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  • KTTC talks turtles on CBC's Fresh Air!

    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 come across one of Ontario's oldest residents in need of aid.

Ontario's Turtle Hospital

KTTC provides emergency medical and rehabilitative care to native wild turtles that have been hit by cars on our roadways - with the goal of releasing them back into their natural habitat.

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Conservation Initiatives

KTTC is conducting field work that involves radio-tracking released Blanding's turtle hatchlings. With the aid of transmitters, we hope to learn more about their habits and survival in the wild.

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Outreach & Education

With 7 of the 8 species of Ontario's turtle listed as "Species at Risk", KTTC's education program helps promote turtle conservation and stewardship across Ontario.

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