Turtles Are Wildlife Heroes
About 70% of fish and wildlife across Eastern North America depend on freshwater turtles to clean water, cycle nutrients, and spread seeds & biodiversity.
However, 75% of the world's turtles and tortoises are at risk of becoming extinct.
GET YOUR 2024 TG CALENDAR!
Support turtle conservation with your purchase of our annual calendar.
This year's theme is Sports. Fun photos and facts. Great Christmas gifts to inspire and uplift those you love, while supporting the recovery of our amazing friends. All proceeds support turtle rescue, research, and recovery efforts.
Pre-order your calendar for delivery at the end of November. Limited supplies available this year.
At Turtle Guardians, we provide education, conduct research, rescue turtles on roads, and implement mitigation solutions. We also rescue, incubate and release turtle hatchlings under special permits. This practice, also known as "headstarting", increases odds of survival and helps bolster turtle populations.
Note: All research including turtle measurements, incubation and releases, and tunnel system installations are done under wildlife permits and with authorizations.
FOUND A TURTLE?
Unless injured or in immediate danger, it is important to let turtles stay in nature, in their home territories. Learn what to do and why.
Found a turtle? Take note of the location, snap a photo, and help recovery planning for populations
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