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Messy Church Kids Raise Over $400 to Save Turtles!

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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! 

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2015 Fall Visiting Hours

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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 more »

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Great Turtle Turnout at the ROM!

One young ROM visitor touches the shell of a snapping turtle model
while learning the troubles facing Ontario’s turtles.

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 event at the ROM which brings together environmental organizations working to solve biodiversity- related problems while also more »

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We to We Visits KTTC

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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 more »

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St. Teresa’s Twoonies for Turtles

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Staff and volunteers at KTTC want to thank the students at St. Teresa’s school in Peterborough. The students held a week-long “Toonies for Turtles” fundraising campaign and raised $117 to go towards the care of the 180+ turtles that will remain at the hospital through the winter months! KTTC went to the school and presented more »

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Nash raised $50.27 swapping stickers

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With a little help from Mom Beverly 17 month old Nash,  raised $50.27 for turtles this Halloween. In lieu of trick-or-treating Nash visited family and friends in his turtle costume, exchanging KTTC stickers for donations.  

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Brandon does it again! Raising another $145 for turtles at his 6th Birthday!

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  2013 – Brandon has done it again!! He recently celebrated his 6th Birthday and in lieu of gifts he asked for donations to KTTC!  He has raised $345 for turtles over the past three years! What a hero! 2012 – Last Halloween Brandon elected to raise money for turtles instead of collecting candy. This year more »

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Rose gives KTTC gifts on her birthday

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Rose decided to do something different for her birthday this year, something special for turtles! So her mother, Lisa, contacted the staff at Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre to get an idea of what items we needed to help us take care of the hundreds of turtles that are admitted to our hospital. They put together more »

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William’s koolaid stand brings in $20.85 for KTTC

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On a hot July day 6-year-old William set up a kool-aid and brownie stand at his parent’s yard sale where he raised a total of $20.85! Rather than keeping it, he insisted that it be donated to the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre to help the injured turtles at the hospital. KTTC outreach volunteers had visited William’s school, and apparently the presentation had made quite more »

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