• Western Painted Turtle / Photo by Jared Clarke

Turtles

Support the Adopt a turtle Program by

filling out the attached form    Turtle Form   

Once filled, please mail to:     Nature Saskatchewan, Room 206,  1860 Lorne St.   Regina, SK       S4P 2L7

The Friends of Wascana Marsh are financially supporting the Turtle research in the marsh. Researchers from the University of Regina and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum are undertaking a study to learn:

  • What areas of Wascana Marsh are critical for
    Photo credit Jared Clarke - painted turtle

    Photo credit Jared Clarke - painted turtle

    Western Painted Turtle survival?
  • Where do Painted Turtles overwinter in the marsh?
  • How many Painted Turtles are in Wascana Marsh?                                                                 
  • For photos and more information: http://royalsaskmuseum.ca/wascanaturtles
Fundraising Objectives
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We are trying to raise $14,000 with our partners the Royal Saskatchewan Museum and the University to continue this program.

Key Dates
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The program will run for 2 years beginning the spring of 2015.