Turtle Guardians is awarded funding by the Ontario Trillium Foundation

We are pleased and humbled to be awarded a 3-year Grow Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Over these years, the Turtle Guardian partners will be developing curriculum for Guardians, recruiting and education Guardians, creating online database management and frameworks, creating cool apps for Guardians to track their actives, and running outreach programs such as our Annual Awards Gala and our Turtle Walks...and plenty more.

Stay tuned as we tool up!

Become a Turtle Guardian. Future Eco-heros!

Turtle Guardians is a Citizen Science program, that engages children, youth and adults to help report and recover turtles in Ontario. Turtle Guardians is a new and collaborative program of The Land Between charity with amazing partners of The Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre (home of the Turtle Trauma Centre); The Toronto Zoo; Ontario Nature; The START program of the Georgian Bay Turtle Hospital; The Trillium Lakelands District School Board; Scales Nature Park; and EcoKare International

Turtle Country: The Land Between

A stronghold of Ontario's Turtles: More than 1/3 of Ontario's turtles live in The Land Between region of central Ontario. This is the region where turtle recovery is possible. It is a land of hope. Help us recover turtles in Ontario. Join Turtle Guardians or our Turtle Walk.