News from around the Commonwealth concerning turtles.
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Celebrate Turtles with MassWildlife!
Westborough--The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW), invites the public to a "Celebrate Turtles" event from 4PM - 7PM at the DFW Field Headquarters off North Drive in Westborough.
This free, family-friendly event will provide turtle enthusiasts a close encounter with a broad selection of live native turtles found here in Massachusetts, including both common and state-listed species. Learn about the threats to turtles here in Massachusetts and ways in which you can help these ancient creatures. Talk with biologists and other turtle enthusiasts at a variety of turtle related stations featuring native turtles, turtle telemetry and research, turtle conservation tips, and a presentation on Head-starting Endangered Red-bellied Cooter (turtle) hatchlings.