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Turtles at Twilight Movie Night

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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 turtely questions answered. The movie will be starting at 9 pm in our backyard outdoor education center, more »

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Spring is Coming in Like a Turtle ROM Event

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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 more »

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2015 KTTC Open House

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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 more »

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Art Of The Turtle 2013

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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 more »

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2014 Best Ball Charity Golf Tournament raised $3,400!

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The first charity golf tournament in support of KTTC was a huge success! Check out more about the event put on by local Trent students here. A big thank you to our sponsors who made the event such a big hit! Hole Sponsors: Bowen’s Appliance Service Multi Menu Pet Food Champs Sports Bar Primal Cuts more »

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

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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 more »

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Wildlife rehabbers trained in turtle trauma

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The Turtle Workshop at Ontario Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Network Conference in Niagara Falls went really well, raising over $2,500 for KTTC. Here is a photo of one of the attendees attempting to get blood from a deceased snapping turtle. Many more people are now trained to help with turtle triage come spring! Thank you more »

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Nov 3 Auction raises $3,800!

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Our November 3rd auction raised just over $3,800 for KTTC! Thank you to all who helped organize and run the event, including Keith Monk, Ste. Anne’s Spa, The Chocolate Rabbit, Cat Sass in Norwood, Janet Knight and the Hastings Craft Group, Kawartha Wine, Sharon and Allan Hill, Eureka camping supplies, and many more. Local artists Jody Paudash, more »

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Revenge of the Turtles Preview Party

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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 more »

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

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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 posted here soon. Photos from the night are being posted in an online photo more »

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