Climate change, human activities take toll on spiny softshell turtles: UTRCA researchers

The extreme weather this year has stirred up some turtle trouble and kept researchers working with endangered spiny softshell turtles in the Thames watershed on high alert. A local species at risk biologist says April and May’s abnormally cool weather…

‘We decided to take matters into our own hands’: Île-Bizard residents go rogue to save turtles

Some Île-Bizard residents are going above and beyond in an effort to save the lives of wild turtles in their area. Feeling the city was not taking the plight of the turtles seriously, residents have set up their own road…

Alberta Fish and Wildlife looking for illegal pet turtles that pose ‘potential public health hazard’

Alberta Fish and Wildlife officials are searching for two map turtles that were purchased in Gibbons, Alta., last December. Officials believe a Fort McMurray woman purchased the turtles not knowing they were an illegal species. “No charges will be laid…