National Turtle Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: May 23, 2017 is National Turtle Day.

Turtle Day

Turtle Day encourages you to definitely uncover the field of turtles and tortoises, and also to learn the best way to assistance to safeguard and enable them to thrive. Ideas include dressing as turtles, saving turtles on streets, or involved in turtle research.

Busy turtle stranding season ahead?
Busy turtle stranding season ahead?

Outside of one 120-turtle day when the first wintery storm hit before Christmas the Sanctuary's hardened volunteers have tracked the turtles down, collected them and transported them to the New England Aquarium in Quincy for safe-keeping. The record ...

World Turtle Day: What to know and how to help
World Turtle Day: What to know and how to help

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- Turtle Day celebrates turtles and tortoises of all kinds every May 23. Created by American Tortoise Rescue in 2000, the annual observance is meant to raise awareness of the animals, their welfare and their increasingly ...

Great Barrier Reef under the spotlight for world turtle day – video
Great Barrier Reef under the spotlight for world turtle day – video

Queensland is gearing up for world turtle day on 23 May, and the beaches of the Great Barrier Reef are in the spotlight. Doctor Col Limpus of the threatened species unit at the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection says promoting the day is ...

Just in Time for World Turtle Day: Adorable Rare Baby Spider Tortoise Hatches
Just in Time for World Turtle Day: Adorable Rare Baby Spider Tortoise Hatches

World Turtle Day is celebrated every year during May 23 to remember the plight of these marine animals from turtles to tortoises. This annual event was created by the American Tortoise Rescue in 2000 in an effort to raise awareness for the animals ...

NC Arboretum in Asheville to host Box Turtle Day
NC Arboretum in Asheville to host Box Turtle Day

ASHEVILLE Love reptiles and amphibians? Then hurry up on out to The North Carolina Arboretum this week. The Arboretum is hosting its inaugural Reptile and Amphibian Week today, June 23, through Saturday, June 27. Funded in partnership with UNC ...

NC Arboretum hosts Reptile and Amphibian Week, Box Turtle Day
NC Arboretum hosts Reptile and Amphibian Week, Box Turtle Day

ASHEVILLE – The North Carolina Arboretum will host its inaugural Reptile and Amphibian Week June 23-27. Funded in partnership with UNC Greensboro's Herpetology Education in Rural Places and Spaces Project, the week is dedicated to educating ...

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