see such an amazing turnout [...]

My KTTC Journey Post #6

By |2015-03-02T15:04:55-04:00March 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Help Make a Difference Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre helps save the lives of hundreds of turtles each and every year. Without the help of our amazing supporters, KTTC would not be able to operate the way it does. We always appreciate financial contributions, but also value the donation of supplies to help reduce expenses and [...]

February 2015

My KTTC Journey Post #5

By |2015-02-16T16:07:45-04:00February 16th, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

HAPPY FAMILY DAY!  I hope you are all spending the day with your family, or the ones you consider to be family. Today is about being with the ones you love and maybe even doing activities you don’t always get to do with them. Some include braving the frigid temperatures, while others will keep you [...]

My KTTC Journey Post #4

By |2015-02-09T13:14:55-04:00February 9th, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

"Your Valentine will love our products!" February 14th: Valentine’s Day- A day of romance, chocolate and love. The usual jewelry, chocolate and flower gifts are predictable though. Why not give a gift that shows your love of not only your significant other, but also your or their love of turtles-while supporting an amazing [...]

January 2015

My KTTC Journey Post #3

By |2015-01-26T13:15:18-04:00January 26th, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Good afternoon everyone! Look at the detail of Andrea's shell Having been at the KTTC for three weeks now, I have started to make a connection with the beautiful creatures that inhabit these walls. I am fascinated with their every day habits and could honestly watch them for hours on end (especially the [...]

My KTTC Journey Post #2

By |2015-01-19T13:44:50-04:00January 19th, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre,located at 1434 Chemong Rd #4,Peterborough As a newcomer to the KTTC, I walked through the doors with very little knowledge of turtles and the damage that can be done to them. As with any animal, I knew there would be threats from humans and other creatures, but I had [...]

My KTTC Journey Post #1

By |2015-01-05T13:27:20-04:00January 5th, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Hello supporters of Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre! My name is Jessica Brooks and I will be doing my placement at the KTTC from now until the end of April. I am in my final year of Public Relations at Durham College and it is a requirement of the program to complete a one-day-a-week non-profit placement, [...]

April 2014

A New Face in the Pond: Change of the Seasons

By |2014-04-14T15:52:55-04:00April 14th, 2014|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

It seems that spring may finally be here... And its about time! After that long cold winter, I am welcoming it with open arms, even if it means a little rain. The warm weather also means a few things for the KTTC. One: Turtles that have been here recovering over the winter will soon be [...]

A New Face in the Pond: A Grand Success!

By |2014-04-07T15:37:12-04:00April 7th, 2014|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Wow! Last weekend's Grand Opening was an overwhelming success. We welcomed over 1,000 people through our doors on Saturday! In fact, we were so busy that I didn't even have a chance to write a blog post. So I think now is a great time to say a HUGE thank you to everyone that attended. [...]

March 2014

A New Face in the Pond: Opening our Doors

By |2014-03-25T20:19:06-04:00March 25th, 2014|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

If you’ve been following the KTTC over the last few months, you know we have been working hard on our new location. The effort is truly paying off as we prepare to open our doors to the public this Saturday, March 29 for our Grand Opening! Come out anytime from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. [...]